Kill A Mockingbird Memorable Quotes by Harper Lee, James McCosh and many others.
She seemed glad to see me when I appeared in the kitchen, and by watching her I began to think there was some skill involved in being a girl.
There are just some kind of menвЂ¦who’re so busy worrying about the next world they’ve never learned to live in this one.
The one place where a man ought to get a square deal is in a courtroom, be he any color of the rainbow, but people have a way of carrying their resentments right into a jury box.
Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.
It’s never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it doesn’t hurt you.
Things are always better in the morning.
You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t you let ’em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change…
I was born good but had grown progressively worse every year. Scout
Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies, and our lives.
I think I’ll be a clown when I get grown…. There ain’t one thing in this world I can do about folks except laugh, so I’m gonna join the circus and laugh my head off.
Ladies bathed before noon, after their three o’clock naps, and by nightfall were like soft teacakes with frostings of sweat and sweet talcum.
When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness sake. But don’t make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot an evasion faster than adults, and evasion simply muddles ’em.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.
…but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself.
So it took an eight-year-old child to bring ’em to their senses…. That proves something – that a gang of wild animals can be stopped, simply because they’re still human. Hmp, maybe we need a police force of children.
You rarely win, but sometimes you do.