Quotes by Arna Bontemps
American poet, novelist and librarian
Alive from: 1902-1973
Category: Poets (Contemporary)
Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.
How dare anyone, parent, schoolteacher, or merely literary critic, tell me not to act colored.
Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost, wandering in strange lands?
Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.
Yet would we die as some have done, beating a way for the rising sun.
Subjects in these quotes:
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 593
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 102
American Poet 88
American poet 86
American poet, essayist, and journalist 73
W. H. Auden
American poet 70
American poet, travel author, and diplomat 68
American poet 60