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To Kill a Mockingbird Quotes And Sayings

25 To Kill a Mockingbird Quotes-Kill a Mockingbird is a novel that was written by American novelist Harper Lee. The novel is both hilarious as it is full of humor. The novel is full of quotes that Harper Lee novelist used to make the novel more interesting and captivating. To kill a mockingbird novel is mainly centered on the theme of racial injustices and rape. To Kill A Mockingbird Quotes are generally life lessons that are used to teach, warn and motivate. The following are some of the words quoted by Harper Lee;

People Generally See What They Look For, And Hear What They Listen For – Harper Lee      

People do want to see the good and not the bad. We also want to hear good things and not the bad ones. The bad that are presented to us are never visible to us when we focus on what we know are the right things. When told something we fail to hear it, whether good or bad.  Having ears and eyes for what you believe are good for you will make you succeed. But sometimes it is not good to stick to our opinions too much because they may be wrong.

25 To Kill a Mockingbird Quotes

‘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.”Harper Lee


“Remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” Harper Lee


“Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” Harper Lee


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


“This time we aren’t fighting the Yankees, we’re fighting our friends. But remember this, no matter how bitter things get, they’re still our friends and this is still our home.” 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.” Harper Lee


“When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness’ sake.” Harper Lee


“You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t you let ’em get your goat. Try fightin’ with your head for a change.” Atticus Finch    Harper Lee


“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” Harper Lee


“Like Scout and her father in To Kill a Mockingbird, my father would pull me onto his lap each night in our four-room apartment and read aloud.” Jim Trelease


“I lived an idyllic ‘Huckleberry Finn’ life in a tiny town. Climbing trees. Tagging after brothers. Happy. Barefoot on my pony. It was ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’-esque.” Sissy Spacek


“My favorite scene in all of movies is Gregory Peck in ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’: You see him where he’s on the porch, and his face is almost completely obscured. I don’t want to see his face.” Mary-Louise Parker


“My favorite novel is ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ because of its broad sweep, its tackling of big issues in ways that even young minds can make sense of and for the heart of the characters, who span a wide range of ages. I reread it every year.” Ridley Pearson


“To Kill a Mockingbird’ represents Hollywood at its very finest, when a popular film could truly contain a message. It has one of the most moving scores of all time.” Mark Mothersbaugh


“I’ve become one of those people who prowl around at night in their cars. God, I am the town’s Boo Radley, just like in To Kill A Mockingbird.” Kathryn Stockett


“I have finished To Kill a Mockingbird. It is now my favorite book of all time, but then again, I always think that until I read another book.” Stephen Chbosky


“Books are useless! I only ever read one book, To Kill a Mockingbird, and it gave me absolutely no insight on how to kill mockingbirds! Sure it taught me not to judge a man by the color of his skin but what good does that do me?” Homer


“To Kill A Mockingbird is one of my favourite novels, my mum brought me up reading it, and it never fails to move me.” Jessica Marais


“This case is just as racist as the fictional, but unfortunately all too typical case, in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’.” John Simon


“I interviewed – no – had lunch with Harper Lee several years ago, trying to convince Harper Lee to do “To Kill a Mockingbird” for the book club. She wouldn’t do it. She said, “Honey, I said everything I wanted to say.”” Oprah Winfrey


“I have ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ signed by Harper Lee. That is my prized possession.” Nancy Grace


“To kill a mockingbird. If you haven’t read it, I think you should because it is very interesting.” Stephen Chbosky


“I remember reading To Kill A Mockingbird when I was 12. What I liked about it is that it was all seen through a child’s eyes. It was Harper Lee going back and writing it from the way a child would see those things.” Mara Wilson


“The copies of The Catcher In The Rye or To Kill A Mockingbird that I own look like they were printed yesterday, and there’s not a nick, not a blur, there’s not any fading on the jacket at all, because they were taken and protected. A limited edition, by nature, is limited, and also probably more protected because of that. I’d rather have a first trade edition than a special one of 25 that was made years later, even if it’s signed by the author. The trade edition is the Holy Grail.” John Larroquette


“I would say what was always on her[Harper Lee] mind was the stories she had to tell, and the story was pretty obvious in “To Kill A Mockingbird,” maybe a bit – little bit less obvious and more obscure in “Go Set A Watchman.” Wayne Flynt


The One Rule That Does Not Abide By Majority Rule Is a Person’s Conscience – Harper Lee

Your conscience is what tells you a particular thing is rights and the other is wrong.  Our conscience enables us to make informed choices. A person conscience is not based on other people’s opinions, they are only made of single person’s thinking. It is the only rule that enables us to act alone and not by the influence of many.

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 It-  Harper Lee

People have different ways of living, and they have varied things that influence their lives. You may judge wrongly a person’s actions because you think they are acting weirdly or wrongly. The one thing that people fail to consider is the factor that led the person to choose to behave or stay the way they are.

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 – Harper Lee

We love calling other people names, especially those we hate. The names that a person refers you as should not be insulting to you, instead they are supposed to give you the true picture of the person.

To Kill a Mockingbird Quotes by Harper Lee makes people appreciate the way other are.

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