Harper Lee Quotes (52 quotes)
Pt. 2, ch. 23 - To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
“It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.”
Pt. 1, ch. 11 - To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
Pt. 1, ch. 2 - To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
“Well, they're Southern people, and if they know you are working at home they think nothing of walking right in for coffee. But they wouldn't dream of interrupting you at golf.”
On why she has done her best creative thinking while playing golf, as quoted in Time (12 May 1980)
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.”
X-kit Literature Series: FET To Kill a Mockingbird, Pearson South Africa - ISBN: 9781868914876
“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.”
Pt. 1, ch. 3 - To Kill a Mockingbird (1960)
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Born: April 28, 1926 (age 93)
Bio: Nelle Harper E. Lee is an American author known for her 1960 Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which deals with the issues of racism that were observed by the author as a child in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Despite being Lee's only published book, it led to her being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her contribution to literature.