Book Quotes by Harper Lee

Nelle Harper Lee, better known by her pen name Harper Lee, was an American novelist widely known for To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960. Immediately successful, it won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has become a classic of modern American literature.

The best Book Quotes

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.

- Harper LeeGun-Control

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.

- Harper LeeRatschl├Ąge

People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.

- Harper Lee in To kill a Mockingbird

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

- Harper Lee in To kill a Mockingbird

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

- Harper Lee in To kill a Mockingbird