District 12: Where you can starve to death in safety.— Suzanne Collins
Sensual Capitol In Hunger Games quotations
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.
To this day, I can never shake the connection between this boy, Peeta Mellark, and the bread that gave me hope, and the dandelion that reminded me that I was not doomed.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
My name is Katniss Everdeen. I am seventeen years old. My home is District 12. I was in the Hunger Games. I escaped. The Capitol hates me.
I want to do something, right here, right now, to shame them, to make them accountable, to show the Capitol that whatever they do or force us to do there is a part of every tribute they can't own. That Rue was more than a piece in their Games. And so am I.
I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.
Every man needs woman when his life is mess, because like in game of chess; queen protects king.
Here's some advice. Stay alive.
Remember, we're madly in love, so it's all right to kiss me anytime you feel like it.
Taking the kids from our districts, forcing them to kill one another while we watch – this is the Capitol’s way of reminding us how totally we are at their mercy.
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Okay, maybe I don't go around loving everybody I meet, maybe my smiles are hard to come by, but I do care for some people.
You’ve got about as much charm as a dead slug.
You love me. Real or not real?" I tell him, "Real.
Only a hungry man can understand the pain of hunger.
You here to finish me off, Sweetheart?
We could do it, you know." "What?" "Leave the district. Run off. Live in the woods. You and I, we could make it.
Because...because...she came here with me.
There is no perfect time to start. You do not have to know everything to get going. Just get into the game. You will learn by doing.
I'm more than just a piece in their Games.
As long as you can find yourself, you’ll never starve.
Entrails. No hissing. This is the closest we will ever come to love.
The world's a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it.
No one will forget me. Not my look, not my name. Katniss. The girl who was on fire.
Only I keep wishing I could think of a way.
..to show the Capitol they don't own me. That I'm more than just a piece in their Games.
I don't want to lose the boy with the bread.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Exactly how am I supposed to work in a thank-you in there? Somehow it just won't seem sincere if I'm trying to slit his throat.
The more likable he is, the more deadly he is.” -Katniss Everdeen
I take his hand, holding on tightly, preparing for the cameras, and dreading the moment when I will finally have to let go.
There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness.
You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.
I stare at the mirror as I try to remember who I am and who I am not.
Why am I hopping around like some trained dog trying to please people I hate?
The day each family keeps aside food to feed one hungry person or animal or bird every day, nobody will go hungry in this world. There is enough food to feed every hungry stomach. Mankind just doesn't have the heart for it.
Suddenly I am furious, that with my life on the line, they don’t even have the decency to pay attention to me. That I’m being upstaged by a dead pig.
Barbarism? That's ironic coming from a woman helping to prepare us for slaughter. And what's she basing our success on? Our table manners?
Yes, and I’m sure the arena will be full of bags of flour for me to chuck at people.
No one ever won a game by resigning.
They're already taking my future! They can't have the things that mattered to me in the past!
Kind people have a way of working their way inside me and rooting there.