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Jim Valvano Quotes

Time is very precious to me. I dont know how much I have left and I have some things that I would like to say. Hopefully, at the end, I will have said something that will be important to other people too.
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My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.

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Don't give up, don't ever give up.

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I know, I gotta go, I gotta go, and I got one last thing and I said it before, and I'm gonna say it again: Cancer can take away all my physical ability. It cannot touch my mind; it cannot touch my heart; and it cannot touch my soul. And those three things are going to carry on forever.

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There are 86,400 seconds in a day. It's up to you to decide what to do with them.

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I can't tell you what an honor it is, to even be mentioned in the same breath with Arthur Ashe. This is something I certainly will treasure forever.

— Jim Valvano

Time is very precious to me. I don't know how much I have left and I have some things that I would like to say. Hopefully, at the end, I will have said something that will be important to other people too.

— Jim Valvano

I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can't trust em.

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And if you see me, smile and maybe give me a hug. That's important to me too.

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Now I'm fighting cancer, everybody knows that. People ask me all the time about how you go through your life and how's your day, and nothing is changed for me.

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I talked about my family, my family's so important.

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I was an absolute maniac, a terrible husband and father.

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I'm not happy to be here. I'm just happy to be!

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We win or the alumni bash in our teeth. (On the dental plan at NC State)

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Know where you have been, where you are now and where you want to be

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The difference between Namath and me is that when you make the money he makes, they say you're ruggedly handsome. When you make the money I make, they say you have a big nose. (On resembling Joe Namath)

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