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To Kill a Mockingbird
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Atticus Finch Quotes
Jean Louise Finch (Scout) Quotes
Robert E. Lee Ewell Quotes
Jeremy Atticus Finch (Jem) Quotes
Charles Baker Harris (Dill) Quotes
Heck Tate Quotes
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To Kill a Mockingbird Theme Quotes
"Scout," said Atticus, "nigger-lover is just one of those terms that don't mean anything—like snot-nose. It's hard to explain—ignorant, trashy people use it when they think somebody's favoring...
Justice and Judgment Quotes
"Atticus, you must be wrong...." "How's that?" "Well, most folks seem to think they're right and you're wrong...." (11.54-56)
Atticus had promised me he would wear me out if he ever heard of me fighting any more; I was far too old and too big for such childish things, and the sooner I learned to hold in, the better off ev...
Morality and Ethics Quotes
"There's some folks who don't eat like us," she whispered fiercely, "but you ain't called on to contradict 'em at the table when they don't. That boy's yo' comp'ny and if he wants to eat up the tab...
Jem wanted Dill to know once and for all that he wasn't scared of anything: "It's just that I can't think of a way to make him come out without him gettin' us." Besides, Jem had his little sister t...
Women and Femininity Quotes
I was not so sure, but Jem told me I was being a girl, that girls always imagined things, that's why other people hated them so, and if I started behaving like one I could just go off and find some...
"If Uncle Atticus lets you run around with stray dogs, that's his own business, like Grandma says, so it ain't your fault. I guess it ain't your fault if Uncle Atticus is a nigger-lover besides, bu...
Compassion and Forgiveness Quotes
"First of all," he said, "if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you'll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his poin...
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