Facts about Langston Hughes USA Flag

Summary

Langston Hughes was a famous Poet from USA, who lived between February 1, 1902 and May 22, 1967.

Biography

Hughes studied 1921-1922 at Columbia University in Harlem. Hughes looked like many other African Americans in their time communism as an alternative to the then-segregated U.S. society. He traveled a lot because in the Soviet Union and Central Asia, often in areas that were normally closed to Westerners. He was often active in several communist initiative but called himself never a Communist and was never in any communist party. The reason for this must have been that he considered him as the author could not accept the strict discipline that communism was based.

Since 1953 he was called in for questioning about their links with communism, he denied them vigorously, prompting some of his partners in the radical left movement to distance themselves from him.

As a playwright he has also written Mulatto, 1931, the libretto for Kurt Weill opera Street Scene, 1947

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 14 quotes who is written / told by Langston, under the main topics: Humor, Nature.

Related authors: Kurt Weill

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langston_Hughes

Famous quotes by Langston Hughes (14)


Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"When peoples care for you and cry for you, they can straighten out your soul"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun?... Or does it explode?"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We Negro writers, just by being black, have been on the blacklist all our lives. Censorship for us begins at the color line"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It's such a Bore Being always Poor"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I will not take "but" for an answer"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying"


Comments