"I never heard tell that it’s against the law for a citizen to do his utmost to preventa crime from being committed, which is exactly what he did, but maybe you’llsay it’s my duty to tell the town all about it and not hush it up."
"Boo drove the scissors into his parent’s leg, pulled them out, wiped them on his pants, and resumed his activities."
"To my way of thinkin’, Mr. Finch, taking the one man who’s done you and this town a great service an‘ draggin’ him with his shy ways into the limelight—to me, that’s a sin. It’s a sin and I’m not about to have it on my head. If it was any other man, it’d be different. But not this man, Mr. Finch.”
"A jury never looks at a defendant it has convicted, and when this jury came in, not one of them looked at Tom Robinson."