Quotes from To Kill a Mockingbird Quiz

There are many important quotes throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird that express the personality and thoughts of individual characters. 

  1. "Now tell your father not to teach you any more."

  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.”

  3. "Get more like Cousin Joshua every day, don't I? Do you think I'll end up costing the family five hundred dollars?"

  4. "You're too scared to put your big toe in the front yard." 

  5. "It ain't right. He didn't kill anybody even if he was guilty. He didn't take anybody's life." 

  6. "I had felt her tyrannical presence as long as I could remember."

  7. “Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win.”

  8. "I am not. 't's morbid, watching a poor devil on trial for his life. Look at all those folks, it's like a Roman carnival."

  9. "Sometimes it's better to bend the law a little in special cases."

  10. "Atticus is a gentleman, just like me!"

  11. "That boy's yo' comp'ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear?"

  12. "I can't say I approve of everything he does, Maudie, but he's my brother, and I just want to know when this will ever end." 

  13. "I destroyed his last shred of credibility at that trial, if he had any to begin with."

  14. "People in their right minds never take pride in their talents."