To Kill a Mockingbird Quotes chapter 6-11

“Scout, I’m tellin’ you for the last time, shut your trap or go home- I declare to the Lord you’re getting more like a girl every day!” (pg. 69) Jem
“When I went back for my breeches- they were all in a tangle when I was gettin’ out of ’em, I couldn’t get ’em loose. When I went back . . . they were folded across the fence like they were expectin’ me.” (pg. 78) Jem
“Tree’s dying. You plug ’em with cement when they’re sick. You ought to know that, Jem.” (pg. 83) Nathan Radley
“Hasn’t snowed in Maycomb since Appomattox. It’s bad children like you makes the seasons change.” (pg. 87) Mr. Avery
“Boo Radley. You were so busy looking at the fire you didn’t know it when he put the blanket around you.” (pg. 96) Atticus
“From now on it’ll be everybody less one.” (pg. 99) Atticus
” . . . simply by the nature of the work, every lawyer gets at least one case in his lifetime that affects him personally. This one’s mine, I guess.” (pg. 101 Atticus
“Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.” (pg. 101) Atticus
“But remember this, no matter how bitter things get, they’re still our friends and this is still our home.” (pg. 102) Atticus
“Why reasonable people go stark raving mad when anything involving a Negro comes up, is something I don’t pretend to understand . . . I just hope that Jem and Scout come to me for their answers instead of listening to the town.” (pg. 117) Atticus
“Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” (pg. 119) Atticus
“Well, he can make somebody’s will so airtight can’t anybody meddle with it.” (pg. 120) Ms. Maudie
“I saw that, One Shot Finch!” (pg. 128) Ms. Maudie
“I think maybe he put his gun down when he realized that God had given him an unfair advantage over most living things.” (pg. 130) Ms. Maudie
“People in their right minds never take pride in their talents.” (pg. 130) Ms. Maudie
“Atticus is a gentleman, just like me!” (pg. 131) Jem
“They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions.” (pg. 139) Atticus
“It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what.” (pg. 149) Atticus

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