Quote of the Day
 
 

Langston Hughes Quotes

Find the best Langston Hughes quotes with images from our collection at QuotesLyfe. You can download, copy and even share it on Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp, Linkedin, Pinterst, Reddit, etc. with your family, friends, colleagues, etc. The available pictures of Langston Hughes quotes can be used as your mobile or desktop wallpaper or screensaver.


Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.

Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.


         

Yet the ivory gods, And the ebony gods, And the gods of diamond-jade, Are only silly puppet gods That people themselves Have made.-

Yet the ivory gods, And the ebony gods, And the gods of diamond-jade, Are only silly puppet gods That people themselves Have made.-


         


Looks like what drives me crazyDon't have no effect on you--But I'm gonna keep on at itTill it drives you crazy, too.

Looks like what drives me crazyDon't have no effect on you--But I'm gonna keep on at itTill it drives you crazy, too.


         

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

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


         


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

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


         

Life is for the living.Death is for the dead.Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.

Life is for the living.Death is for the dead.Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.


         

Pleasured equallyIn seeking as in finding, Each detail minding, Old Walt went seekingAnd finding.

Pleasured equallyIn seeking as in finding, Each detail minding, Old Walt went seekingAnd finding.


         

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

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


         

LIBERTY! FREEDOM! DEMOCRACY!True anyhow no matter how manyLiars use those words.

LIBERTY! FREEDOM! DEMOCRACY!True anyhow no matter how manyLiars use those words.


         

Oh, God of Dust and Rainbows, Help us to seeThat without the dust the rainbowWould not be.

Oh, God of Dust and Rainbows, Help us to seeThat without the dust the rainbowWould not be.


         

I like to work, read, learn, and understand life.

I like to work, read, learn, and understand life.


         


Perhaps the mission of an artist is to interpret beauty to people - the beauty within themselves.

Perhaps the mission of an artist is to interpret beauty to people - the beauty within themselves.


         

I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.

I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.


         

Books -where if people suffered, they suffered in beautiful language, not in monosyllables, as we did in Kansas

Books -where if people suffered, they suffered in beautiful language, not in monosyllables, as we did in Kansas


         

Hold fast to dreamsfor if dreams dielife is a broken-winged birdthat can not fly.Hold fast to dreamsfor when dreams golife is a barren fieldfrozen with snow.

Hold fast to dreamsfor if dreams dielife is a broken-winged birdthat can not fly.Hold fast to dreamsfor when dreams golife is a barren fieldfrozen with snow.


         

Though you may hear me holler, And you may see me cry--I'll be dogged, sweet baby, If you gonna see me die.

Though you may hear me holler, And you may see me cry--I'll be dogged, sweet baby, If you gonna see me die.


         

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

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


         

So since I'm still here livin', I guess I will live on.I could've died for love--But for livin' I was born.

So since I'm still here livin', I guess I will live on.I could've died for love--But for livin' I was born.


         

The sea is a desert of waves, A wilderness of water.

The sea is a desert of waves, A wilderness of water.


         

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.

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.