The Favorite Hunger Games Quotes From Around the Fandom

| October 5, 2011 | 13 Comments More

May the odds be ever in your favor.

It’s more than just a quote from The Hunger Games, it’s become synonymous with The Hunger Games.  But it’s not the only memorable quote from the series. has checked in with a few of the fansites to see which quotes they love the most from The Hunger Games trilogy.  I’d like to add  mine:

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The reason I love this quote is that Peeta manages to articulate what Katniss has been struggling with.  Her dilemma is knowing what she has to do to survive –  how she can’t let herself get close to anyone. He lets her know that no matter what, no matter how awful it gets, he’ll die being himself rather than live as something he’s not.

Here’s what some of the others had to say:


Oh, she’s more than smart. She’s intuitive.” – Beetee in Catching Fire
Perri of


When you’re in the arena … you just remember who the enemy is.” – Haymitch in Catching Fire
Kait of


“Up you go, Catnip.” – Gale in The Hunger Games
Crystal of


“It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart.” – Finnick in Mockingjay
Savanna of The Hunger Games Fireside Chat


“You could live a hundred lifetimes and not deserve him.” – Haymitch in Catching Fire
Amanda of The Hob


“Fire is catching! And if we burn, you burn with us.” – Katniss in Mockingjay
Gabby of The Hob


“I drag myself out of nightmares each morning and find there’s no relief in waking.” – Finnick in Mockingjay
Tanvi of Hunger Games Network


Katniss, “Let me go.” Peeta, “I can’t.” in Mockingjay
Amie of HG Girl on Fire


“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.” – Katniss in Catching Fire
Sheila of HG Girl on Fire


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  1. Marryanna says:

    hm I have to to say “here’s some advice- stay alive.” by Haymitch sometime in the first book (I’ve misplaced my copy unfortunately) is one of my favorites.

    Though I like several other parts not quotes necessarily like when Coin’s body fell from the balcony- stuff I wanted to happen.

  2. Hayley says:

    -Peeta- Catching Fire and Mockingjay

  3. Jacqueline says:

    “Why? Do you find this? –he strikes a ridiculous provocative pose– “distracting?”
    -Finnick- Mockingjay

  4. Joanie says:

    “You love me. Real or not real?”- Peeta
    I tell him, “Real.” – Katniss

    It gives me goosebumps everytime I read it. It’s simple, but it means everything.

  5. ashleyne says:

    uhhhhh joanie u took mine…………..

    “oh and that i was the best thing that ever happind to you” i dont remember saying that last part.? oh yeah thats what i was thinking

  6. Peetalover says:

    “having an eye for beauty isn’t the same thing as a weakness,” Peeta points out. “except possibly when it comes to you” Peeta in Catching Fire

  7. bandnerd#2 says:

    Katniss~”Here, cover yourself with this and i’ll wash your shorts.’
    Peeta says, “Oh, i don’t care if you see me.” The Hunger Games

  8. Katniss (the girl on fire) Everdeen says:

    “…ISn’t strange that I know you’d risk your life to save mine… but I don’t know what your favorite color is.” – Peeta Mellark

  9. The games quotes above are very interesting and somewhat fun. Different persons express and share their own emotions.

  10. Love 4 Love says:

    Katniss: So Your Here To Make Me Look Pretty…

  11. Love 4 Love says:

    Venia Talking to Katniss: Sorry!! You’re Just So Hairy!!

  12. Love 4 Love says:

    Petta- If I Die I Wanna Die Being Me. Katniss- I Just cant Aford To Think Like That.

  13. Melody says:

    “That is Mahogany !” :)
    -Effie in The Hunger Games

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