Quotation by James Baldwin

There is no way of conveying to the corpse the reasons you have made him one—you have the corpse, and you are, thereafter, at the mercy of a fact which missed the truth, which means that the corpse has you.
James Baldwin (1924–1987), U.S. author. "The Devil Finds Work," sct. 2, The Price of the Ticket (first published 1976, repr. 1985).
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