"I was gonna go to Notre Dame, and I went to Pitt - the best decision I ever made. I was gonna become a dentist and I didn't become a dentist - that was the best decision the patients ever made!" - Mike Ditka, September 2013
"I'll tell you this - when you're going up, people are a hell of lot more friendlier than when you're coming down."
- Mike Ditka, September 2013