Ten Great Harper Lee Quotes

Rest in peace, Harper Lee
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    "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view." --Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird (TKAM)
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    "The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience." -- Atticus Finch, TKAM
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    "Until I feared would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing." --Scout Finch, TKAM
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    "If there's just one kind of folks, why can't they get along with each other? If they're all alike, why do they go out of their way to despise each other?" -- Jem Finch, TKAM
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    "Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you see it through, no matter what." --Atticus Finch, TKAM
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    "We're paying the highest tribute you can pay to a man. We're trusting him to do right. It's that simple." -- Miss Maudie Atkinson, TKAM
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    "People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for." -- Judge Taylor, TKAM
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    "It's never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows how poor that person is; it doesn't hurt you." -- Atticus Finch, TKAM
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    "Atticus told me to delete the adjectives, and I'd have the facts." --Scout Finch, TKAM
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    "Before I can live with other folks, I've got to live with myself." -- Atticus Finch, TKAM