Quotes by Harper Lee, spoken by character Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

Best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open.

Harper Lee, spoken by character Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.

Harper Lee, spoken by character Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.

Harper Lee, spoken by character Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

Other Great Authors


No national political party is going to nominate another right-wing candidate for a long time.

Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Playboy Interview - May 1966

Don't lay any certain plans for the future it is like planting toads and expecting to raise toadstools.

John Billings

All men have the stars, but they do not mean the same things for different people. For some they are guides, for others, no more than little lights in the sky. But all these are silent. You--you alone have the stars as no one else has them

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Our first responsibility is not to build the Church or even to get souls saved--it is to represent Christ and to bring His message to the world. As God beholds us in Christ, so the world must behold Christ in us. As Christ represents us before the Father, so we must represent Christ before the world.

Cornelius Stam »

People who like quotations love meaningless generalizations.

Graham Greene, A Burnt-Out Case »