Atticus Courage Quotes

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True Courage is being able to do something even if you feel like it's impossible hard or scary. The two characters that display courage in Harper Lee's, To Kill A Mockingbird are Atticus and Scout. The reason those two display courage is because they are willing to do things even when it's hard and risking something.

Atticus shows true courage because he is defending a black person in a very racist time and area. In Ch. 3 Pg. 39 it says, “ 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 is showing courage in this quote because he is saying that you never truly understand someone until you look at the way they see life or the way people see them. In Ch. 9 Pg. 101 it says, ‘“Atticus, are we going to win it?” “no honey” “Then why-” “Simply because we were licked a hundred years before we started is no reason for us
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In Chapter 9 Page 99 it says, “ Atticus had promised me he would wear me out if he ever heard me fighting anymore; I was far too old and too big for such childish things, and soon I learned to hold it in, the better off everybody would be.” This quote shows courage because she is trying not to fight people who talk about her father like that. She is trying to do something Atticus told her to do and she is going to do it even when it feels difficult. In Chapter 9 the quote says, “This time we aren't fighting the Yankees we're fighting our friend. But remember this, no matter how bitter things get there still our friends and this is still our home.” This quote is saying that even though we are going against our friends in the case they are still our friends and that we should not punish them for going against us. The quote shows courage because it saying that Scout should not fight back at people even if they do talk about Atticus for defending a black