Harper Lee: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Harper Lee Quotes 

Harper Lee, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Harper Lee quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Harper Lee’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Harper Lee made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favorites: 

About Harper Lee

Known as Nelle, Harper Lee was born in the Alabama town of Monroeville, the fourth child of Amasa Coleman Lee and Frances Cunningham Finch Lee. Her father, a lawyer who served in the state legislature from 1926 to 1938, was a former newspaper editor and proprietor. As a child, Lee was precocious reader and a tomboy, and enjoyed Truman Capote’s friendship.

Born: April 28, 1926. Monroeville, Alabama, The United States
 

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Popular Quotes

“I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

 “Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)… There are just some kind of men who – who’re so busy worrying about the next world they’ve never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

“They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions… but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

 “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 see it through no matter what.
– Atticus Finch”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

 “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

 “Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

“Atticus, he was real nice.”

“Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

 “The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

“Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I’d have the facts.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

10 Famous Quotes by Author Harper Lee

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Harper Lee quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Harper Lee quote below and sharing our favorite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Harper Lee. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Harper Lee quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Harper Lee Quote 

“Atticus said to Jem one day, “I’d rather you shot at tin cans in the backyard, but I know you’ll go after birds. Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” That was the only time I ever heard Atticus say it was a sin to do something, and I asked Miss Maudie about it. “Your father’s right,” she said. “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing except make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corn cribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”
― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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