Zora Neale Hurston Quotes.
Everybody has some special road of thought along which they travel when they are alone to themselves. And his road of thought is what makes every man what he is.
Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.
Anybody depending on somebody else’s gods is depending on a fox not to eat chickens.
I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to ‘jump at the sun.’ We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground.
There’s two things everybody got to find out for themselves: they got to find out about love, and they got to find out about living. Now, love is like the sea. It’s a moving thing. And it’s different on every shore. And living… well… There are years that ask questions and years that answer.
Such as I am, I am a precious gift.
You got to go there to know there.
Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.
The man who interprets Nature is always held in great honor.
It costs you something to do good!
But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.
No man may make another free.
It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.
When a man keeps beating me to the draw mentally, he begins to get glamorous.
I love myself when I am laughing. . . and then again when I am looking mean and impressive.
There is something about poverty that smells like death.