Quotes From 'To Kill A Mocking Bird'

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In my opinion the most important aspect of the novel,” To Kill a Mocking Bird” is that it shows the importance of understanding others. The novel urges us to understand others and to show compassion towards the people around us. Skype McDonald- Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, UNSW in her article Explainer: how we understand people and why it’s important. Social cognition is our ability to understand other people, and it enables us to predict their behaviour and share experiences. It’s also critical to understanding the many nuances underpinning everyday speech, because people frequently mean something different to what they actually say. “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” ― Ernest Hemingway “Whenever you feel like criticizing any …show more content…

Scott Fitzgerald “We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison “I think that hate is a feeling that can only exist where there is no understanding.” ― Tennessee Williams, Sweet Bird of Youth “It is quite clear that between love and understanding there is a very close link...He who loves understands, and he who understands loves. One who feels understood feels loved, and one who feels loved feels sure of being understood.” ― Paul Tournier, To Understand Each Other “All hate is hurt, all compassion is understanding” ― Rasheed Ogunlaru “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.” ― Harper Lee Boo Radley lived a life of complete isolation from his community. As a child he faced the cruelty of his father and then afterwards he suffered because his community never forgave him and instead treated him like a monster. So Boo’s circumstances as a child and then the society around him made him a lonesome person. Only a person who could see through all that he went through could understand Boo Radley in true

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