To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 1-11 Quotes Quiz Arthur “Boo” Radley Atticus Finch Aunt Alexandra Finch Bob Ewell Calpurnia Charles Baker “Dill” Harris Chuck Little Dolph Raymond Helen Robinson Jem Finch Link Deas Mayella Ewell Miss Caroline Miss Maudie Atkinson Miss Stephanie Crawford Mr. Avery Mr. Underwood Mr. Walter Cunningham Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose Nathan Radley Scout Finch Sheriff Heck Tate Tom Robinson Walter Cunningham "You are too young to understand it, but sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand of--oh, of your father." "Mockingbirds don't do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. . . . That's why it's a sin to kill a mockingbird." "I'm just trying to tell you the new way they're teaching the first grade, stubborn. It's the Dewey Decimal System." "Do-o-o Jee-sus, Dill Harris! Gamblin' by my fishpool? I'll strip-poker you, sir!" "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view--until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." "Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us not try to win." "Now you tell your father not to teach you any more. It's best to begin reading with a fresh mind. You tell him I'll take over from here and try to undo the damage." "When I went back for my breeches--they were all in a tangle when I was gettin' out of 'em, I couldn't get 'em loose. When I went back, they were folded across the fence . . . like they were expectin' me." "You can't go around making caricatures of the neighbors." "There's some folks who don't eat like us, but you ain't called on to contradict 'em at the table when they don't. That boy's yo' comp'ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear?" Calpurnia "Don't you say hey to me, you ugly girl!" "Jeremy Finch, I told you you'd live to regret tearing up my camellias. You regret it now, don't you?" "See what you've done? Hasn't snowed in Maycomb since Appomattox. It's bad children like you makes the seasons change." "Tree's dying. You plug 'em with cement when they're sick. You ought to know that, Jem." Character who first finds gum in knot-hole of tree. "I won't say you ran out on a dare an' I'll swap you The Gray Ghost if you just go up and touch the house." "Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird." "Why, one sprig of nut grass can ruin a whole yard. Look here. When it comes fall this dries up and the wind blows it all over Maycomb County!" "If he's not [crazy] he should be by now. The things that happen to people we never really know. What happens in houses behind closed doors, what secrets--" "The world's endin', Atticus! Please do something--!"