Hunger Quotes

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You love me. Real or not real?" I tell him, "Real.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Remember, we're madly in love, so it's all right to kiss me anytime you feel like it.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I wish I could freeze this moment, right here, right now and live in it forever.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Destroying things is much easier than making them.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Well, don't expect us to be too impressed. We just saw Finnick Odair in his underwear.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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You know, you could live a thousand lifetimes and not deserve him.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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You're still trying to protect me. Real or not real," he whispers. "Real," I answer. "Because that's what you and I do, protect each other.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Stupid people are dangerous.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I don't want to lose the boy with the bread.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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My nightmares are usually about losing you. I'm okay once I realize you're here.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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Fire is catching! And if we burn, you burn with us!
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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I can feel Peeta press his forehead into my temple and he asks, 'So now that you've got me, what are you going to do with me?' I turn into him. 'Put you somewhere you can't get hurt.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Deep in the meadow, hidden far away A cloak of leaves, a moonbeam ray Forget your woes and let your troubles lay And when it's morning again, they'll wash away Here it's safe, here it's warm Here the daisies guard you from every harm Here your dreams are sweet and tomorrow brings them true Here is the place where I love you.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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You’ve got about as much charm as a dead slug.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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People often claim to hunger for truth, but seldom like the taste when it's served up.
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George R.R. Martin (A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2))
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The truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is.
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Nadine Gordimer
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But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
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Aldous Huxley (Brave New World)
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You here to finish me off, Sweetheart?
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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So it's you and a syringe against the Capitol? See, this is why no one lets you make the plans.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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And then he gives me a smile that just seems so genuinely sweet with just the right touch of shyness that unexpected warmth rushes through me.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I realize only one person will be damaged beyond repair if Peeta dies. Me.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.
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Mahatma Gandhi
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Sometimes I’m terrified of my heart; of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants. The way it stops and starts.
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Poe
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Yes, frosting. The final defense of the dying.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I always channel my emotions into my work. That way, I don't hurt anyone but myself.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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May the odds be ever in your favor!
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
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Mother Teresa
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Ally." Peeta says the words slowly, tasting it. "Friend. Lover. Victor. Enemy. Fiancee. Target. Mutt. Neighbor. Hunter. Tribute. Ally. I'll add it to the list of words I use to try to figure you out. The problem is, I can't tell what's real anymore, and what's made up.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.
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Bertolt Brecht
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You're a painter. You're a baker. You like to sleep with the windows open. You never take sugar in your tea. And you always double-knot your shoelaces.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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I must have loved you a lot.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Some walks you have to take alone.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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I am not a person to say the words out loud / I think them strongly, or let them hunger from the page.
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Keri Hulme
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There are much worse games to play.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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District 12: Where you can starve to death in safety.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Finnick?" I say, "Maybe some pants?" He looks down at his legs as if noticing his outfit for the first time. Then he whips off his hospital gown leaving him in just his underwear. "Why? Do you find this" -- he strikes a ridiculously provocative pose -- "distracting?" I laugh. Boggs looks embarrassed and Finnick looks more like the guy I met at the Quarter Quell
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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It crosses my mind that Cinna's calm and normal demeanor masks a complete madman.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I guess this is a bad time to mention I hung a dummy and painted Seneca Crane's name on it...
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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I clench his hands to the point of pain. "Stay with me." His pupils contract to pinpoints, dialate again rapidly, and then return to something resembling normalcy. "Always," he murmurs.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Kind people have a way of working their way inside me and rooting there.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Katniss, the girl who was on fire!
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair. Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets. Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps. I hunger for your sleek laugh, your hands the color of a savage harvest, hunger for the pale stones of your fingernails, I want to eat your skin like a whole almond. I want to eat the sunbeam flaring in your lovely body, the sovereign nose of your arrogant face, I want to eat the fleeting shade of your lashes, and I pace around hungry, sniffing the twilight, hunting for you, for your hot heart, Like a puma in the barrens of Quitratue.
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Pablo Neruda
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At some point, you have to stop running and turn around and face whoever wants you dead.The hard thing is finding the courage to do it.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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The bird, the pin, the song, the berries, the watch, the cracker, the dress that burst into flames. I am the mockingjay. The one that survived despite the Capitol's plans. The symbol of the rebellion.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Here's some advice. Stay alive.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Yes, and I’m sure the arena will be full of bags of flour for me to chuck at people.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Sometimes when I'm alone, I take the pearl from where it lives in my pocket and try to remember the boy with the bread, the strong arms that warded off nightmares on the train, the kisses in the arena.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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We had to save you because you're the mockingjay, Katniss," says Plutarch. "While you live, the revolution lives.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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Are you, are you coming to the tree? Wear a necklace of rope, side by side with me. Strange things did happen here. No stranger would let it be if we met up At midnight in the hanging tree.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Rue, who when you ask her what she loves most in the world, replies, of all things, β€œMusic.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of the hunger for life that gnaws in us all.
