you have to be joking (autopsy of the devil's brain)

Numbers are funny. They can measure you, time you, analyze you all they want but they all know what really matters is how you play the game. He thinks I’ve lost a step because of my accident so he’s gonna play me tight. I haven’t. Now he’ll back off because he doesn’t wanna get beat off the dribble. Just a half step. That’s a mistake. You ever heard the expression ‘They can’t measure Heart’? Well the truth is, they can’t measure any of it. Heart, want, need. They think I can’t play point guard. But Q knew I could. You can’t measure a dream.
—  Nathan Scott, One Tree Hill (You Have To Be Joking, Autopsy of the Devil’s Brain)
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“Numbers are funny. They can measure you, time you, analyze you all they want, but they all know what really matters is how you play the game. He thinks I’ve lost a step because of my accident so he’s gonna play me tight. I haven’t. Now he’ll back off because he doesn’t wanna get beat off the dribble. Just a half step. That’s a mistake. You ever heard the expression ‘they can’t measure heart’? Well the truth is, they can’t measure any of it. Heart, want, need. They think I can’t play point guard. But Q knew I could. You can’t measure a dream.”

Jamie Scott: A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds, and when the weeds begin to grow, it’s like a garden full of snow, and when the snow begins to fall it’s like a bird upon the wall, and when the bird away does fly, it’s like an eagle in the sky, and when the sky begins to roar it’s like a lion at the door, and when the door begins to crack, it’s like a stick across your back, and when your back begins to smart, it’s like a penknife in your heart, and when your heart begins to bleed, you’re dead, and dead.

Xavier Daniels: And dead indeed.

– One Tree Hill (You Have To Be Joking, Autopsy of the Devil’s Brain)