"I've never looked forward to a birthday like I'm looking forward to my new daughter's birthday, because two days after that is when I can apply for reinstatement."
"God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."Pete Rose on Voltaire
"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."Pete Rose on Oprah Winfrey
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."Pete Rose on Jim Valvano
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."Pete Rose on Eleanor Roosevelt
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."Pete Rose on Brian Tracy
"Some players you pat their butts, some players you kick their butts, some players you leave alone."
"My father taught me that the only way you can make good at anything is to practice, and then practice some more."
"There is an old saying that money can't buy happiness. If it could, I would buy myself four hits every game."
"No one ever asked what was my relationship with Bart Giamatti. We used to talk about baseball a lot as a player and a commissioner, just talk about the game, what could we do to help the game, where's the game going, he was pretty good."
"It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square."