Fredrick August Kittel, better known as August Wilson, was a renowned American playwright. He is one of the few writers to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice for his work in ten play series ‘The Pittsburg Cycle’. The series is divided into ten plays depicting struggles of the African-American community during various decades of the century. His other popular works include plays such as Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Two Trains Running and Gem of the Ocean. Along with the Pulitzer’s prize, he went on to receive prestigious awards such as Whiting Award, New York Drama Critics Circle Award, St. Louis Literary Award and American Theatre Critics' Association Award. In 2006, he was also inducted into the American Theatre Hall of Fame. The childhood residence of Wilson was declared as a historic landmark by the state of Pennsylvania. Various theatres, community parks and public location have been named after Wilson to honor his credentials in the field of drama. Besides his literary work, his thoughts and sayings developed quite a cult following due to the issues he shed light onto such as racism, equality, and oppression. Read through this exclusive collection of quotes from August Wilson.