"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."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Pete Rose on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Pete Rose on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Pete Rose on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Pete Rose on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Pete Rose on Epicurus
"Some players you pat their butts, some players you kick their butts, some players you leave alone."
"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."
"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."
"It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square."