8 Fantastic To Kill A Mockingbird Quotes In Honor Of Harper Lee’s 88th Birthday

“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.” Thanks for everything, Harper Lee.

1.

“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.”

2.

“There’s a lot of ugly things in this world, son. I wish I could keep ‘em all away from you. That’s never possible.”

3.

“It’s never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it doesn’t hurt you.”

4.

“Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.”

5.

“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.”

6.

“Atticus, he was real nice.”

“Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.”

7.

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

8.

“The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”

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