Zora Neale Hurston Amazing Quotes – Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston Amazing Quotes – Their Eyes Were Watching God, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston | This novel has a lot to say,here is besst collections from Eyes Were Watching God’s important quotes with page & numbers By Zora Neale Hurston.For Example : “Janie looked down on him and felt a self-crushing love. So her soul crawled out from its hiding place.” ― Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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“Of course he wasn’t dead. He could never be dead until she herself had finished feeling and thinking. The kiss of his memory made pictures of love and light against the wall. Here was peace. She pulled in her horizon like a great fish-net. Pulled it from around the waist of the world and draped it over her shoulder. So much of life in its meshes! She called in her soul to come and see.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“Then you must tell ’em dat love ain’t somethin’ lak uh grindstone dat’s de same thing everywhere and do de same thing tuh everything it touch. Love is lak de sea. It’s uh movin’ thing, but still and all, it takes its shape from de shore it meets, and it’s different with every shore.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“It was the meanest moment of eternity.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“So she sat on the porch and watched the moon rise. Soon its amber fluid was drenching the earth, and quenching the thirst of the day.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“Oh to be a pear tree – any tree in bloom! With kissing bees singing of the beginning of the world!”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“Her old thoughts were going to come in handy now, but new words would have to be made and said to fit them.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“It was not death she feared. It was misunderstanding.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

 

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“He looked like the love thoughts of women.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“It is so easy to be hopeful in the daytime when you can see the things you wish on. But it was night, it stayed night. Night was striding across nothingness with the whole round world in his hands . . . They sat in company with the others in other shanties, their eyes straining against cruel walls and their souls asking if He meant to measure their puny might against His. They seemed to be staring at the dark, but their eyes were watching God.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“No hour is ever eternity, but it has its right to weep.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“A thing is mighty big when time and distance cannot shrink it.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica

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“I am not tragically colored. There is no great sorrow dammed up in my soul, nor lurking behind my eyes. I do not mind at all. I do not belong to the sobbing school of Negrohood who hold that nature somehow has given them a lowdown dirty deal and whose feelings are all hurt about it. Even in the helter-skelter skirmish that is my life, I have seen that the world is to the strong regardless of a little pigmentation more or less. No, I do not weep at the world—I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road

“She had an inside and an outside now and suddenly she knew how not to mix them.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“She had waited all her life for something, and it had killed her when it found her.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston

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“Some people could look at a mud puddle and see an ocean with ships.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me.”
:- ZORA NEALE HURSTON

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“Love is lak de sea. It’s uh movin’ thing, but still and all, it takes its shape from de shore it meets, and it’s different with every shore.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“The morning air was like a new dress. That made her feel the apron tied around her waist. She untied it and flung it on a low bush beside the road and walked on, picking flowers and making a bouquet… From now on until death she was going to have flower dust and springtime sprinkled over everything.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

 

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“Two things everybody’s got tuh do fuh theyselves. They got tuh go tuh God, and they got tuh find out about livin’ fuh theyselves.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“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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“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.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston

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“There is no single face in nature, because every eye that looks upon it, sees it from its own angle. So every man’s spice-box seasons his own food.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston

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“Love is like the sea. It’s a moving thing, but still and all, it takes its shape from the shore it meets, and it’s different with every shore.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“..she began to stand around the gate and expect things. What things? She didn’t know exactly. Her breath was gusty and short. She knew things that nobody ever told her. For instance, the words of the trees and the wind. .. She knew the world was a stallion rolling in the blue pasture of ether. She knew that God tore down the old world every evening and built a new one by sun-up. It was wonderful to see it take form with the sun and emerge from the gray dust of its making. ”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“…she starched and ironed her face, forming it into just what people wanted to see…”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“When God had made The Man, he made him out of stuff that sung all the time and glittered all over. Some angels got jealous and chopped him into millions of pieces, but still he glittered and hummed. So they beat him down to nothing but sparks but each little spark had a shine and a song. So they covered each one over with mud. And the lonesomeness in the sparks make them hunt for one another.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“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 a sword in my hands.”
:- Zora Neale Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road

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