Words of Wisdom
By: Clariza Villa
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” Pg.39
“Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” Pg. 119
“You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t you let’em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change…”Pg. 101
“I wanted you to see what real courage, 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. You rarely win, but sometimes you do.”Pg.149
“I think there is just one kind of folks. Folks.” Pg.304
“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” Pg.232
"Maybe if you stopped talking and started listening you might learn something."
"If you want to learn , keep you mouth shut and ears open."
"Learn to laugh at yourself and don't take yourself too seriously."
"Share your gifts and talents with the world to make it a better place."
"Make good choices."
"Don't compare yourself to others; just be the best version of yourself you can be."
"Surround yourself with good people and find something to smile about everyday."