You know something Scout? I've got it all figured out now. I've been thinking a lot lately and I've got it figured out. There's four kinds of folks in this world. There's the ordinary kind like us and the neighbors, there's the kind like the Cunninghams out in the woods, the kind like the Ewells down at the dump, and the Negroes.
What about the Chinese, and the Cajuns down yonder in Baldwin County?
No I mean in Maycomb County. The thing about it is out kind folks like the Cunninghams, the Cunninghams don't like the Ewells, and the Ewells hate and despise the colored folks
That's what I thought, too, when I was your age. If there's one kind of folks, why can't they get along with each other? If they're all alike, why do they go out of their way to despise each other? Scout, I think I'm beginning to understand something. I think I'm beginning to understand why Boo Radley's stayed shut up in his house all this time . . . it's because he wants to stay inside