7 life lessons from Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

One of the most famous quotes from Harper Lee’s beloved “To Kill a Mockingbird” is: “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. … Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”

The novel is full of so many more though, words of wisdom about childhood, courage and love. We remember them here to honor Lee, who died Friday at the age of 89.

Click through the photos for seven more passages from “To Kill a Mockingbird” that still resonate today.

Harper Lee's hometown of Monroeville, Ala. brings her famed book "To Kill a Mockingbird" to life on a local stage each year. The town inspired the setting for the iconic book. Lee died Friday at the age of 89. (Originally published: July 14, 2015)

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