Kill A Mockingbird Mockingbird Quotes by Harper Lee, James McCosh, Zsa Zsa Gabor and many others.
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.
Why reasonable people go stark raving mad when anything involving a Negro comes up, is something I don’t pretend to understand.
Atticus, he was real nice.” “Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.
I never expected any sort of success with ‘Mockingbird’… I sort of hoped someone would like it enough to give me encouragement.
The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.
The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think.
hold your head high and keep those fists down – Atticus Finch
I was born good but had grown progressively worse every year. Scout
Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I’d have the facts.
Somewhere, I had received the impression that Fine Folks were people who did the best they could with the sense they had, but Aunt Alexandra was of the opinion, obliquely expressed, that the longer a family had been squatting on one patch of land the finer it was.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
You can choose your friends, but you sho’ can’t choose your family.
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…
Summer, and he watches his children’s heart break. Autumn again and Boo’s children needed him. Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. Just standing on the Radley porch was enough.
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.
Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father’s passin’.
Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good-luck pennies, and our lives.