"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Shaun White on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Shaun White on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Shaun White on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Shaun White on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."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."
"I think guitar is the best thing in the world."
"If you do a trick and it doesn't work out, that can stick with you. I like to go back, nail the trick, and, 'OK, I'm cool, it's all good.'"