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Richard Wright (Black Boy)
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Technically, I am unarmed. But no one should ever underestimate the harm that fingernails can do. Especially if the target is unprepared.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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I drag myself out of nightmares each morning and find there's no relief in waking.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Tessa poked at her left incisor with her tongue. It was flat again, an ordinary tooth. "I don't understand what makes them come out like that!" "Hunger," said Jem. "Were you think about blood?" "No." "Were you thinking about eating me?" Will inquired. "No!" "No one would blame you," said Jem. "He's very annoying.
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Cassandra Clare (Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1))
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Because when he sings...even the birds stop to listen.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I think....you still have no idea. The effect you can have.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Closing my eyes doesn't help. Fire burns brighter in the darkness.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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I'm coming back into focus when Caesar asks him if he has a girlfriend back home. Peeta hesitates, then gives an unconvincing shake of his head. Handsome lad like you. There must be some special girl. Come on, what’s her name?" says Caesar. Peeta sighs. "Well, there is this one girl. I’ve had a crush on her ever since I can remember. But I’m pretty sure she didn’t know I was alive until the reaping." Sounds of sympathy from the crowd. Unrequited love they can relate to. She have another fellow?" asks Caesar. I don’t know, but a lot of boys like her," says Peeta. So, here’s what you do. You win, you go home. She can’t turn you down then, eh?" says Caesar encouragingly. I don’t think it’s going to work out. Winning...won’t help in my case," says Peeta. Why ever not?" says Caesar, mystified. Peeta blushes beet red and stammers out. "Because...because...she came here with me.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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So I only say, "So what should we do with our last few days?" "I just want to spend every possible minute of the rest of my life with you," Peeta replies.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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I really can't think about kissing when I've got a rebellion to incite.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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Aim higher in case you fall short.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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You’re not leaving me here alone,” I say. Because if he dies, I’ll never go home, not really. I’ll spend the rest of my life in this arena, trying to think my way out.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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One more time? For the audience?" he says. His voice isn't angry. It's hollow, which is worse. Already the boy with the bread is slipping away from me. I take his hand, holding on tightly, preparing for the cameras, and dreading the moment when I will finally have to let go.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Really, the combination of the scabs and the ointment looks hideous. I can't help enjoying his distress. "Poor Finnick. Is this the first time in your life you haven't looked pretty?" I say. "It must be. The sensation's completely new. How have you managed it all these years?" he asks. "Just avoid mirrors. You'll forget about it," I say. "Not if I keep looking at you," he says.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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Gale is mine. I am his. Anything else is unthinkable.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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They'll either want to kill you, kiss you, or be you.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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We could do it, you know." "What?" "Leave the district. Run off. Live in the woods. You and I, we could make it.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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You have a... remarkable memory." "I remember everything about you. You're the one who wasn't paying attention.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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The belly is an ungrateful wretch, it never remembers past favors, it always wants more tomorrow.
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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich)
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Sometimes, when I clean a kill, I feed Buttercup the entrails. He has stopped hissing at me. Entrails. No hissing. This is the closest we will ever come to love.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Peeta, how come I never know when you're having a nightmare?” I say. β€œI don't know. I don't think I cry out or thrash around or anything. I just come to, paralyzed with terror,” he says. β€œYou should wake me,” I say, thinking about how I can interrupt his sleep two or three times on a bad night. About how long it can take to calm me down. β€œIt's not necessary. My nightmares are usually about losing you,” he says. β€œI'm okay once I realize you're here.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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I believe that there is one story in the world, and only one. . . . Humans are caughtβ€”in their lives, in their thoughts, in their hungers and ambitions, in their avarice and cruelty, and in their kindness and generosity tooβ€”in a net of good and evil. . . . There is no other story. A man, after he has brushed off the dust and chips of his life, will have left only the hard, clean questions: Was it good or was it evil? Have I done wellβ€”or ill?
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John Steinbeck (East of Eden)
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Katniss. I remember about the bread.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying for a little love. The poverty in the West is a different kind of poverty -- it is not only a poverty of loneliness but also of spirituality. There's a hunger for love, as there is a hunger for God.
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Mother Teresa (A Simple Path: Mother Teresa)
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They're already taking my future! They can't have the things that mattered to me in the past!
