Harper LeeHarper Lee, (1926-2016) American author, 1960 Pulitzer Prize winning novelist for 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Harper Lee Quote

β€œThe one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.”

Harper LeeHarper Lee
~ Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

Ratings and Comments


Carol, Georgia

We are all ultimately responsible for our own decisions and actions. It's called free will. Thus, let your conscience be your guide.

Mike, Norwalk

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Johann Hollar, Saint Paul, MN

He's stating the obvious.

RBESRQ
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RBESRQ    10/14/10

Yes, and there is quite a few others

vedapushpa, Bangalore - India

Thanks for this very valuable quote. Conscience does not abide by majority rule in the sense it is 'more comprehensive than that' and not 'less'. It is not a deviation but a transcendance.

RBESRQ
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    RBESRQ    10/16/10

    Vedapushpa, good comment!

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