Forgive yourself for not being the richest, the thinnest, the tallest, the one with the best hair. forgive yourself for not being the most successful, the cutest or the one with the fastest time. forgive yourself for not winning every round. forgive yourself for being afraid. but don’t let yourself off the hook, never forgive yourself, for not caring or not trying.
I'm relieved peeta's alive. i tell myself again that if i get killed, his winnings will benefit my mother and prim the most. this is what i tell myself to explain the conflicting emotions that arise when i think of peeta. the gratitude that he game an edge by professing his love for me in the interview. the anger at his superiority on the roof. the dread that we may come face-to-face at any moment in this arena.
Bolshevism is to be reckoned with mohammedanism rather than with christianity and buddhism. Christianity and buddhism are primarily personal religions, with mystical doctrines and a love of contemplation. Mohammedanism and bolshevism are practical, social, unspiritual, concerned to win the empire of the world.
The golcondas were considered incomparably the best team in southern india ... [but] we defeated [them] by 9 goals to 3. on succeeding days we made short work of all other opponents, and established the record, never since broken, of winning a first-class tournament within fifty days of landing in india.