The sweat oozed out of him. "I wanted everything." His voice boomed out of the silence.
[…] If I had started out fifteen years ago like I tried to, I'da been the king of them all by now."
"The king of what?"
"The best in the game," he said impatiently.
She sighed deeply. "You're so good now."
"I'da been better. I'da broke every record there is."
[…] "Couldn't you be satisfied with just breaking a few?"
Her pinpricking was beginning to annoy him. "Not if I could break most of them," he insisted.
But I don't understand why you should make so much of that. Are your values so—" (7.72-84)