The beauty of this narrative, <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i>, is that each character has flaws, just as in real-life. This helps the readers connect with the characters. Get into the skin of each character with these <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i> quotations. <i>To Kill a Mockingbird</i> quotations draw readers out of their shells and force them to think beyond personal issues.<p><b>Atticus Finch</b><br/></p><ul><li>Before Jem looks at anyone else he looks at me, and I&#39;ve tried to live so I can look squarely back at him.<br/><br/></li><li>(about Calpurnia) We couldn&#39;t operate a single day without Cal, have you ever thought of that?&#34;</li></ul><b>Scout</b><br/><ul><li>I was to think of these days many times. Of Jem, and Dill, and Boo Radley, and Tom Robinson, and Atticus. He would be in Jem&#39;s room all night, and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning.<br/><br/></li><li>(about Jem) You can pet him, Mr. Arthur. He&#39;s asleep. Couldn&#39;t if he was awake, though; he wouldn&#39;t let you. Go ahead.<br/><br/></li><li>(about Atticus) He liked Maycomb, he was Maycomb County born and bred; he knew his people, they knew him, and because of Simon Finch&#39;s industry, Atticus was related by blood and marriage to nearly every family in the town.</li></ul><b>Dill Harris</b><br/><ul><li>I&#39;m Charles Baker Harris. I can read. I can read anything you&#39;ve got.<br/><br/></li><li>That wasn&#39;t it, he -- they just wasn&#39;t interested in me.<br/><br/></li><li>I&#39;m little but I&#39;m old.<br/><br/></li><li>Let&#39;s see the room that they locked Boo up in. My aunt says it&#39;s bat-infested, and he nearly died from the mildew. Come on. I bet they got chains and instruments of torture down there.</li></ul><b>Dolphus Raymond</b><br/>It ain&#39;t honest but it&#39;s mighty helpful to folks... you see they could never, never understand that I live like I do because that&#39;s the way I want sto live.<br/><br/><b>Sheriff Tate</b><br/>I&#39;m not a very good man, sir, but I am sheriff of Maycomb County. Lived in this town all my life an&#39; I&#39;m goin&#39; on forty-three years old. Know everything that&#39;s happened here since before I was born.<br/><br/><b>Jem</b><br/>(describing Arthur &#39;Boo&#39; Radley) Well, judgin&#39; from his tracks, he&#39;s about six and a half feet tall. He eats raw squirrels and all the cats he can catch. There&#39;s a long, jagged scar that runs all the way across his face. His teeth are yella and rotten. His eyes are popped. And he drools most of the time.