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Timeless Quotes From To Kill A Mockingbird

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Timeless Quotes From To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird is a popular Pulitzer Prize winning novel written by Harper Lee about justice in a small Southern American town. Published in 1960, it became standard reading for millions of young people.

It is the story of a young girl nicknamed Scout growing up during the American Depression in Alabama in the 1930’s. The book quickly became a best-seller, won the Pulitzer Prize and was made into a movie in 1962, with Gregory Peck winning an Oscar for his memorable portrayal of Atticus.

By 2015, book sales of To Kill a Mockingbird were reported by Harper Collins to be more than 40 million worldwide, making it one of the most widely read American novels of the 20th century. In 2018 it was voted as America’s Best-Loved Novel, further cementing this book as a beloved classic of American Literature.

Here is a collection of some of the most popular quotes from To Kill A Mockingbird:

 

1. 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. – Atticus

 

2. Before I can live with other folks, I’ve got to live with myself. – Atticus

 

3. You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don’t you let ‘em get your goat. Try fighting with your head for a change. – Atticus

 

4. Things are never as bad as they seem. – Miss Maudie

 

Timeless Quotes From To Kill A Mockingbird

 

5. There’s a lot of ugly things in this world, son. I wish I could keep ‘em all away from you. That’s never possible. – Atticus

 

6. As you grow older, you’ll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don’t you forget it – whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, that white man is trash. – Atticus

 

7. It’s a sin to kill a Mockingbird. – Atticus

 

Timeless Quotes From To Kill A Mockingbird

 

8. It’s never an insult to be called what somebody thinks is a bad name. It just shows you how poor that person is, it doesn’t hurt you. – Atticus

 

9. I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. – Atticus

 

10. We’re paying the highest tribute you can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It’s that simple. – Miss Maudie

 

11. People generally see what they look for and hear what they listen for. – Atticus

 

Timeless Quotes From To Kill A Mockingbird

 

12. It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to wars, was the bravest man who ever lived. – Scout

 

13. Are you proud of yourself tonight that you have insulted a total stranger whose circumstances you know nothing about? – Atticus

 

14. Best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open. – Atticus

 

15. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience. – Atticus

 

Timeless Quotes From To Kill A Mockingbird

 

16. Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. – Atticus

 

17. Things are always better in the morning.

 

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25 Inspirational Comparison Quotes

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25 Inspirational Comparison Quotes

Do you ever compare you life with other people? Do you ever feel that you are not lucky, perhaps you feel that you are from the wrong country, wrong town or perhaps you have the wrong background? Do you ever scroll through social media feeling envious at the seemingly perfect lives of modern day so called ‘influencers’?

The next time that you find yourself comparing yourself to someone else. Look at the achievements of others and let them inspire you to see what is possible and use these accomplishments as motivation to create exciting goals for yourself to work towards.

Try to change your mindset from why them and not me, to if he/she can do it, so can I! Instead of seeing the achievements of others as a club to beat yourself up with, use them as a stick to prod you to take positive action.

I hope that the following collection of comparison quotes will inspire you to live your own life, walk your own path and work every day towards your own exciting goals and dreams.

 

1. A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms. Zen Shin

 

2. Every minute you spend wishing you had someone else’s life, is a minute spent wasting yours.

 

3. Our time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs

 

4. Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.

 

5. Comparison is the thief of joy. Theodore Roosevelt

 

25 Inspirational Comparison Quotes

 

6. Never compare your journey with someone else’s. Your journey is your journey, not a competition.

 

7. Comparison kill creativity. Stop comparing and start creating.

 

8. Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. Coco Chanel

 

9. There is no need for comparison. Be happy with yourself and find satisfaction in your work.

 

10. Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle. Tom Hiller

 

11. To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

12. Don’t compare yourself to other people. Compare yourself to who you were and who you want to become.

 

25 Inspirational Comparison Quotes

 

13. Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud. Shannon L. Alder

 

14. Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people.

 

15. Don’t compare yourself to others, compare yourself to the person you were yesterday. Jordan Peterson

 

25 Inspirational Comparison Quotes

 

16. Run your own race and stop comparing yourself to others.

 

17. When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everybody will respect you. Lao Tzu

 

18. Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.

 

19. I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener.

 

25 Inspirational Comparison Quotes

 

20. Your Highest Self only wants you to be at peace. It does not judge, compare, or demand that you defeat anyone or be better than anyone. Wayne Dyer

 

21. Comparison is the best way to judge our progress but not with others, compare your yesterday with your today.

 

22. Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another. Marquis de Condorcet

 

23. Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde

 

24. Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else. Judy Garland

 

25. Stop comparing yourself to other people. You are an original. We are all different and it’s okay. Joyce Meyer

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25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

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25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

Do you believe in luck? Do believe that some people are luckier than others or do you believe that people make their own luck through hard work and the right positive mindset?

