To Kill A Mockingbird Quotes To Show Courage

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Everyone has been in a courageous or situation at least once in their life. In the Novel To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, there are many times where the people of maycomb must show courage to get through tough situations. Everyone is capable of courageous acts. Like it or not, Troublesome times will come. Courage comes in many different forms, from Atticus defending Tom Robinson, to Jem always standing strong for his family. ”Go home, Jem,” he said. “Take Scout and Dill home.” “Jem shook his head. As Atticus’s fists went to his hips, so did Jem’s...” It took courage for Jem to stand up and say no to Atticus. Even though Jem knew there could have been consequences given for disobeying his father, he stayed. Jem could tell from the ropes and rifles that Atticus was in trouble. Scout had enough courage to talk sense into the …show more content…
Boo was the only one that heard Scout and Jem scream on the night that Bob Ewell attacked them. Had it not been for him, they would not have seen the light of day. That is not the only time that Boo has been of help to his kids. On the cold night that Ms. Maudie’s house caught flames Scout and Jem were out in the freezing cold with nothing to keep them warm. Luckily they were sitting right outside of the Radley place, close enough for Boo to cover them with a blanket and no one notice his presence.
Every time Jem and Scout pass Ms. Dubose’s house she nags on them just for the smallest glance in her direction. Atticus reminds Jem to “Keep your head up and be a gentleman.” While Scout and Jem are on their way to the courthouse, Ms. Dubose gives a terrible insult to Atticus even though he takes his hat off and properly greets her every time he walks past her house. Jem stops infuriated but he remembers what Atticus told him. No matter how bad Jem wanted to say something ugly in return, he kept his head up , greeted her, and went on his way along with