Zora Neale Hurston Quotes.
Such as I am, I am a precious gift.
I do not weep at the world I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.
Nothing that God ever made is the same thing to more than one person. That is natural.
Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.
It’s no use of talking unless people understand what you say.
There are years that ask questions and years that answer.
Sweat, sweat, sweat! Work and sweat, cry and sweat, pray and sweat!
Once you wake up thought in a man, you can never put it to sleep again.
I love myself when I am laughing. . . and then again when I am looking mean and impressive.
But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.
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.
A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.
There is something about poverty that smells like death.
No matter how far a person can go the horizon is still way beyond you.