Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.
"James Mercer Langston Hughes" was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist.
He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry. Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "the negro was in vogue", which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue".If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More Langston Hughes on Wikipedia.
When peoples care for you and cry for you, they can straighten out your soul.
I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.
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.
An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.
Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.
Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die, Life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly, Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams go, Life is a barren field, Frozen with snow.
I will not take "but" for an answer.