"Everybody's got a particular number of fights in him. Nobody tells you what that number is."
“Since when does anyone have a clue about what they want?”
“People want me to do everything for them. What they don't realize is that they have the power. You want to see a miracle, son? Be the miracle.”
“I find I'm so excited, I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. I think it's the excitement only a free man can feel, a free man at the start of a long journey whose conclusion is uncertain. I hope I can make it across the border. I hope to see my friend, and shake his hand. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope.”
“Get busy living or get busy dying.”
“Little beat big when little smart. First with the head then with the heart.”
“There are no perfect men in this world, only perfect intentions."
"I just love a house with pictures. It do make a home."
"You ever have folks fighting over you? It sure feels good."
"Ain't no silly in what most people remember."