"I mean, I get letters in the mail because I had a heart defect when I was one, I had surgeries and stuff. And so you get these letters in the mail that just, they are crazy, they are just like, yes, well our son is dealing with the same thing and we saw you on TV and I mean it is such a cool thing to inspire and kind of give hope."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Shaun White on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Shaun White on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Shaun White on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Shaun White on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Shaun White on Dalai Lama
"I'm proud of the U.S.A. We've done some amazing things. To wear our flag in the Olympics is an honor."
"Surfers have the most attitude."
"I think everybody can agree that you can hear a certain song and it will put you in a certain mood, and that's just the beauty of music and I am so inspired by that."
"You know the best thing about competition? There's this whole strategy game, and when it all works out its like solving that hard math equation. You finally get the answer and you're so happy."
"I think guitar is the best thing in the world."