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James Baldwin Quotes on Love and Life

Sameer Shinde Oct 22, 2019
James Baldwin was an American essayist, novelist, playwright and most thoughtful social critic. He was very forthright through writing about love, life, spirituality and humanity. Here are some of his quotes that will make you more passionate about love and life.

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“Great art can only be created out of love.”
“The place in which I’ll fit will not exist until I make it.”
“It’s a miracle to realize that somebody loves you.”

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“Trust life, and it will teach you, in joy and sorrow, all you need to know.”

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“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle. Love is a war. Love is growing up.”
“Everything in life depends on how that life accepts its limits.”
“Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.”
“Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.”

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“The role of the artist is exactly the same as the role of the lover. If I love you, I have to make you conscious of the things you don’t see.”
“Our crown has already been bought and paid for. All we have to do is wear it”
“A liberal: someone who thinks he knows more about your experience than you do.”