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Harper Lee
April 28, 1926 -
Nationality: American
Category: Novelist
Subcategory: American Novelist

I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.


You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.


Before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.


The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.


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.


Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.


Folks don't like to have somebody around knowing more than they do.


Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.

    Topics: Courage

You've really got to start hitting the books because it's no joke out here.


The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.


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.


Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.


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