“Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corn cribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” ~~ Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”
“Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.” ~~ Elie Wiesel
“They’re certainly entitled to think that, and they’re entitled to full respect for their opinions … but before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” ~~ Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 11
My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.” ~~ Maya Angelou
“The highest result of education is tolerance.” ~~ Helen Keller
“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ” ~~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
“In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.” ~~ Carter G. Woodson
“I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.” ~~ Scout Finch in Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”, Chapter 23