3 de enero de 2015

14 tweets from “To Kill a Mockingbird” (Harper Lee)

  1. Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing (Scout).
  2. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience (Atticus).
  3. Lemonade in the middle of the morning was a summertime ritual.
  4. Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird (Atticus).
  5. Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy (Miss Maudie).
  6. People in their right minds never take pride in their talents (Miss Maudie).
  7. I couldn’t go to church and worship God if I didn’t try to help that man (Atticus).
  8. One went to Maycomb to have his teeth pulled, his wagon fixed, his money deposited, his soul saved, his mules vetted.
  9. A court is only as sound as its jury, and a jury is only as sound as the men who make it up (Atticus).
  10. If you had been on that jury, son, and eleven other boys like you, Tom would be a free man (Atticus).
  11. Haints, Hot Steams, incantations, secret signs, had vanished with our years as mist with sunrise (Scout).
  12. Jem was becoming almost as good as Atticus at making you feel right when things went wrong (Scout).
  13. Best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open (…) I don’t want him growing with a whisper about him (Atticus).
  14. Atticus was right. One time he said you never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them.

To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee

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