Langston Hughes Quotes & Sayings

14 most famous Langston Hughes quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American poet who passed away on 22 May, 1967.

Langston Hughes Quotes
“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.”
Langston Hughes Quotes
“Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.”
Langston Hughes Quotes
“Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.”
Langston Hughes Quotes
“An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.”
Langston Hughes Quotes
“We Negro writers, just by being black, have been on the blacklist all our lives. Censorship for us begins at the color line.”
Langston Hughes Quotes
“I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.”
Langston Hughes Quotes
“What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode?”
Langston Hughes Quotes
“I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.”
Langston Hughes Quotes
“Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.”
Langston Hughes Quotes
“Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.”

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