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Langston Hughes Biography...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.

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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 I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but 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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