Atticus Finch Quotes In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Someone to Learn From “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.”(39) Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird had once said wisely to his headstrong daughter. Struggling to raise his two kids single-handedly, Atticus stood out as one of the most prominent and impacting characters in this story by Harper Lee. He had a moral compass that pointed straight north and he tried his best to lead his children down the same road by teaching them from an early age. Atticus Finch led a humble life, showed fairness to everyone, and loved his two children unconditionally. Mr. Finch, although a well-known lawyer, never boasted or threw his status around. He modestly lived a simple life and readers did not realize what an important part he really played until the later part of the story. Only after shooting a rabid dog in between its eyes, did Scout and Jem then find out that Atticus actually had the deadliest shot in Maycomb country, but he never mentioned it in the past. “People in their right minds never take pride in…show more content…
In conclusion, Atticus Finch from Haper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, demonstrates humility, fairness, and loves his children very much. Although he had many a chance to boast about his amazing achievements and accomplishments, Atticus never did, but instead chose to keep these skills quiet and low-down. Being black meant nothing much to him either; he believed blacks should get an equal chance at everything and Atticus never judged someone immediately just because of one’s colour or social class. He proved this when he decided to defend the black man, Tom Robinson in front of the entire court. All of Atticus characters stated here also leads up to the main one: love. He loved everyone for what one was, without judging. He also cared for his children, taught them everything they knew, and did everything he could for them. Atticus Finch, although a fictional character, is someone one could and should learn
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