Best Quotes by Harper Lee (Top 10)

  1. Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
  2. 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. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.- Atticus Finch
  3. People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.
  4. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
  5. Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I'd have the facts.
  6. I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.
  7. Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)... There are just some kind of men who - who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.
  8. As you grow older, you'll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don't you forget it - whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, he is trash.
  9. People in their right minds never take pride in their talents.
  10. It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.

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