“First of all,” he said, “if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.”
– Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapter 3. Atticus Finch’s advice to daughter Scout, after she comes home from school upset and angry that her teacher Miss Caroline wants her to stop reading at home. This is one of the most famous quotes in the novel. Atticus is saying we should not judge a person unless we go through the same situation.