Quotation Explorer - 'Harper Lee'

Alexandra had been married for thirty-three years; if it had made any impression on her one way or another, she never showed it. - Harper Lee
Honey, the sun rises and sets with that Bill of hers. Everything he says is Gospel. She loves her man.""Is that what loving your man is?""Has a lot to do with it."Jean Louise said, "You mean losing your own identity, don't you?""In a way, yes," said Henry. "Then I doubt if I shall ever marry. - Harper Lee
Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win. - Harper Lee
As you grow up, always tell the truth, do no harm to others, and don't think you are the most important being on earth. Rich or poor, you then can look anyone in the eye and say, 'I'm probably no better than you, but I'm certainly your equal. - Harper Lee
...baby, 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. So don't let Mrs Dubose get you down. She had enough troubles or her own. - Harper Lee
Every man's island, Jean Louise, every man's watchman, is his conscience. There is no such thing as a collective conscience. - Harper Lee
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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. - Harper Lee
Any writer worth his salt writes to please himself...It's a self-exploratory operation that is endless. An exorcism of not necessarily his demon, but of his divine discontent. - Harper Lee
There's something in our world that makes men lose their heads--they couldn't be fair if they tried. - Harper Lee
Don't you oh well me,sir," Miss Maudie replied, recognizing Jem's fatalistic noises, "you are not old enough to appreciate what I said. - Harper Lee
Delete the adjectives and [you'll] have the facts. - Harper Lee
You deny them hope... You are telling them that Jesus loves them, but not much. - Harper Lee
Daylight, in my mind, the night faded. - Harper Lee
When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness' sake! - Harper Lee
Persecution comes from people who are prejudiced. - Harper Lee
The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think. - Harper Lee
Everybody’s gotta learn, nobody’s born knowing. - Harper Lee
As I inched sluggishly along the treadmill of the Maycomb County School system, I could not help receiving the impression that I was being cheated out of something. Out of what I knew not, yet I did not believe that twelve years of unrelieved boredom was exactly what the state had in mind for me. - Harper Lee
You rarely win, but sometimes you do. - Harper Lee
People have a habit of doing everyday things even under the oddest conditions. - Harper Lee
It had never fully occurred to Jean Louise that she was a girl: her life had been one of reckless, pummeling activity; fighting, football, climbing, keeping up with Jem, and besting anyone her own age in any contest requiring physical prowess. - Harper Lee
She knew full well the enormity of her offense, but because her desires were stronger than the code she was breaking, she persisted in breaking it. - Harper Lee
I just know Maycomb. I'm not in the least sensitive about it, but good Lord, I'm certainly aware of it. - Harper Lee
Best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open. - Harper Lee
They are simple people, most of them, but that doesn't make them subhuman.You are telling them Jesus loves them, but not much. - Harper Lee
I mean it takes a certain kind of maturity to live in the South these days. You don't have it yet, but you have a shadow of the beginnings of it. You haven't the humbleness of mind-" "I thought the fear of the Lord was the beginning of wisdom.""It's the same thing. Humility. - Harper Lee
Things are never as bad as they seem. - Harper Lee
You really never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view...until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. - Harper Lee
Ladies pick funny things to be proud of. - Harper Lee
Whatever she says to you, it’s your jobnot to let her make you mad. - Harper Lee
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. - Harper Lee
The only thing I'm afraid of about this country is that its government will someday become so monstrous that the smallest person in it will be trampled underfoot, and then it wouldn't be worth living in - Harper Lee
As sure as time, history is repeating itself, and as sure as man is man, history is the last place he'll look for his lessons. - Harper Lee
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