Quotes by Harper Lee
Before I can live with other folks, I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.
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.
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
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 you see it through no matter what.
Folks don't like to have somebody around knowin’ more than they do. It aggravates 'em. You're not gonna change any of them by talkin' right, they've got to want to learn themselves, and when they don't want to learn there's nothing you can do but keep your mouth shut or talk their language.