quote by Langston Hughes

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.

— Langston Hughes

Most Powerful Lullabies quotations

Let the rain sing you a lullaby.

Ragtime was my lullaby.

Follow the yellow brick road.

The lullaby is the spell whereby the mother attempts to transform herself back from an ogre to a saint.

When I try to describe how I feel when you hold me, I get butterflies, I hear lullabies, it's hard to explain -- like the scent of a rose or the sound of the rain. It's too precious and too wonderful to give it a name.

Everything, in the end, comes down to timing.

One second, one minute, one hour could make all the difference.

Ask most kids about details about Auschwitz or about how the American Indians were assassinated as a people and they don't know anything about it. They don't want to know anything. Most people just want their beer or their soap opera or their lullaby.

Holding people away from you, and denying yourself love, that doesn't make you strong. if anything, it makes you weaker. Because you're doing it out of fear.

When the night wind starts to sing a lonesome lullaby, it helps to think we're sleeping underneath the same big sky.

I had no illusions about love anymore.

It came, it went, it left casualties or it didn't. People weren't meant to be together forever, regardless of what the songs say.

My music is so often like a lullaby I write to myself to make sense of things I can't tie together, or things I've lost, or things I'll never have.

Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can hurt like hell.

I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed.

Every sleepy boy and girl in every bed around the world- Can hear the stars up in the sky whispering a lullaby

A song is not going to change this damn world.

Instead of making people mad about this shitty situation, it's going to make everybody happy. It's a false thing. It's like a lullaby as opposed to a gun. People need to be slapped into reality and music just doesn't do that.

Are these things really better than the things I already have? Or am I just trained to be dissatisfied with what I have now?

Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you.

I always tell people, it took me 10 minutes and 35 years in the business.

I get tired of playing it ["Lullaby of Birdland"], but not of collecting the royalties.

This Lullaby is only a few words, a simple run of chords, quiet here in this spare room, but you can hear it, hear it, wherever you may go, even if I let you down, this lullaby plays on.

I am a product of Indian cinema; I've grown up watching Indian films ever since I can remember. And song and dance is part of our lives, it's part of our culture we wake up to songs, we sleep to lullabies, you know, we celebrate every religious and traditional function with music.

Go to sleep, baby,Mama will sing. Of blue butterflies, and dragonfly wings. Moonlight and sunbeams, raiments so fine. Silver and gold, for baby of mine. Go to sleep, baby. Sister will tell, of wolves and of lambs, and demons who fell.-Pierce's Lullaby Kim Harrison (Black Magic Sanction)

You know, when it works, love is pretty amazing.

It's not overrated. There's a reason for all those songs.

Wherever you will go, I will let you down, But this lullaby goes on.

Soft closer of our eyes! Low murmur of tender lullabies!

Music can be used against us as much as it can be used for us.

Muzak can put a whole nation to sleep, whereas a lullaby is intended to put a child to sleep in a sweet way.

Someday we'll all be gone, but lullabies go on and on / They never die, that's how you and I will be

I just thought to my self, all of a sudden, that we had something in common.

A natural chemistry, if you will. And I had a feeling that something big was going to happen. To both of us. That we were, in fact, meant to be together.

Books are many things: lullabies for the weary, ointment for the wounded, armour for the fearful and nests for those in need of a home.

Here a pretty Baby lies Sung asleep with Lullabies: Pray be silent, and not stirre The easie earth that covers her.

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. The rain makes still pools on the sidewalk. The rain makes running pools in the gutter. The rain plays a little sellp-song on our roof at night- And I love the rain.

Birds are settling down for the night, singing lullabies to their young.

River gonna take me, Sing me sweet and sleepy, Sing me sweet and sleepy all the way back home, It's a far gone lullaby sung many years ago Mama, Mama, many worlds I've come since I first left home

And no relationship is perfect, ever.

There are always some ways you have to bend, to compromise, to give something up in order to gain something greater.

The fate of your heart is your choice and no one else gets a vote