Richard Wright Quotes: Naw But I Just Cant Get Used To It

Naw. But I Just Can't Get Used To It," Bigger Said. "I Swear To God I Can't. I Know I Oughtn't Think About It, But I Can't Help It. Every Time I Think About It I Feel Like Somebody's Poking A Red-hot Iron Down My Throat. Goddammit, Look! We Live Here And They Live There. We Black And They White. They Got Things And We Ain't. They Do Things And We Can't. It's Just Like Living In Jail. Half The Time I Feel Like I'm On The Outside Of The World Peeping In Through A Knothole In The Fence ... .
— Richard Wright —

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