Zora Neale Hurston Quotes.

1. "One mornin’ soon, now, de angel wid de sword is gointuh stop by here."
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

2. "Their Eyes is a bold feminist novel, the first to be explicitly so in the Afro-American tradition."
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

3. "and tell me. Reckon we better not tell yuh heah at de"
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

4. "How could the recipient of two Guggenheims and the author of four novels, a dozen short stories, two musicals, two books on black mythology, dozens of essays, and a prizewinning autobiography virtually disappear from her readership for three full decades?"
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

5. "mostly she lived between her hat and her heels, with her emotional disturbances like shade patterns in the woods—come and gone with the sun."
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

6. "Things packed up and put away in parts of her heart where he could never find them. She was saving up feelings for some man she had never seen. She had an inside and an outside now and suddenly she knew how not to mix them. She"
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

7. "She didn’t read books so she didn’t know that she was the world and the heavens boiled down to a drop. Man attempting to climb to painless heights from his dung hill."
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

8. "she received all things with the stolidness of the earth which soaks up urine and perfume with the same indifference."
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

9. "For the first time she could see a man’s head naked of its skull. Saw the cunning thoughts race in and out through the caves and promontories of his mind long before they darted out of the tunnel of his mouth. She saw he was hurting inside so she let it pass without talking."
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

10. "All gods who receive homage are cruel. All gods dispense suffering without reason. Otherwise they would not be worshipped. Through indiscriminate suffering men know fear and fear is the most divine emotion. It is the stones for altars and the beginning of wisdom. Half gods are worshipped in wine and flowers. Real gods require blood."
- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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