To Kill a Mockingbird

by: Harper Lee

Chapters 9–11

Quotes Chapters 9–11
“‘Scout, simply by the nature of the work, every lawyer gets at least one case in his lifetime that affects him personally. This one’s mine, I guess. You might hear some ugly talk about it at school, but do one thing for me if you will: you just hold your head high and keep those fists down.’”
“‘Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not to try to win,’ Atticus said.”
“But I never figured out how Atticus knew I was listening, and it was not until many years later that I realized he wanted me to hear every word he said.”
“‘Naw, Scout, it’s something you wouldn’t understand. Atticus is real old, but I wouldn’t care if he couldn’t do anything—I wouldn’t care if he couldn’t do a blessed thing.’”
“‘According to her views, she died beholden to nothing and nobody. She was the bravest person I ever knew.’”