Quotes by: Zora Neale Hurston
I have been in Sorrow's kitchen and licked out all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hands.
Nothing that God ever made is the same thing to more than one person. That is natural.
So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter.
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.
Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
Anybody depending on somebody else's gods is depending on a fox not to eat chickens.
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.
It's a funny thing, the less people have to live for, the less nerve they have to risk losing nothing.