"I think about all the people I’ve loved, now long gone. I think about my beautiful Jan, and how I lost her so many years ago. I think about all of us walking our own Green Mile, each in our own time. But one thought, more than any other, keeps me awake most nights…if he could make a mouse live so long, how much longer do I have? We each owe a death, there are no exceptions, but sometimes, oh God, the Green Mile is so long…"
"I’m going to keep going until I succeed — or die. Don’t think I don’t know how this might end. I’ve known it for years."