Growing up is a natural part of life that affects everyone.
Why has he been so moody, inconsistent, and just hard to live with? He's always telling me to leave him alone.
Don't judge before, first understanding.
Atticus is a nigger lover
To be a girl one does not need to surrender to the arbitrary social norms of femininity.
Not like I care, but why does she give me so much grief?
Ughh... you get worse every year.
ATTICUS: " ...Jem was growing. I must be patient with him and disturb him as little as possible."
ATTICUS: "Mrs. Dubose was a morphine addict...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 know you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what."
SCOUT: "Aunt Alexandra's vision of my deportment involved playing with small stoves, tea sets, and wearing the Add-A-Pearl necklace she gave me when I was born; Furthermore, I should be a ray of sunshine in my father's lonely life."