I'm reading the 50th anniversary version of the book To Kill a Mockingbird, and I need at least 15 quotes with page numbers. Anything would be helpful.

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bullgatortail eNotes educator| Certified Educator

I am using an older version of the novel, but I have provided you with the chapters for each of the quotes.

  1. "It's a sin to kill a mockingbird." (Miss Maudie, Chapter 10)
  2. "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." (Atticus, Chapter 3)
  3. "I'm little, but I'm old." (Dill, Chapter 1)
  4. "There goes the meanest man ever God blew breath into." (Calpurnia, about old Mr. Radley, Chapter 1)
  5. "Ain't no snot-nosed slut of a schoolteacher ever born c'n make me do nothin'!" (Burris Ewell, Chapter 3)
  6. "I thought I wanted to be a lawyer but I ain't so sure now!" (Jem, Chapter 5)
  7. "Don't say nigger, Scout. That's common." (Atticus, Chapter 9)
  8. ... I split my knuckle to the bone on his front teeth. (Scout, regarding her fight with cousin Francis, Chapter 9)
  9. "Atticus is a gentleman, just like me!" (Jem, Chapter 11)
  10. "Maybe he doesn't have anywhere to run off to..." (Dill, concerning Boo, Chapter 14)
  11. After all, if Aunty could be a lady at a time like this, so could I. (Scout, Chapter 24)
  12. "I may not be much, Mr. Finch, but I'm still sheriff of Maycomb County, and Bob Ewell fell on his knife." (Heck Tate, Chapter 30)
  13. "Well, it'd be sort of like shootin' a mockingbird, wouldn't it?" (Scout, Chapter 30)
  14. "Will you take me home?" (Boo's only words, Chapter 31)
  15. Atticus was right... you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them. (Scout, Chapter 31)
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To Kill a Mockingbird

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