To Kill A Mockingbird Quotes

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To Kill A Mockingbird Quotes
To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel by American novelist Harper Lee. The novel is known for its warmth and humor, despite the fact it explores some serious issues like rape and racial inequality. Here I have compiled down some of the best To Kill a Mockingbird quotes, hope you will like them.

As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it - whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, he is trash.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Bad language is a stage all children go through, and it dies with time when they learn they're not attracting attention with it.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Courage is not a man with a gun in his hand. It's knowing you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Cry about the simple hell people give other people- without even thinking. Cry about the hell white people give colored folks, without even stopping to think that they're people too.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

He turned out the light and went into Jem's room. He would be there all night, and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

I'm little but I'm old.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

I don't know, but they did it. They've done it before and they did it tonight and they'll do it again and when they do it--seems that only children weep.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

I was born good but had grown progressively worse every year.
Harper Lee, 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.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Ladies in bunches always filled me with vague apprehension and a firm desire to be elsewhere.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

No, everybody's gotta learn, nobody's born knowin'. That Walter's as smart as he can be, he just gets held back sometimes because he has to stay out and help his daddy. Nothin's wrong with him. Naw, Jem, I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Nothin’s real scary except in books.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

People in their right minds never take pride in their talents.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

That boy is your company. And if he wants to eat up that tablecloth, you let him, you hear?
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

There are just some kind of men…who’re so busy worrying about the next world they’ve never learned to live in this one.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

There are some men in this world who are born to do our unpleasant jobs for us. Your father's one of them.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

There's just some kind of men you have to shoot before you can say hidy to 'em. Even then, they ain't worth the bullet it takes to shoot 'em.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

They're certainly entitled to think that, and they're entitled to full respect for their opinions... but before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

They're ugly, but those are the facts of life.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

They've done it before and they'll do it again and when they do it -- seems that only the children weep. Good night.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Things are always better in the morning.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Things are never as bad as they seem.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Try fighting with your head for a change...
it's a good one, even if it does resist learning.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

You can choose your friends but you sho' can't choose your family, an' they're still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge 'em or not, and it makes you look right silly when you don't.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

We're paying the highest tribute you can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It's that simple.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

With him, life was routine; without him, life was unbearable.
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
 
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