When I was lying in the hospital in the middle of all these treatments and radiation and chemo and everything, I thought, ‘Maybe I will die. But if so, I have no regrets. I had a wonderful life. I’m deeply in love with my present wife. I had a great career. And if I die, then I die, but I have no regrets.’
Gene Wilder, talking to Larry Mantle in 2005 about his battle with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. You can hear the full interview with Larry here.