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" For our senior picture, they said, 'Black or navy blazer.' And I thought, Why do I want to look like everybody else? "
" I can't bring out something I've already worn. I want to make sure I don't look down. I want people to say, 'Man, he looks good'. "
" I try not to match too much. You know, if there's a blue coat and a blue shirt and a blue tie, I try to stay away from that. I'd rather have a blue coat and a yellow shirt and a pink tie. I don't like to look too matching. You know those mismatched socks kids wear? That's my idea of a good suit. "
" If I missed a game, that meant I was losing the battle. I'm not going to let leukemia affect me. "
" If you're running around with a negative attitude all the time, you're going to feel down; you're going to have negative results. "
" I get this call and they go, you know, 'Do you want to do the finals?' and I go, 'Yeah, I guess, I've never, never done the finals.' Especially for somebody who's done as many thousands of games as I have, it kind of takes you one step further. "
" They wanted to try this outpatient chemo, and I said no problem. I was adamant. I didn't want to miss any games. It's where I'm supposed to be, and I wanted to be there. "
" There are things you want to do, but you can't really look at the future. You don't know how much there is. "
" I never complain: 'Oh, I have to go to the hospital and get platelets.' No. It's just something you have to do, so why complain about it? "
" People come up to me and say somebody in their family has cancer, and we appreciate what you do, and we appreciate your fight, and don't give up, we love your attitude. "
" If I've learned anything through all of this, it's that each and every day is a canvas waiting to be painted - an opportunity for love, for fun, for living, for learning. "
" I'm fighting not only for myself and for my family, but I feel I am fighting for everybody who has cancer. "
" Nobody knows how long they have left on Earth. There's no guarantees, and for me, when they tell you - not once, twice, three times - 'You've got a couple weeks to live,' or a couple months, you have to determine how you want to do that. "
" I will never give up, and I will never give in. "
Never Give Up
" As a young boy, I had the usual hobbies - sports, baseball cards, model airplanes and trains. But I always had a distinct fascination with trains. "
" I will continue to keep fighting sucking the marrow out of life as life sucks the marrow out of me. "
" I try to get there three hours before the game, talk with the ushers and the security guards, the coaches and the fans. "
" Something that I've always been. Always lively. I don't want to be dull. "
" Time is something that cannot be bought; it cannot be wagered with God, and it is not in endless supply, Time is simply how you live your life. "
" Everyone has to face obstacles. Everybody has to face hurdles. It's what you do with those that determines how successful you're going to be. "
" The way you think influences the way you feel, and the way you feel determines how you act. "
" Vice President Biden had recently launched the 'Cancer Moonshots', a campaign to finally eradicate cancer across humanity. He had lost his eldest son, Beau, in 2015, to brain cancer, and the ESPYs gave him a platform to raise awareness. "
" I'm grateful to HBO for telling my story, and I'd like to thank everyone for their ongoing support. "
" I have run with the bulls in Pamplona. I have raced with Mario Andretti in Indianapolis. I have climbed the Great Wall of China. I have jumped out of airplanes over Kansas. "
" Sports are supposed to be fun, and so I have fun with the way I dress. "
" When doctors tell you that your only hope for survival is 14 straight days of intense chemotherapy, 24 hours a day, you sit there, and you count down the 336 hours. You see, each day is a blessing. "
" Hope is not just... out in the sky, or accepting the facts or reality. Hope is having optimistic, positive expectations. "
" I'm fighting cancer and I refuse to give up. "
" Ya gotta think positive. "
" Whatever I might have imagined a terminal diagnosis would do to my spirit, it summoned quite the opposite - the greatest appreciation for life itself. So I will never give up, and I will never give in. "
Never Give Up
" I have wrestled gators in Florida. I have sailed the ocean with Ted Turner. I have swam the oceans in the Caribbean. "