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

Harper Lee
“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

Harper Lee
“Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I'd have the facts.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee
“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

Harper Lee
“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

Harper Lee
“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

Harper Lee
“Pass the damn ham, please.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee
“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

Harper Lee
“Don’t talk like that, Dill,” said Aunt Alexandra. “It’s not becoming to a child. It’s – cynical.”

“I ain’t cynical, Miss Alexandra. Tellin’ the truth’s not cynical, is it?”

“The way you tell it, it is.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee
“Hey Boo.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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

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

Harper Lee
“I just thought you'd like to know I can read. You got anything needs readin' I can do it.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird


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