Tkm Quotes

Topics: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, White people Pages: 2 (364 words) Published: March 14, 2012
To Kill A Mockingbird Quotes

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view” – Atticus Finch

“Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird” – Atticus Finch

“What are you doing in overalls, you should be in a dress young lady” – Mrs. Dubose

“Do you defend niggers, Atticus?” – Scout

“Boo Radley is a malevolent phantom” – the children

“I dropped my fists and walked away” – Scout

“He wouldn’t be fairly treated by the town’s people and it would be just like shootin’ a mockingbird” – Heck Tate (about Boo Radley)

“Atticus Finch is the same in his house as he is on the streets” – Miss Maudie

"This case, Tom Robinson's case, is something that goes to the essence of a man's conscience Scout, I couldn't go to church and worship God if I didn't try to help that man" – Atticus Finch

“The thing is, you can scrub Walter Cunningham till his shines, you can put him in shoes and a new suit, but he'll never be like Jem. Besides, there's a drinking streak in that family a mile wide. Finch women aren't interested in that sort of people” – Aunt Alexandra

"So if spitting in my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra beating, that's something I'll gladly take. He had to take it out on somebody and I'd rather it be me than that houseful of children out there" – Atticus Finch

"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" – Atticus Finch

"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, that white man is trash" – Atticus Finch

“Miss Caroline, he’s a Cunningham”...
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