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The famous American writer Harper Lee, best known for writing the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, died at the age of 89 in his hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Quotes in to kill a mockingbird

The novel, full of touching quotes about life, has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. And you almost certainly read it in high school. But since high school was not exactly yesterday, here are 15 of the most memorable quotes from his classic novel.

Lee’s first novel was shot in the mid-1930s in the small town of Alabama and follows the story of early girl Scout Finch and her father, Atticus. Atticus is a lawyer and is appointed by a judge to defend Tom Robinson, a black man accused of raping a young white woman.


“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


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

Quotes in to kill a mockingbird

Quotes in to kill a mockingbird


“Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” ― 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


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“I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.” ― 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


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”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 see it through no matter what.
– Atticus Finch”
 Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird


“Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)… 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.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird


“Atticus, he was real nice.” “Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.”― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird


“If there’s just one kind of folks, why can’t they get along with each other? If they’re all alike, why do they go out of their way to despise each other? Scout, I think I’m beginning to understand something. I think I’m beginning to understand why Boo Radley’s stayed shut up in the house all this time. It’s because he wants to stay inside.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Quotes in to kill a mockingbird

Quotes in 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


“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


“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


“Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)… 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.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird


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