To Kill A Mockingbird: Great Quotes by the Characters Atticus Respectful of other people Talking about Bob Ewell spitting in his face): "I wish Bob Ewell wouldn't chew tobacco." Page 220 Chapter 23 Responding to Jem talking about Mrs. Dubose not being a lady: "She was. She had her own views about things, a lot different from mine, maybe... son, I told you that if you hadn't lost your head I'd have made you go and read to her. I wanted you to see something about her-I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of seeing 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 through it no matter what.

You rarely win, but sometimes you do. Mrs. Dubose won, all ninety-eight pounds of her. According to her views, she died beholding to nothing and nobody. She was the bravest person I ever knew." Page 116 Chapter 11 Talking to Scout: Atticus turned his head and pinned me to the wall with his good eye. His voice was deadly: "First, apologize to your aunt." Page 138 Chapter 14 Talking to Jem: "Mr.

Cunningham was part of a mob last night, but he is still a man. Every mob in every little Southern town is always made up of people you know- doesn't say much for the, does it" Page 160 Chapter 16 Determined Talking to Scout: "Scout, simply by the nature of the work, every lawyer gets one case in his lifetime that affects him personally. This one's mine I guess. You might here some ugly talk about it at school, but do one thing for me if you will: you just hold your head high and keep your fists down." Page 80 Chapter 9 Talking to Scout: "Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try and win." Page 80 Chapter 9 Talking to Calpurnia: Atticus' eyes filled with tears. He did not speak for a moment. "Tell them I'm very grateful," he said.

"Tell them- tell them they must never do this again. Times are too hard... ." Page 216 Chapter 22 Talking to Calpurnia: Atticus' eyes filled with tears. He did not speak for a moment. "Tell them I'm very grateful," he said. "Tell them- tell them they must never do this again.

Times are too hard... ." Page 216 Chapter 22 Clever Talking to Mayella Ewell: "You " re becoming suddenly clear at this point. A while ago you couldn't remember too well, could you" Page 189 Chapter 18 Talking to Scout: "Most people are (nice), when you finally see them." Page 284 Chapter 31 Talking to Scout: "I never went to school," he said, "but I have a feeling that if you tell Miss Caroline we read every night she " ll get after me, and I wouldn't want her after me." Page 36 Chapter 3 Atticus: "I guess Tom was tired of taking white men's chances, and proffered to take his own." Page 238 Chapter 24 Doing: "Atticus was speaking easily, with the kind of detachment he used then he dictated a letter." Page 205 Chapter 21 Jem Child-like Jem (talking to Atticus about Mrs. Dubose): "A lady"After all those things she said about you, a lady" Page 116 Chapter 11 Jem (saying to Scout): "I swear Scout, sometimes you act so much like a girl it's mortifyin'." Page 42 Chapter 4 Jem (talking to the Reverend): "It's o. k.

, Reverend, she doesn't understand it." Page 175 Chapter 17 Protective Jem (Bob Ewell is attacking them): "Run Scout! Run! Run!" Page 264 Chapter 27 Jem (talking to Scout about Atticus): "Let's don't pester him, he " ll know when it's time." Page 75 Chapter 7 Jem (talking to Scout): "I reckon if he wanted us to know it, he " da told us. If he was proud of it he " da told us." Page 109 Chapter 9 Scout Curious Scout (talking to Jem): "The thing about it is, our kind of folks don't like the Cunninghams, the Cunninghams don't like the Ewells, and the Ewells hate and despise the colored folks." I told Jem if that was so, then why didn't Tom's jury, made up of folks like the Cunninghams a quit Tom to spite the Ewells" Page 229 Chapter 23 Scout (saying to Jem): .".. Jem, how can you (the people in the town) hate Hitler so bad an' turn around and be ugly about folks right at home-" Page 249 Chapter 26 Scout (talking to Miss Maudie): "Nome, I mean the folks on our street are all old. Jem and me's the only children around here. Mrs Dubose is close on to a hundred and Miss Rachel's old and so are you and Atticus." Page 94 Chapter 10 Scout (talking): "I'm scared.

." Scared about Atticus. Somebody might hurt him." Page 149 Chapter 15 Tom Boy Scout (doing): "With this in mind, I faced Cecil Jacobs in the school yard next day: "You " re gonna take that back boy" Page Unknown Scout (doing): "Presently I picked up a comb from Jem's dresser and ran its teeth along the edge." Page 136 Chapter 13 Scout (remembering): Before the first morning was over, Miss Caroline Fisher, our teacher, hauled me up to the front of the room and patted the palm of my hand with a ruler, then made me stand in the corner until noon. Page 20 Chapter 2 Scout (thinking) Miss Maudie on a jury would be impressive. I thought of old Mrs. Dubose in her well chair-"Stop that rapping, John Taylor, I want to ask this man something." Perhaps our forefathers were wise. Page 224 Chapter 23 Friendly/Witty Scout talking to Boo Radley: "Won't you have a seat Mr.

Arthur This rocking chair is nice and comfortable." Page 274 Chapter 30 Scout (observing and thinking): "Miss Maudie's hand closed tightly on mine, and I said nothing. It's warmth was enough." Page 238 Chapter 24 Scout (saying to Dill): "Keep on- I reckon he even sent you a mounted police uniform! That'n never showed up, did it You just keep on telling 'em, son-" Page 52 Chapter 5 Scout (saying to Jem): "I forgot my shoes, they " re back behind the stage." Page 262 Chapter 28 Tom Robinson Charitable Talking to Atticus about not getting paid: "No suh, not after she offered me a nickel the first time. I was glad to do it." Unknown Talking to Mr. Gilmer: "I was just tryin' to help her out, suh." Page 199 Chapter 19 Talking to Atticus about going by the Ewells: "Why, yes suh, I'd tip m'hat when I'd go by, and one day she asked me to come inside... ." Page 193 Chapter 19 Honest Talking to Atticus about the fight he was in and getting cut: "Yes suh, a little, not enough to hurt. You see, I-" Page 193 Chapter 19 Talking to Atticus about Mayella: "I didn't wanta be ugly, I didn't wanta push her or nothin'." Page 197 Chapter 19 Talking to Mr.

Gilmer: "I don't say she's lyin', Mr. Gilmer, I say she's mistaken in her mind." Page 200 Chapter 19 370.