Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Quote of the Day (James Baldwin, on How Love Takes Off Our Masks)

“Love takes off the masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. I use the word ‘love’ here not merely in the personal sense but as a state of being, or a state of grace—not in the infantile American sense of being made happy but in the tough and universal sense of quest and daring and growth.” ―African-American novelist-essayist James Baldwin (1924-1987), The Fire Next Time (1963)

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