The old house was the same, droopy and sick, ut as we stared down the street we thought we was an inside shutter move. Flick. A tiny, almost invisible movement, and the house was still.
Harper Lee, 47
We're askin' him real politely to come out sometimes, and tell us what he does in there - we said we wouldn't hurt him and we'd buy him ice cream.
Harper Lee, 58
"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 -" Jem took a deep breath. "When I went back, they were folded across the fence... like they were expectin' me."
Harper Lee, 72
"Looks like all of Maycomb was out tonight, in one way or another."
Harper Lee, 90
I'd rather you shot at tin cans in the back yard but I know you'll go after birds. shoot all the bluejays you wants, if you can hit 'em but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.
Harper Lee, 112
"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're licked before you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what."