Quotes from “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee

Sergey Korol
Sergey Korolhas quoted3 years ago
because if Boo Radley killed them they’d miss school instead of vacation
BaFf Pillow
BaFf Pillowhas quoted2 years ago
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view—”
“Sir?”
“—until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”
exAspArk
exAspArkhas quoted3 years ago
Atticus had said it was the polite thing to talk to people about what they were interested in, not about what you were interested in.
David Signer
David Signerhas quoted2 years ago
“The world’s endin’, Atticus! Please do something—!” I dragged him to the window and pointed.
“No it’s not,” he said. “It’s snowing.”
Anna Slipchenko
Anna Slipchenkohas quoted2 years ago
before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself.
Aanchal Kalra
Aanchal Kalrahas quoted4 years ago
One does not love breathing
Llia
Lliahas quoted4 years ago
I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
Alex Levchenko
Alex Levchenkohas quotedlast year
I wanted you to see something about her — I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know 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.
Alex Levchenko
Alex Levchenkohas quotedlast year
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 quicker than adults, and evasion simply muddles ‘em.
Alex Levchenko
Alex Levchenkohas quotedlast year
“I shall never marry, Atticus.”
“Why?”
“I might have children.”
Atticus said, “You’ve a lot to learn, Jack.”
“I know. Your daughter gave me my first lessons this afternoon. She said I didn’t understand children much and told me why. She was quite right. Atticus, she told me how I should have treated her — oh dear, I’m so sorry I romped on her.”
Alex Levchenko
Alex Levchenkohas quotedlast year
Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I’d have the facts.
Alex Levchenko
Alex Levchenkohas quotedlast year
There are just some kind of men who — who’re so busy worrying about the next world they’ve never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.”
lebedac
lebedachas quoted2 years ago
My folks said your daddy was a disgrace an’ that nigger oughta hang from the water-tank

Мои люди говорят, твой отец позорит весь город, а этого черномазого надо откосить от воды-бак

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Besides, nothin’s real scary except in books.”
;
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if we followed our feelings all the time we’d be like cats chasin’ their tails
;
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from the mud to the stars.
;
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Equal rights for all, special privileges for none
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There was no doubt about it, I must soon enter this world, where on its surface fragrant ladies rocked slowly, fanned gently, and drank cool water.
But I was more at home in my father’s world. People like Mr. Heck Tate did not trap you with innocent questions to make fun of you; even Jem was not highly critical unless you said something stupid.
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Good, but misguided.
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Naw, Jem, I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.
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