I totally believe that every morning that we wake up, we should feel lucky, blessed and grateful. I also believe that if you think that you are lucky, more luck will flow your way. Call it the law of attraction, the laws of the universe or even The Secret, I just believe and that you will attract more of what you believe in.

If you feel that you are lucky, blessed and grateful, you will attract and notice more things in your life that you will feel grateful, blessed and lucky to receive. On the other hand, if you believe that you never get any breaks in life, or that you are unlucky, guess what? You will probably attract or notice more things in your life that don’t go your way.

If you want more good luck in your life, start by changing your mindset to feeling more blessed, grateful and lucky every day, I am totally positive that your life will start to change.

 

1. If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. Bette Davis

 

2. Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. Seneca

 

3. We are all a great deal luckier that we realize, we usually get what we want – or near enough. Roald Dahl

 

4. Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. Dalai Lama

 

25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

 

5. Luck is when opportunity knocks and you answer.

 

6. I believe that people make their own luck by great preparation and good strategy. Jack Canfield

 

7. Luck has a peculiar habit of favoring those who do not depend on it. George S. Clason

 

8. The amount of good luck coming your way depends on your willingness to act. Barbara Sher

 

9. The better your attitude and the harder you work, the luckier you get. Robert G. Allen

 

10. Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. Ray Kroc

 

11. I’ve always believed in luck. I love the fact that people can change their lives instantly. Fiona Barton

 

12. A good friend is like a four leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have. Irish proverb

 

25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

 

13. Luck is predictable; the harder you work, the luckier you get. Brian Tracy

 

14. Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have. Ed Bradley

 

15. Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure. Earl Wilson

 

16. The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. Douglas Macarthur

 

17. Luck is believing you’re lucky. Tennessee Williams

 

25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

 

18. Most entrepreneurs will admit luck plays a part in success. Richard Branson

 

19. Learn to recognize good luck when it’s waving at you, hoping to get your attention. Sally Koslow

 

20. Chance favors the prepared mind. Louis Pasteur

 

21. I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way, and I work really, really hard. Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass. Shonda Rhimes

 

22. Your good luck will come in waves, and so does your bad, so you have to take the good with the bad and press forward. Nick Cummins

 

23. When it comes to luck, you make your own. Bruce Springsteen

 

25 Wonderful Quotes About Luck

 

24. Believe Big. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. David J. Schwartz

 

25. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson

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25 Inspirational Pythagoras Quotes On Life

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25 Inspirational Pythagoras Quotes On Life

If you are like me, the name Pythagoras will probably bring back memories to you as a teenager learning about Isosceles triangles, Algebra, Theorems and equations such as “the sum of the squares on the legs of a right triangle is equal to the square on the hypotenuse”.

Pythagoras was an ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician, scientist and the founder of Pythagoreanism. His political and religious teachings influenced the philosophies of Plato, Aristotle, and, through them, Western philosophy. His philosophy also had a major impact on scientists such as Nicolaus Copernicus, Johannes Kepler, and Sir Isaac Newton.

I really hope that you will enjoy the following collection of Pythagoras quotes. I also hope that the next time that you think about Pythagoras you will remember the wise quotes that are attributed to him and not just the math equation.

 

1. The oldest shortest words – “yes” and “no” are those which require the most thought. Pythagoras

 

2. Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please. Pythagoras

 

3. Do not talk a little on many subjects, but much on a few. Pythagoras

 

4. As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom. Pythagoras

 

5. A fool is known by his speech, and a wise man by silence. Pythagoras

 

6. Salt is born of the purest parents: the sun and the sea. Pythagoras

 

7. Do not go to bed until you have gone over the day three times in your mind. What wrong did I do? What good did I accomplish? What did I forget to do? Pythagoras

 

8. Let no one persuade you by word or deed to do or say whatever is not best for you. Pythagoras

 

9. The art of living happily is to live in the present. Pythagoras

 

10. As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace. Pythagoras

 

11. There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres. Pythagoras

 

12. Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb. Pythagoras

 

13. Educate the children and it won’t be necessary to punish the men. Pythagoras

 

14. Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body. Pythagoras

 

15. Numbers have a way of taking a man by the hand and leading him down the path of reason. Pythagoras

 

16. Don’t try to cover your mistakes with false words. Rather, correct your mistakes with examination. Pythagoras

 

17. No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself. Pythagoras

 

18. In anger we should refrain both from speech and action. Pythagoras

 

19. Numbers rule the universe. Pythagoras

 

20. If you have a wounded heart, touch it as little as you would an injured eye. There are only two remedies for the suffering of the soul: hope and patience. Pythagoras

 

21. Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence. Pythagoras

 

22. Above all things, respect yourself. Pythagoras

 

23. Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life. Pythagoras

 

24. Know thyself, then thou shalt know the universe. Pythagoras

 

25. Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable. Pythagoras

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