You Might Want to Read 33 Quotes from The Hunger Games Again...

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Best Hunger Games Quotes

Before it was ever adapted into a movie, The Hunger Games was our favorite book trilogy. Some of the most meaningful quotes from the first novel still stick in our minds today. Author Suzanne Collins set the story in a bizarre, dystopian world that wasn't at all shy of cruelty.

Many of these quotes are about our most cherished characters, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark. What could making fighting to the death even harder? Falling in love with your enemy! These two warriors lend us plenty of romantic quotes, too.

Check out these quotes from The Hunger Games that might excite you as much as they scare you. You'll feel as if it's your first time diving into the imaginary world of Panem. Let the games begin!

Memorable Quotes From The Hunger Games

  • "You don't forget the face of the person who was your last hope."

  • "Katniss, the girl who was on fire!"

  • "So I learned to hold my tongue and to turn my features into an indifferent mask so that no one could ever read my thoughts."

  • "Sometimes when things are particularly bad, my brain will give me a happy dream."

  • "Leave the district. Run off. Live in the woods. You and I, we could make it."

  • "For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first."

  • "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."

You Don't Want To Miss These Quotes From The Hunger Games

  • "I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun."

  • "Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor."

  • "Destroying things is much easier than making them."

  • "I noticed just about every girl, but none of them made a lasting impression but you."

  • "Stupid people are dangerous."

  • "You've got about as much charm as a dead slug."

  • "Impulsively, I lean forward and kiss him, stopping his word. This is probably overdue anyway since he's right, we are supposed to be madly in love."

  • "District 12: Where you can starve to death in safety."

Our Favorite Quotes From The Hunger Games

  • "The cat that Prim got hates me, I think partly because I tried to drown it."

  • "May the odds be ever in your favor!"

  • "Only I keep wishing I could think of a show the Capitol they don't own me. That I'm more than just a piece in their Games.'

  • "Kind people have a way of working their way inside me and rooting there."

  • "She has no idea. The effect she can have."

  • "In our world, I rank music somewhere between hair ribbons and rainbows in terms of usefulness."

  • "I don't want to cry. Everyone will make note of my tears and I'll be marked as an easy target. A weakling. I will give no one that satisfaction."

  • "My mother says healers are born, not made."

Unforgettable Quotes From The Hunger Games

  • "But because two can play at this game, I stand on tiptoe and kiss his cheek. Right on his bruise."

  • "I realize, for the first time, how very lonely I've been in the arena. How comforting the presence of another human being can be."

  • "Then he smiles as if he'd be happy to lie there and gaze at me forever."

  • "Hope is the only thing stronger than fear."

  • "Here your dreams are sweet and tomorrow brings them true, here is the place where I love you."

  • "I take his hand, holding on tightly, preparing for the cameras, and dreading the moment when I will finally have to let go."

  • "Pity does not get you aid. Admiration at your refusal to give in does."

  • "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."

  • "It's the first time I've ever kissed a boy, which should make some sort of impression I guess, but all I can register is how unnaturally hot his lips are from the fever."

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