616 – “But I have always been struck, in America, by an emotional poverty so bottomless, and a terror of human life, of human touch, so deep, that virtually no American appears able to achieve any viable, organic connection between his public stance and his private life.”

–James Baldwin

Quote Number:  1109

Source: Baldwin, James. No Name in the Street. Knopf Doubleday: New York. 2013. Pg 53. Online Here.

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