James Baldwin

Whether they were heroes, poets, scholars, or leaders, the brightest minds in human history have thought and written about values and their meanings. Here are some inspirational quotes by James Baldwin.

learning

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”

James Baldwin (1924-1987); Author

optimism

“Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.”

James Baldwin (1924-1987); Author

inspiration

“Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.”

James Baldwin (1924-1987); Author