James Baldwin was an American writer, who caught the attention of the readers with his novels, essays and plays that beautifully decoded the intricacies of the Western society. Though there was racial, sexual and class distinction that was prevalently present in the Western society at the time of Baldwin, not many could transform the same into their transcripts. Baldwin’s works, as such, were novel and unique as he perfectly explored the palpable yet unspoken truth. He also brought to light some fundamental personal questions that remained unanswered amid social and psychological pressures. ‘Notes of a Native Son’ was the magnum opus of his career that provided black experience in America. He followed it up with ‘Nobody Knows My Name’ which became a bestseller and sold more than a million copies. Some of his other works that gained immense limelight were ‘The Fire Next Time’, ‘Another Country’, ‘No Name in the Street’ and ‘The Devil Finds Work’. He was insightful and iconic as a writer and eloquently spoke of the pain and struggle of black Americans. He also turned out as the leading voice in Civil Rights Movement. Baldwin’s belief is also seen in his quotes that reflect his ideology and philosophy. Check some of the quotes by James Baldwin.