Harper Lee quote about religion from To Kill a Mockingbird - There are just some kind of men who—who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.
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There are just some kind of men who—who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.
 Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (1960). copy citation

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“He said he drank some one time and didn't like it.»
Miss Maudie laughed. «Wasn't talking about your father,» she said. «What I meant was, if Atticus Finch drank until he was drunk he wouldn't be as hard as some men are at their best. There are just some kind of men who—who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.»
«Do you think they're true, all those things they say about B—Mr. Arthur?»
«What things?»
I told her. «That is three-fourths colored folks and one-fourth Stephanie Crawford,» said Miss Maudie grimly.” source

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