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  • 51.
    A cosmic loneliness was my shadow.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Dust Tracks on a Road, ch. 4, J.P. Lippincott (1942).
  • 52.
    Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose. It is a seeking that he who wishes may know the cosmic secrets of the world and that they dwell therein.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Dust Tracks on a Road, ch. 10, J.P. Lippincott (1942).

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  • 53.
    I was born in a Negro town.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Dust Tracks on a Road, ch. 1, J.P. Lippincott (1942).
  • 54.
    So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. High John de Conquer, American Mercury (1943).

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  • 55.
    Perhaps love is a compelling necessity imposed on man by God that has something to do with suffering
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Herodias, in The Woman in Gaul, unpublished during her lifetime; published in Zora Neale Hurston: The Complete Stories. Harper Collins (1995).

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  • 56.
    When one is too old for love, one finds great comfort in good dinners.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Mentu, in Moses Man of the Mountain, ch. 6, J.P. Lippincott (1939).

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  • 57.
    Force was his juices and force was his meat.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Moses Man of the Mountain, ch. 6, J.B. Lippincott (1939).
  • 58.
    I'm sitting here like Sis cat, washing my face and usin' my manners.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Mules and Men, Ch. 7, J.P. Lippincott (1935).

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  • 59.
    It seems that fighting is a game where everybody is the loser.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Ch. 11. Moses, in Moses Man of the Mountain, J.P. Lippincott (1939).
  • 60.
    When I pitched headforemost into the world I landed in the crib of Negroism.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Mules and Men, Introduction, J.P. Lippincott (1935).

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