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


Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces obstinacy, it sharpens the sense of alienation and strengthens the power of resistance.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you the one to slander you, and the other to get the news to you.

Mark Twain

It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.

Jane Austen

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

Sir Winston Churchill »

What the people want is very simple. They want an America as good as its promise.

Barbara Charline Jordan »