Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance. Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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    When one is too old for love, one finds great comfort in good dinners.
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    The spirit of the marriage left the bedroom and took to living in the parlor.
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    The whole matter revolves around the self-respect of my people. How much satisfaction can I get from a court order for somebody to associate with me who does not wish me near them?
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    Love, I find is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
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