Quotation by Zora Neale Hurston

You all talk like somebody else made these laws and Pharaoh don't know nothing about 'em. He makes 'em his own self and he's glad when we come tell him they hurt. why, that's a whole lot of pleasure to him, to be making up laws all the time and to have a crowd like us around handy to pass all his mean ones on. Why, that's a whole everything under the sun! Next thing you know he'll be saying cats can't have kittens.
Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Amram, in Moses Man of the Mountain, J.B. Lippincott (1939).
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