Harper Lee's 10 most powerful quotes

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"Go Set a Watchman," a novel Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14, 2015. Rediscovered last fall, "Go Set a Watchman" is essentially a sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," although it was finished earlier. The 304-page book will be Lee's second, and the first new work in more than 50 years.

Harper Lee's 10 most powerful quotes

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"Go Set a Watchman," a novel Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be released July 14, 2015. Rediscovered last fall, "Go Set a Watchman" is essentially a sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," although it was finished earlier. The 304-page book will be Lee's second, and the first new work in more than 50 years.

Harper Lee, the beloved author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," has died at the age of 89.

Alabama Media Group says multiple sources in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala., confirmed her death Friday morning.

To celebrate her life and legacy, here are 10 of Lee's most memorable quotes:

"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."

"Before I can live with other folks, I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience."

"Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what."

"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing."

"I think there's one kind of folks. Folks."

"Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than the whisky bottle in the hand of (another) ... 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."

"People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for."

"People in their right minds never take pride in their talents."

"You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don't you let 'em get your goat. Try fightin' with your head for a change." — Atticus Finch

"We're paying the highest tribute you can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It's that simple."

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