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Five Mockingbird quotes people are sharing to remember Harper Lee

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"There's just one kind of folks. Folks."

As news that Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, had died started to spread among her fans, they took to social media to pay their respects and to share their favourite quotes.

The story of a white lawyer defending a black man accused of rape in America's deep South inspired a generation and inspired some great lines:

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One line shared by hundreds of you is Scout's line about folks:

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Erin Dealey was moved to quote Scout's father, Atticus Finch:

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While it was another of Atticus's lines that inspired Literary Interest, which tweeted a quote aimed to get people to stand up for what they believe in:

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And finally Scout's love of books was the quote that Kenyon Review wanted to share:

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