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I stare at the mirror as I try to remember who I am and who I am not.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

We will not just be another piece in their games.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

I just don’t want them to change me, if I’m going to die I still want to be me.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

I want to do die as myself.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

It’s funny, because even though they’re rattling on about the Games, it’s all about where they were or what they were doing or how they felt when a specific event occurred… Everything is about them, not the dying boys and girls in the arena.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

As long as you can find yourself, you’ll never starve.

Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

There came a time when you realized that moving on was pointless. That you took yourself with you wherever you went.

Stephen King, Doctor Sleep

I wondered, as I wondered so often when I was that age, who I was, and what exactly was looking at the face in the mirror. If the face I was looking at wasn’t me, because I would still be me whatever happened to my face, then what was me?

Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

There could be whole antiworlds and antipeople made out of antiparticles. However, if you meet your antiself, don’t shake hands! You would both vanish in a great flash of light.

Stephen Hawking, A Brief History of Time

Let me give you some advice, bastard: never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.

Tyrion Lannister (The Imp), Game Of Thrones

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