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Comprehensive information about Langston Hughes including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, short story writer, and newspaper columnist. He is noted as having been a creator of jazz poetry and as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, an African American cultural movement that occurred during the 1920s and 1930s. This educational Langston Hughes resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose. Quote Right
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Quote Left No woman can be handsome by the force of features alone, any more that she can be witty by only the help of speech. Quote Right
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Quote Left Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Quote Right
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Quote Left As I learn from you, I guess you learn from me—... Quote Right
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Quote Left Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying. Quote Right
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