"Happiness does not come from football awards. It's terrible to correlate happiness with football. Happiness comes from a good job, being able to feed your wife and kids. I don't dream football, I dream the American dream - two cars in a garage, be a happy father."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Barry Sanders on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Barry Sanders on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Barry Sanders on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Barry Sanders on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Barry Sanders on Mahatma Gandhi
"Anyone who has played the game professionally, you're always taught that the ball is the most important, most precious thing, so when the ball hits the ground, it's always a mad scramble. It's amazing how many times there is a fumble, and the person who recovers it initially doesn't walk away with the ball."
"I really love peace and quiet."