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Langston Hughes quotes (14)

An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.
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Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.
Langston Hughes   Category: Nature

Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.
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Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.
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I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.
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I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.
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I will not take "but" for an answer.
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It's such a Bore Being always Poor.
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Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.
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Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
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Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.
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We Negro writers, just by being black, have been on the blacklist all our lives. Censorship for us begins at the color line.
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What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun?... Or does it explode?
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When peoples care for you and cry for you, they can straighten out your soul.
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