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Creative Quotations from . . .
Langston Hughes
(1902-1967) born on
Feb 01
US poet, writer, editor. He was an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance who wrote "The Weary Blues," 1926.
An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.

Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.
What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? . . . Or does it explode?
Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.
To create a market for your writing you have to be consistent, professional, a continuing writer - not just a one-article or a one-story or a one-book man.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain," The Nation, 1926.
R: "The Dream Keeper & Other Poems."
A: "Harlem."
N: In "Reader's Digest."
K: "Writers: Black and White," 1960.

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