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To Kill A Mockingbird Quotes 

1. “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.”  (pg. 33, Ch. 3)

2. “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." (pg 128, Ch 11)

3. "Jack! When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness’ sake. But don’t make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot an evasion quicker than adults, and evasion simply muddles ‘em. had the right answer this afternoon, but the wrong reasons. Bad language is a stage all children go through, and it dies with time when they learn they’re not attracting attention with it. Hotheadedness isn’t. Scout’s got to learn to keep her head and learn soon, with what’s in store for her these next few months." (pg. 99, Ch. 9)

4. "Our courts have their faults, as does any human institution, but in this country our courts are the great levelers, andin our courts all men are created equal." (pg. 274, Ch. 20)

5. "Atticus, he was real nice"

"Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them." (pg. 376, Ch. 31)

Words of Wisdom from People in my Life 

“It ain’t over till it’s over.” -Mr. Kartje/Yogi Berra 

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” -MOM/George Eliot 

“Gentlemen you will permit me to put on my spectacles, for I have not only grown gray but almost blind in service to my country.” -Dad/ Washington

“When in doubt, use a proportion.” -Ms. Mizia 

“Remember to ROAR by being respectful, on task, always safes, and Responsible.” -Dr. Gold 

“You need to treat people the way you want to be treated back.” -Jerry Griffin

-In sales my grandfather lived by this motto as he thought if he was selling a product to a person he would have the same respect and morals as if that person was selling it to him. He would not try scam them out of a better deal or cheat their hard earned money. He also had alot of respect for his teachers and the staff at his college as he tries to apply this quote to his life everyday.

“Only way to have a friend is to be one.” -Ahnee Griffin

-My grandmother didn't have many friends when she was growing up and spent most of her time with her head in a book over the summer. She wanted to be popular and have lots of friends so she began to learn peoples names and started to form converstations off of this. She learned that you have to go out of your normal ways to achieve something you want. You could say that "All it takes is to know someones name to start a friendship".

“There is creative reading as well as creative writing.” Ahnee Griffin/Emerson

“We are always getting ready to live, but never living.” Ahnee Griffin/Emerson

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” Thoreau/Jerry Griffin

-My grandfather was an All-American Football player and most of his teamates smoked and drank which he didn't. He was thought of as less popular than other members of the team, but he learned not to fall into peer pressure and make your own decision.

“Never look back unless you plan to go that way.” Thoreau/Ahnee Griffin

“Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity.” Thoreau/Ahnee Griffin

“Eat less, move more.” -Jason Griffin MD 

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Emerson/Mom

“Follow your own instincts.” -Jerry Griffin

My grandfather was coming home from a game and some of his friends offered him a ride home. He knew the man who was driving was a very reckless driver, from other experineces, so he declined (drove up hill 75 mph on wrong side). His friends actully got into a crash on the way back (which my grandfather would have been involved in if he were to have accepted) that killed the driver and one other person. He realized that you have to trust your gut as he knew the backround of the driver and made the right decision.   


Words of Wisdom from myself

“When the trail splits, you go off the trail and find your own adventure.”

“Live life to the fullest and most potential filled as you can because you don’t know when it might be your last.”

“Explore, venture, and succeed until you feel as though you have made enough progress...even if that might not be much.”

“Life is like an open road, you have many options whether it be the highway or a dirt path but the journey always has an ending point wherever you may have started.”

“Eat, sleep, and breath… then repeat and you have life.”

"All it takes is to know someone's name to start a friendship"

"A clock is but a timekeeper of the day not of how much you can accomplish in 24 hours."

Quotes from Famous people

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” -Abraham Lincoln 

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”-Abraham Lincoln

“You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.” -Winston Churchill

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill

“There’s an awful lot you can tell about a person by their shoes." -Forrest Gump the movie 

“My Mama always told me that miracles happen everyday. Some people don’t think so, but they do.” -Forrest Gump the movie 

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.” -Gandhi

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” -Gandhi

"Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat." -Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man

"I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing." -Herman Melville, Moby Dick

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

-Eleanor Roosevelt