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


That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and, were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions.

George Santayana

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.

Edmund Burke

If you see a snake, just kill it. Don't appoint a committee on snakes.

H. Ross Perot

It is the mind which creates the world about us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.

George Gissing »

Instead of solid accomplishments, the man pursues pleasures and self-gratification. He will never achieve anything so long as he is surrounded by dissipating temptations.

I Ching »