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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But collective thinking is usually short-lived. We're fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a great gift for self-destruction.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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But love is always new. Regardless of whether we love once, twice, or a dozen times in our life, we always face a brand-new situation. Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere. We simply have to accept it, because it is what nourishes our existence. If we reject it, we die of hunger, because we lack the courage to stretch out a hand and pluck the fruit from the branches of the tree of life. We have to take love where we find it, even if that means hours, days, weeks of disappointment and sadness. The moment we begin to seek love, love begins to seek us. And to save us.
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Paulo Coelho (By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept)
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But because two can play at this game, I stand on tiptoe and kiss his cheek. Right on his bruise.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I knew you'd kiss me." "How?" I say. Because I didn't know myself. "Because I am in pain," He say's. "That's the only way I get your attention.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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So that's who Finnick loves, I think. Not his string of fancy lovers in the Capitol. But a poor, mad girl back home.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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There's a chance that the old Peeta, the one who loves you, is still inside. Trying to get back to you. Don't give up on him.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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Peeta, you said at the interview you’d had a crush on me forever. When did forever start? Oh, let’s see. I guess the first day of school. We were five. You had on a red plaid dress and your hair...it was in two braids instead of one. My father pointed you out when we were waiting to line up." Your father? Why?" He said, β€˜See that little girl? I wanted to marry her mother, but she ran off with a coal miner.'" What? You’re making that up!" No, true story. And I said, 'A coal miner? Why did she want a coal miner if she could’ve had you?' And he said, 'Because when he sings...even the birds stop to listen.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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The cat that Prim got hates me, I think partly because I tried to drown it.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
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We star-crossed lovers of District 12, who suffered so much and enjoyed so little the rewards of our victory, do not seek our fans' favor, grace them with our smiles, or catch their kisses. We are unforgiving. And I love it. Getting to be myself at last.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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I'm going to wake Peeta," I say. "No, wait," says Finnick. "Let's do it together. Put our faces right in front of his." Well, there's so little opportunity for fun left in my life, I agree. We position ourselves on either side of Peeta, lean over until our faces are inches frim his nose, and give him a shake. "Peeta. Peeta, wake up," I say in a soft, singsong voice. His eyelids flutter open and then he jumps like we've stabbed him. "Aa!" Finnick and I fall back in the sand, laughing our heads off. Every time we try to stop, we look at Peeta's attempt to maintain a disdainful expression and it sets us off again.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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That what I need to survive is not Gale's fire, kindled with rage and hatred. I have plenty of fire myself. What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again. And only Peeta can give me that.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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And while I was talking, the idea of actually losing Peeta hit me again and I realized how much I don't want him to die. And it's not about the sponsors. And it's not about what will happen when we get home. And it's not just that I don't want to be alone. It's him. I do not want to lose the boy with the bread.
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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If Peeta and I were both to die, or they thought we were....My fingers fumble with the pouch on my belt, freeing it. Peeta sees it and his hand clamps on my wrist. "No, I won't let you." "Trust me," I whisper. He holds my gaze for a long moment then lets go. I loosen the top of the pouch and pour a few spoonfuls of berries into his palm. Then I fill my own. "On the count of three?" Peeta leans down and kisses me once, very gently. "The count of three," he says. We stand, our backs pressed together, our empty hands locked tight. "Hold them out. I want everyone to see," he says. I spread out my fingers, and the dark berries glisten in the sun. I give Peeta's hand one last squeeze as a signal, as a good-bye, and we begin counting. "One." Maybe I'm wrong. "Two." Maybe they don't care if we both die. "Three!" It's too late to change my mind. I lift my hand to my mouth taking one last look at the world. The berries have just passed my lips when the trumpets begin to blare. The frantic voice of Claudius Templesmith shouts above them. "Stop! Stop! Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to present the victors of the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark! I give you - the tributes of District 12!
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Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1))
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I raise my left arm and twist my neck down to rip off the pill on my sleeve. Instead my teeth sink into flesh. I yank my head back in confusion to find myself looking into Peeta’s eyes, only now they hold my gaze. Blood runs from the teeth marks on the hand he clamped over my nightlock. β€œLet me go!” I snarl at him, trying to wrest my arm from his grasp. β€œI can’t,” he says.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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I don't want you forgetting how different our circumstaces are. If you die, and I live, there's no life for me at all back in District Twelve. You're my whole life." Peeta says. "I would never be happy again. It's different for you. I'm not saying it wouldn't be hard. But there are other people who'd make your life worth living." "No one really needs me," he says, and there's no selfpity in his voice. It's true his family doesn't need him. They will mourn him, as will a handfull of friends. But they will get on.... I realise only one person will be damaged beyond repair if Peeta dies. Me. "I do," I say. "I need you.
