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Life According to Langston Hughes

quote by Langston Hughes on white text over a mirror image of a city skyline

"Hold fast to dreams/ For if dreams die/ Life is a broken-winged bird/ That cannot fly." — Langston Hughes

Quote by Langston Hughes that starts Cheap little rhymes with white text on gray boxes over a green and white marbled background

"Cheap little rhymes/ A cheap little tune/ Are sometimes as dangerous/ As a sliver of the moon." — Langston Hughes

quote by Langston Hughes about an artist being free designed with black text on light blue box on photographic background of  sand dunes

"An artist must be free to choose what he does certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose." — Langston Hughes

quote by Langston Hughes on mission of artist black text next to silhouetted photo of young black man

"Perhaps the mission of an artist is to interpret beauty to people — the beauty within themselves." — Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes quote with photo of mountain landscape

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

Langston Hughes quote on getting things done white text on blue green square over blue green marbled background

"... the only way to get a thing done is to start to do it, then keep on doing it, and finally you'll finish it...." — Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes quote over photo of hands

"I look at my own body/ With eyes no longer blind—/ And I see that my own hands can make/ The world that's in my mind." — Langston Hughes

quote by Langston Hughes about building worlds with white text on photographic background of a pier with a structure on it

"When a man starts out to build a world, he starts first with himself." — Langston Hughes

quote by Langston Hughes that starts Life is a big sea in black text on white boxes over a photograph of a blue filmy material

"Life is a big sea full of many fish. I let down my nets and pulled. I'm still pulling." — Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes quote about writing white text over photograph of books

"Go home and write/ a page tonight./ And let that page come out of you—/ Then, it will be true." — Langston Hughes

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