Zora Neale Hurston Quotes.
If you want that good feeling that comes from doing things for other folks then you have to pay for it in abuse and misunderstanding.
Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.
No man may make another free.
It would be against all nature for all the Negroes to be either at the bottom, top, or in between. We will go where the internal drive carries us like everybody else. It is up to the individual.
I did not just fall in love. I made a parachute jump.
I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
The Haitian people are gentle and lovable except for their enormous and unconscious cruelty.
It is one of the blessings of this world that few people see visions and dream dreams.
Learning without wisdom is a load of books on a donkey’s back.
If you haven’t got it, you can’t show it. If you have got it, you can’t hide it.
But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.
A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.
Justice, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.
The man who interprets Nature is always held in great honor.
All my skinfolk ain’t kinfolk.
Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
Once you wake up thought in a man, you can never put it to sleep again.