Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God Quotes
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They sat on the boarding house porch and saw the sun plunge into the same crack in the earth from which the night emerged.
An envious heart makes a treacherous ear. They done 'heard' bout you just what they hope done happened.
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.
They bowed down to him rather, because he was all of these things, and then again he was all of these things because the town bowed down.
Tain't no use in you cryin' . . . But folks is meant to cry 'bout somethin' or other. Better leave things de way dey is. Youse young yet. No tellin' whut mout happen befo' you die.
Please God, please suh, don't let him love nobody else but me. Maybe Ah'm is uh fool, Lawd, lak dey say, but Lawd, Ah been so lonesome, and Ah been waitin', Jesus. Ah done waited uh long time.
Pheoby's hungry listening helped Janie to tell her story.
It was hard to love a woman that always made you feel so wishful.
It troubled him to get used to the world one way and then suddenly have it turn different.
Now, women forget all the things they don't want to remember, and remember everything they don't want to forget. The dream is the truth. Then they act and do things accordingly.
No hour is ever eternity, but it has its right to weep.
Janie 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.
It was the meanest moment of eternity.
There are years that ask questions and years that answer.
Nanny's words made Janie's kiss across the gatepost seem like a manure pile after a rain
Honey, de white man is de ruler of everything as fur as Ah been able tuh find out. Maybe it's some place way off in de ocean where de black man is in power, but we don't know nothin' but what we see.
They made burning statements with questions, and killing tools out of laughs. It was mass cruelty. A mood come alive. Words walking without master...
He was the average mortal. It troubled him to get used to the world one way and then suddenly have it turn different.
...you got tuh go there tuh know there.
People ugly from ignorance and broken from being poor.
Some people could look at a mud puddle and see an ocean with ships.
And I can't die easy thinking maybe the menfolks white or black is making a spit cup out of you. Have some sympathy for me. Put me down easy, Janie, I'm a cracked plate.
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.