James Arthur Baldwin
(2 Aug 1924 - 30 Nov 1987)
American novelist and playwright who was a civil rights activist, and much of his work describes black life under oppression in America. His first novel is also his best-known, Go Tell It On the Mountain (1953).
Science Quotes by James Arthur Baldwin (1 quote)
The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
— James Arthur Baldwin
Nobody Knows My Name (1961). In The Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction, 1948-1985 (1985), 302.