Quotation Explorer - 'Langston Hughes'

I stay cool, and dig all jive,That's the way I stay alive.My motto, as I live and learn, isDig and be dugIn return. - Langston Hughes
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
Though you may hear me holler,And you may see me cry--I'll be dogged, sweet baby,If you gonna see me die. - Langston Hughes
Cheap little rhymesA cheap little tuneAre sometimes as dangerousAs a sliver of the moon. - Langston Hughes
LIBERTY! FREEDOM! DEMOCRACY!True anyhow no matter how manyLiars use those words. - Langston Hughes
Oh, God of Dust and Rainbows,Help us to seeThat without the dust the rainbowWould not be. - Langston Hughes
I've known rivers:I've 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
I went down to the river,I set down on the bank.I tried to think but couldn't,So I jumped in and sank. - Langston Hughes
When peoples cry for you, they can straighten out your soul. - Langston Hughes
I like to work, read, learn, and understand life. - Langston Hughes
Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. - Langston Hughes
Hold fast to dreams,For if dreams dieLife is a broken-winged bird,That cannot fly. - Langston Hughes
What happens to a dream deferred? - Langston Hughes
God in his infinite wisdomDid not make me very wise-So when my actions are stupidThey hardly take God by surprise. - Langston Hughes
Well, I like to eat, sleep, drink, and be in love.I like to work, read, learn, and understand life. - Langston Hughes
Pleasured equallyIn seeking as in finding,Each detail minding,Old Walt went seekingAnd finding. - Langston Hughes
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
Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it. - Langston Hughes
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