On what he told himself before moving in with DDP: "'This is it. If you don't get it done, you're going to die' I mean, when you want to die, you can shut yourself down to that point. There's no doubt in my mind I could do that to myself to die. Give up."
On the 2014 Royal Rumble: "I'm announcing that right now. I'll be in the Royal Rumble next year, count on it… I worked too hard in this business to go out that way. So I guess we're going to have to take a victory lap. I'm definitely coming back."
DDP on Jake's progress: "Every day, this guy is getting stronger and stronger. He's like, ‘How is that happening?'