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Suzanne Collins (Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2))
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She's not here," I tell him. Buttercup hisses again. "She's not here. You can hiss all you like. You won't find Prim." At her name, he perks up. Raises his flattened ears. Begins to meow hopefully. "Get out!" He dodges the pillow I throw at him. "Go away! There's nothing left for you here!" I start to shake, furious with him. "She's not coming back! She's never ever coming back here again!" I grab another pillow and get to my feet to improve my aim. Out of nowhere, the tears begin to pour down my cheeks. "She's dead, you stupid cat. She's dead.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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At a few minutes before four, Peeta turns to me again. "Your favorite colour . . . it's green?" "That's right." Then I think of something to add. "And yours is orange." "Orange?" He seems unconvinced. "Not bright orange. But soft. Like the sunset," I say. "At least, that's what you told me once." "Oh." He closes his eyes briefly, maybe trying to conjure up that sunset, then nods his head. "Thank you." But more words tumble out. "You're a painter. You're a baker. You like to sleep with the windows open. You never take sugar in your tea. And you always double-knot your shoelaces." Then I dive into my tent before I do something stupid like cry.
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Suzanne Collins (Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3))
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No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Here’s a short list of people who accomplished great things at different ages 1) Helen Keller, at the age of 19 months, became deaf and blind. But that didn’t stop her. She was the first deaf and blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree. 2) Mozart was already competent on keyboard and violin; he composed from the age of 5. 3) Shirley Temple was 6 when she became a movie star on β€œBright Eyes.” 4) Anne Frank was 12 when she wrote the diary of Anne Frank. 5) Magnus Carlsen became a chess Grandmaster at the age of 13. 6) Nadia ComΔƒneci was a gymnast from Romania that scored seven perfect 10.0 and won three gold medals at the Olympics at age 14. 7) Tenzin Gyatso was formally recognized as the 14th Dalai Lama in November 1950, at the age of 15. 8) Pele, a soccer superstar, was 17 years old when he won the world cup in 1958 with Brazil. 9) Elvis was a superstar by age 19. 10) John Lennon was 20 years and Paul Mcartney was 18 when the Beatles had their first concert in 1961. 11) Jesse Owens was 22 when he won 4 gold medals in Berlin 1936. 12) Beethoven was a piano virtuoso by age 23 13) Issac Newton wrote PhilosophiΓ¦ Naturalis Principia Mathematica at age 24 14) Roger Bannister was 25 when he broke the 4 minute mile record 15) Albert Einstein was 26 when he wrote the theory of relativity 16) Lance E. Armstrong was 27 when he won the tour de France 17) Michelangelo created two of the greatest sculptures β€œDavid” and β€œPieta” by age 28 18) Alexander the Great, by age 29, had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world 19) J.K. Rowling was 30 years old when she finished the first manuscript of Harry Potter 20) Amelia Earhart was 31 years old when she became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean 21) Oprah was 32 when she started her talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind 22) Edmund Hillary was 33 when he became the first man to reach Mount Everest 23) Martin Luther King Jr. was 34 when he wrote the speech β€œI Have a Dream." 24) Marie Curie was 35 years old when she got nominated for a Nobel Prize in Physics 25) The Wright brothers, Orville (32) and Wilbur (36) invented and built the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight 26) Vincent Van Gogh was 37 when he died virtually unknown, yet his paintings today are worth millions. 27) Neil Armstrong was 38 when he became the first man to set foot on the moon. 28) Mark Twain was 40 when he wrote "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", and 49 years old when he wrote "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" 29) Christopher Columbus was 41 when he discovered the Americas 30) Rosa Parks was 42 when she refused to obey the bus driver’s order to give up her seat to make room for a white passenger 31) John F. Kennedy was 43 years old when he became President of the United States 32) Henry Ford Was 45 when the Ford T came out. 33) Suzanne Collins was 46 when she wrote "The Hunger Games" 34) Charles Darwin was 50 years old when his book On the Origin of Species came out. 35) Leonardo Da Vinci was 51 years old when he painted the Mona Lisa. 36) Abraham Lincoln was 52 when he became president. 37) Ray Kroc Was 53 when he bought the McDonalds Franchise and took it to unprecedented levels. 38) Dr. Seuss was 54 when he wrote "The Cat in the Hat". 40) Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III was 57 years old when he successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in 2009. All of the 155 passengers aboard the aircraft survived 41) Colonel Harland Sanders was 61 when he started the KFC Franchise 42) J.R.R Tolkien was 62 when the Lord of the Ring books came out 43) Ronald Reagan was 69 when he became President of the US 44) Jack Lalane at age 70 handcuffed, shackled, towed 70 rowboats 45) Nelson Mandela was 76 when he became President
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