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Langston Hughes
February 1, 1902 - May 22, 1967
Nationality: American
Category: Poet
Subcategory: American Poet

Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.


When peoples care for you and cry for you, they can straighten out your soul.


Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.


What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun?... Or does it explode?


An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.


I will not take "but" for an answer.


Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.


Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.


Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.


I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.


We Negro writers, just by being black, have been on the blacklist all our lives. Censorship for us begins at the color line.


It's such a Bore Being always Poor.


Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.


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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