Added by staff

Get quotes of the day


People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster.

This quote is about innocence.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

A bit about James Baldwin ...

James Baldwin: a writer (1924-1987)

These people bookmarked this quote:

Tammy avatar
Tammy

I'm female, say nothing

aazam avatar
aazam

I'm female, single

Courtneeey avatar
Courtneeey

I'm female, say nothing


Get Quotes of the Day

Your daily dose of thought, inspiration and motivation.