1. "We're all told at some point in time that we can no longer play the children's game, we just don't... don't know when that's gonna be. Some of us are told at eighteen, some of us are told at forty, but we're all told."
  2. "Where it fades out or crashes away, every song ends. Is that any reason not to enjoy the music?"
  3. "Your past experiences are valuable lessons to you now, learn from them."
  4. "Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It's a very mean and nasty place, and I don't care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life."
  5. "There’s no shame in being afraid. Hell, we’re all afraid. What you gotta do is figure out what you’re afraid of because when you put a face on it, you can beat it. Better yet, you can use it." (Coach Whitey Durham)
  6. "My momma always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.'"
  7. "You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love."
  8. "I figure life's a gift and I don't intend on wasting it. You don't know what hand you're gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you... to make each day count."
  9. "Life is not the amount of breaths you take, it's the moments that take your breath away."
  10. "You gave me a forever within the numbered days"