My life, my real life, was in danger, and not from anything other people might do but from the hatred I carried in my own heart.

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Original Citation

Baldwin, James. "Me and My House." Harper's Magazine, Nov. 1955.

Current Citation

Baldwin, James. "Notes of a Native Son." James Baldwin: Collected Essays. Edited by Toni Morrison. Library of America, 1998.