You are right in assuming that I am indifferent to the pattern of things. I am. I have never liked stale phrases and bodyless courage. 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, 1943” —http://wanderingcaravan-bronzebuckaroo.blogspot.com/2008/07/zora-neale-hurston-to-countee-cullen.html