Langston Hughes Quotes

“To some people Love is given, To others Only Heaven.”
Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems
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“Gather out of star-dust, Earth-dust, Cloud-dust, Storm-dust, And splinters of hail, One handful of dream-dust, Not for sale.”
Langston Hughes
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“I swear to the Lord,I still cant see,Why Democracy means,Everybody but me. ”
Langston Hughes
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“Ive known rivers: Ive known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers.”
Langston Hughes
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“I asked you, baby, If you understood- You told me that you didnt, But you thought you would.”
Langston Hughes
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“Out of love, No regrets-- Though the goodness Be wasted forever. Out of love, No regrets-- Though the return Be never.”
Langston Hughes, Selected Poems
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“...the only way to get a thing done is to start to do it, then keep on doing it, and finally youll finish it,....”
Langston Hughes, The Big Sea
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“Yet the ivory gods, And the ebony gods, And the gods of diamond-jade, Are only silly puppet gods That people themselves Have made.-”
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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“Good morning, Revolution: Youre the very best friend I ever had. We gonna pal around together from now on”
Langston Hughes
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