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Scout Quotes - from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' - Harper Lee

Jean Louise Finch (Scout)

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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

HarperCollins

Scout Quotes

Scout is the unforgettable young girl in To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. Her real name is Jean Louise Finch. Her father's courage--in the face of life-threatening challenges--teaches her lessons that will last a lifetime. Her are quotes from Scout.

  • "Then I saw the shadow. It was the shadow of a man with a hat on. At first I thought it was a tree, but there was no wind blowing, and tree trunks never walked. The back porch was bathed in moonlight, And the shadow, crisp and toast, moved across the porch towards Jem."
    - Spoken by Scout, written by Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ch. 6
  • "The sixth grade seemed to please him from the beginning: he went through a brief Egyptian Period that baffled me - he tried to walk flat a great deal, sticking one arm in front of him and one in back of him, putting one foot behind the other. He declared Egyptians walked that way; I said if they did I didn't see how they got anything done, but Jem said they accomplished more than the Americans ever did, they invented toilet paper and perpetual embalming, and asked where would we be today if they hadn't? Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I'd have the facts."
    - Spoken by Scout, written by Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ch. 7
  • "I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks."
    - Spoken by Scout, written by Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ch. 23,
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