To Kill a Mockingbird

What does Miss Maudie mean when she says, "Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand of--oh, of your father."

What does Miss Maudie mean when she says, "Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hand of--oh, of your father."

 

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Good thing handed to evil/thoughtless person is worse than a bad/dangerous subject handed to a good or caring person.