11 Quotes From ‘Mockingjay’ To Take You Down Memory Lane

To celebrate 11 years of ‘Mockingjay’, Bookstr has gathered a list of quotes that’ll give you all the feels. Peeta and Katniss endgame, anyone?

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In 2010, Suzanne Collins’ final installment in The Hunger Games trilogy was released.

Mockingjay sold almost 500,000 copies within the first week and left audiences generally happy with how Collins wrapped up the story of Katniss Everdeen and the rebellion she led against the Capitol. The film was later distributed by Lionsgate, being released in two parts within a year of each other.



For a trip down memory lane, we here at Bookstr gathered a list of the best quotes from Mockingjay. May the odds be ever in your favor, reader.


“‘You love me. Real or not real?’

I tell him, ‘Real.’’ ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay


“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.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay


“Fire is catching! And if we burn, you burn with us!” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay


“Technically, I am unarmed. But no one should ever underestimate the harm that fingernails can do. Especially if the target is unprepared.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay


“Closing my eyes doesn’t help. Fire burns brighter in the darkness.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay




“They’ll either want to kill you, kiss you, or be you.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay


“The problem is, I can’t tell what’s real anymore, and what’s made up.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay


“This was the door to both sustenance and sanity. And we were each other’s keys.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay


“It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay


“Because that’s what you and I do, protect each other.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay


“There are much worse games to play.” ― Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay