Why Everyone Needs to Read "To Kill a Mockingbird," More than Once
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Why Everyone Needs to Read "To Kill a Mockingbird," More than Once

My five favorite "To Kill a Mockingbird," quotes

Why Everyone Needs to Read "To Kill a Mockingbird," More than Once
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For Christmas this year, I was blessed to get the Barnes and Noble classic edition of To Kill a Mockingbird I hadn't had I chance to re-read it until, I was assigned a project in my film theory class where I had to pick a book that was turned into a movie and compare the two. When I was assigned this, I instantly thought of, To Kill a Mockingbird. I love the movie (which is on Netflix) but like any other situation where I have read a book that was turned into a movie, the book is better. So I was more than happy to read it again because I haven't read it since Junior year of high school. I'm not even fifty pages in yet, and I am having just a great time experiencing all of its glorious, life-changing lessons again.

I wanted to write my article about reading To Kill a Mockingbird for a second time because I believe that everyone would benefit from reading it again and just enjoy it (haha). To celebrate the book and try to encourage everyone to read it again, I have made a list of my top five favorite quotes in the book below. This book has SO much wisdom in it, so it was hard to narrow my favorite quotes down to five (haha)! The quotes are in no specific order (that would be to hard) but they are all equally awesome! I hope they remind you of the book's awesomeness and encourage you to read the it again. If you have never read To Kill a Mockingbird, I hope this list encourages you to read it.

My Top Five Favorite Quotes from "To Kill a Mockingbird":


Atticus Finch is one of the wisest characters in literature. This quote is a famous "To Kill a Mockingbird," quote and rightfully so! You never really know someone's point of view until you put yourself in their shoes.


I won't say to much about this one because I don't want to give anything away for those that haven't read the book yet. But, I love this quote because it breaks the stereotype of what people generally think it means to be courageous. Sometimes real courage is telling the truth, no matter what that means for you.


This one is very near and dear to my heart because I completely agree with it! Maybe it's because I want to be a librarian but reading is apart of who I am and that's why this quote means so much to me.


Another truth from "To Kill a Mockingbird"! This quote pretty much speaks for itself but it is one I often think about. Am I only seeing and hearing what I want too? Or am I being open to the world around me?


Sometimes the best thing to do is to not say anything at all. Holding your head high is more courageous than starting a fight. It's not easy

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