Atticus Quotes from to Kill a Mockingbird

“You never ever really understand a person up until you consider things from his viewpoint– up until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”– Atticus (pg. 30) “As you get older you’ll see white guys cheat black guys every day of your life, however let me tell you something and do not you forget it– whenever a white male does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, of how fine a household he comes from, that white man is garbage.

“– Atticus (pg. 200) “I wanted you to see what genuine nerve is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a male with a gun in his hand.

It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin however you start anyway and you translucent it no matter what. “– Atticus (pg. 112) “Prior to I can cope with other folks I have actually got to cope with myself. The one thing that does not abide by bulk rule is a person’s conscience. “– Atticus (pg. 105) “You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t let ’em get your goat. Try combating with your head for a modification … it’s an excellent one, even if it does withstand learning. “– Atticus (pg. 6) “It’s not all right to hate anybody. “– Atticus (pg. 246) “Jem see if you can stand in Bob Ewell’s shoes a minute. I ruined his last shred of trustworthiness at that trial, if he had any to begin with. The guy needed to have some kind of return, his kind constantly does. So if spitting in my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra whipping, that’s something I’ll happily take. He had to take it out on someone and I ‘d rather it be me than that home filled with children out there. “– Atticus (pg. 218)