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Jack Finch Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Jack Finch
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“The only thing I’m afraid of about this country is that its government will someday become so monstrous that the smallest person in it will be trampled underfoot, and then it wouldn’t be worth living in.”
Harper Lee
author
Go Set a Watchman
book
Jack Finch
character
politics
forgotten
america
government
being the underdog
concepts
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“Remember this also: it’s always easy to look back and see what we were, yesterday, ten years ago. It is hard to see what we are. If you can master that trick, you’ll get along.”
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“Prejudice, a dirty word, and faith, a clean one, have something in common: they both begin where reason ends.”
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“As sure as time, history is repeating itself, and as sure as man is man, history is the last place he’ll look for his lessons.”
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“What does a bigot do when he meets someone who challenges his opinions? He doesn’t give. He stays rigid. Doesn’t even try to listen, just lashes out.”
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“Every man’s island, Jean Louise, every man’s watchman, is his conscience. There is no such thing as a collective conscious.”

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