Harper Lee Quotes

10 Harper Lee quotes:

"Folks don't like to have somebody around knowing more than they do. It aggravates em. You're not gonna change any of them by talking 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."
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"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view."
"Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what."
"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing."
"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."
"The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience."
"I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks."
"Well, they're Southern people, and if they know you are working at home they think nothing of walking right in for coffee. But they wouldn't dream of interrupting you at golf."
"I'm no idealist to believe firmly in the integrity of our courts and in the jury system -- that is no ideal to me, it is a living, working reality. Gentlemen, a court is no better than each man of you sitting before me on this jury. A court is only as sound as its jury, and a jury is only as sound as the men who make it up."
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"I think Ill be a clown when I get grown.. Yes, sir, a clown. There aint one thing in this world I can do about folks except laugh, so Im gonna join the circus and laugh my head off Im gonna stand in the middle of the ring and laugh at the folks. Just looka yonder, every one of em oughta be ridin a broomstick."
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