Hughes Quotes

A million dollars ...

A million dollars isn't what it used to be. ...Howard Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 18
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Wash four distinct and separate time...

Wash four distinct and separate times, using lots of lather each time from individual bars of soap. ...Howard Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 18
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β€œLife is for the living, death is fo...

β€œLife is for the living, death is for the dead. Let life be like music, and death a note unsaid.” - Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 20
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β€œHold fast to dreams, for if drea...

β€œHold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird, that cannot fly.” - Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 03
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Those who say 'you on...

Those who say 'you only live once' have never read a book. β€”John Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 07
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"I tire so of hearing people say, Let things take their co...

"I tire so of hearing people say, Let things take their course. Tomorrow is another day. I do not need my freedom when I'm dead. I cannot live on tomorrow's bread." - Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 11
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β€œLife is for the living. Death is for the d...

β€œLife is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.” ― Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 24
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β€œHold fast to dreams, For if drea...

β€œHold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” ― Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 28
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The greater the artist, the greater the dou...

The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize -- Robert Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 13
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Hold fast to dreams, for if dre...

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 01
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"Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of...

"Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it." β€” Ted Morgan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 23
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"As I was walking up the stair / I met a man ...

"As I was walking up the stair / I met a man who wasn't there. / He wasn't there again today. / I wish, I wish he'd stay away." β€” Hughes Mearns
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 13
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β€œDon’t be afraid of gett...

β€œDon’t be afraid of getting started, be afraid of never starting.” -E.R. Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 19
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"Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of...

"Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it." β€” Ted Morgan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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"The more thoroughly we know our...

"The more thoroughly we know ourselves, through experience, the less easily we fall in love." Ted Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 27
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J.R. in 3D. It'll knock both your e...

J.R. in 3D. It'll knock both your eyes out! β€”Howard Hughes, producer of *The French Line* starring Jane Russell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 15
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"Fun" isn't a dirty word. It's also not a word that mean...

"Fun" isn't a dirty word. It's also not a word that means "not art" or "lacking drama." And the word "funny" likewise doesn't negate artistic integrity or drama. - Mark Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 22
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Hold fast to dreams, for if drea...

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. - Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 04
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"The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. ...

"The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize." ~ Robert Hughes, art critic
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 29
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β€œHold fast to dreams, For if drea...

β€œHold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” ― Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 09
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β€œLife is for the living. Death is for the d...

β€œLife is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid.” ― Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 17
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β€œFolks, I'm telling you, birthing is har...

β€œFolks, I'm telling you, birthing is hard and dying is mean -- so get yourself a little loving in between.” -- Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 09
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"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester li...

"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore -- And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over -- Like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags Like a heavy load. Or does it explode?" - Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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β€œ...being at the kids' table at Thanksgiving - you can put your e...

β€œ...being at the kids' table at Thanksgiving - you can put your elbows on it, you don't have to talk politics... no matter how old I get, there's always a part of me that's sitting there.” -John Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 28
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"Life is for the living / Death is fo...

"Life is for the living / Death is for the dead / Let life be like music / And death a note unsaid." - Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 10
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I stay cool, and dig all jive, that's the wa...

I stay cool, and dig all jive, that's the way I stay alive. My motto, as I live and learn, is 'Dig and be dug in return'. - Langston Hughes
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 30
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"Yesterday, upon the stair, I met a man wh...

"Yesterday, upon the stair, I met a man who wasn’t there. He wasn’t there again today. I wish, I wish he’d go away." Hughes Mearns
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 15
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