Langston Hughes Quotes

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"Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly." Langston Hughes
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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." Langston Hughes
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"When peoples care for you and cry for you, they can straighten out your soul." Langston Hughes
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"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
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"Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it." Langston Hughes
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"I am amazed that my work of Dylan was chosen as his portrait," Langston Hughes
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"I will not take "but" for an answer" Langston Hughes
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"But there are certain very practical things American Negro writers can do. And must do. There's a song that says, "the time ain't long." That song is right. Something has got to change in Americaand change soon. We must help that change to come." Langston Hughes
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"America never was America to me
And yet I swear this oath-
America will be!"
Langston Hughes
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"Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly." Langston Hughes
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"It's such a Bore Being always Poor." Langston Hughes
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"Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind." Langston Hughes
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"Uncle Willy's Chocolate Factory ... with lots of help from really good assistants." Langston Hughes
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"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun?... Or does it explode?" Langston Hughes
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"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up - like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore - And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over - like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags - like a heavy lead" Langston Hughes
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"I will not take "but" for an answer." Langston Hughes
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