District 12: Where you can starve to death in safety.— Suzanne Collins
Grateful Hunger Games Book quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
My nightmares are usually about losing you. I'm okay once I realize you're here.
Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart.
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.
I wish I could freeze this moment, right here, right now and live in it forever.
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
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 am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.
Here's some advice. Stay alive.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
Katniss, the girl who was on fire!
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.
The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.
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.
Look how we take your children and sacrifice them and there’s nothing you can do. If you lift a finger, we will destroy every last one of you. Just as we did in District Thirteen.
You’ve got about as much charm as a dead slug.
You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
You love me. Real or not real?" I tell him, "Real.
You here to finish me off, Sweetheart?
I'm more than just a piece in their Games.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Entrails. No hissing. This is the closest we will ever come to love.
Gale and I were thrown together by a mutual need to survive.
Peeta and I know the other's survival means our own death. How do you side step that?
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.
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.
Yes, frosting. The final defense of the dying.
I don't want to lose the boy with the bread.
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.
I went away in my head, into a book.
The more likable he is, the more deadly he is.” -Katniss Everdeen
Sometimes things happen to people and they're not equipped to deal with them.
Having an eye for beauty isn't the same thing as a weakness...except possibly when it comes to you.
WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy.
You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.
The fans of 'The Hunger Games,' of the book, are very passionate.
It's funny: Even at my concerts there are people holding up 'Cinna' signs.
What must it be like, I wonder, to live in a world where food appears at the press of a button?
There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.
Why am I hopping around like some trained dog trying to please people I hate?
Winning means fame and fortune. Losing means certain death. The Hunger Games have begun.
Yes, and I’m sure the arena will be full of bags of flour for me to chuck at people.
Kind people have a way of working their way inside me and rooting there.
I couldn't be happier about being a part of 'Hunger Games' and to play Katniss.
I have a huge responsibility to the fans of this incredible book and I don't take it lightly. I will give everything I have to these movies and to this role to make it worthy of Suzanne Collins' masterpiece.