We Are All Products — of Time, Circumstances, and History

james baldwin

I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all. -James Baldwin

So are we all…



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19 replies

  1. Oh I like this quote! Gonna file it away!!! Have a great day!

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  2. Love this quote but makes me wonder does the number of times we have walked this earth, in another form influence the person we are?

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  3. Love that photo of him. I think about this, and for all the imperfections of the US in this day and age, I am so grateful that I don’t live some other places and I do feel hopeful.for our future. Thanks.

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  4. I love that photo. It always makes me wish I could hear his voice. Wait! That’s what google’s for: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=james+baldwin&sm=3 There’s great stuff there!

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  5. Wow, you really keeping it up. I’m actually proud of you in a strange way. You’ve been posting more than I have.

    True quote though, as much as I hate to buy into quotes and popular sayings.

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  6. One of my favorite writers (and also family member haha)

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