Catching fire

Catching Fire Quotes

  • Aim higher in case you fall short.

  • A mockingbird is just a songbird. A mockingjay is a creature the capitol never intended to exist. They hadn'€™t counted on the highly controlled jabberjay having the brains to adapt to the wiled, to thrive in a new form. They hadn'€™t anticipated its will to live.

  • 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.

  • Dawn comes before sleep does.

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  • Having an eye for beauty isn't the same thing as a weakness.

  • He could have had his choice of any woman in the district. And he chose solitude. Not solitude,€“ that sounds too peaceful. More like solitary confinement.

  • I always channel my emotions into my work. That way, I don't hurt anyone but myself.

  • I can count on my fingers the number of sunsets I have left, and I don't want to miss any of them.

  • I can't fight the sun. I can only watch helplessly as it drags me into a day that I'€™ve been dreading for months.

  • If desperate times call for desperate measures, I am free to act as desprately as I wish.

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  • I just want to spend every possible minute of the rest of my life with you.

  • I mourn my old life here. We barely scraped by, but I knew where I fit in, I knew what my place was in the tightly interwoven fabric that was our life. I wish I could go back to it because, in retrospect, it seems so secure compared to now, when I am so rich and famous.

  • Instead of satisfying me, the kisses have the opposite effect, of make my need greater.

  • It's much easier to be on the verge of something than to actually be it.

  • I wish I could freeze this moment, right here, right now and live in it forever.

  • No matter what I do, I'm hurting someone.

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  • Sometimes things happen to people and they're not equipped to deal with them.

  • 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.

  • There's no point in talking about things that might have been.

  • They can pump whatever they want into my arm but it takes more than that to keep a person going once she's lost the will to live.