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[Zitat] Unkommentiert – 1984

“Then I started reading. I read everything I could get my hands on, murder mysteries, The Good Earth, everything. By the time I was thirteen I had read myself out of Harlem. There were two libraries in Harlem, and by the time I was thirteen I had read every book in both libraries and I had a card downtown for Forty-Second Street… What I had to do then was bring the two things together: the possibilities the books suggested and the impossibilities of the life around me… Dickens meant a lot to me, for example, because there was a rage in Dickens which was also in me… And Uncle Tom’s Cabin meant a lot to me because there was a rage in her which was somehow in me. Something I recognized without knowing what I recognized.” James Baldwin in The Paris Review, The Art of Fiction No. 78 im Interview mit John Elgrably, Issue 91, Spring 1984

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You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.” — James Baldwin, The Doom and Glory of Knowing Who You Are, Life Magazine, May 24, 1963.

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[Zitat] Unkommentiert – 1800

Nirgends kann man den Grad der Kultur einer Stadt und überhaupt den Geist ihres herrschenden Geschmacks schneller und doch zugleich richtiger kennen lernen, als in den Lesebibliotheken.“ Heinrich von Kleist 

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