"The man had to have some kind of comeback, his kind always does...that's something I'll gladly take."
"In our courts, it's a white man's word against a black man's, the white man always wins...There's nothing more sickening to me than a low-grade white man who'll take advantage of a Negro's ignorance."
"You might like to know that there was one fellow who took considerable wearing down--in the beginning he was rarin' for an outright acquittal...He was one of your Old Sarum friends..."
"One of the Cunninghams?"
"Soon's school starts I'm gonna ask Walter home to dinner..."
"We'll see about that..."
"Why not, Aunty? They're good folks."
"Don't be silly, Jean Louise...you can scrub a Walter Cunningham till he shines...but he'll never be like Jem."
"If there's just 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 wya 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 the house all the time...it's because he wants to stay inside."