Saturday, February 23, 2019

Atticus Quotes from to Kill a Mockingbird

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view until you climb into his skin and mountain pass around in it. Atticus (pg. 30) As you grow older youll satisfy white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and breakt you forget it whenever a white gentleman does that to a black man, no numerate who he is, how rich he is, of how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash. Atticus (pg. 200) I wanted you to instruct what real courage is, miscellaneaa of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gas pedal in his hand.Its when you know youre licked before you catch but you begin anyway and you see through it no matter what. Atticus (pg. 112) Before I can live with other folk music Ive got to live with myself. The one thing that doesnt abide by majority rule is a persons conscience. Atticus (pg. 105) You provided hold your boss high and keep those fists down. No matter what anyone says to yo u, dont let em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a changeits a good one, even if it does stand fast learning. Atticus (pg. 6) Its not okay to hate anybody. Atticus (pg. 246) Jem see if you can stand in Bob Ewells shoes a minute. I destroyed his last shred of credibility at that trial, if he had any to begin with. The man had to have some kind of comeback, his kind always does. So if spitting in my face and threatening me deliver Mayella Ewell one extra beating, thats something Ill gladly move back. He had to take it out on somebody and Id rather it be me than that household full of children out there. Atticus (pg. 218)

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