"There is an old saying that money can't buy happiness. If it could, I would buy myself four hits every game."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Pete Rose on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Pete Rose on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Pete Rose 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."Pete Rose on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Pete Rose on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."