"I was in the postseason twice and I'm thankful for that."
"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."Ryne Sandberg on Tecumseh
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."Ryne Sandberg on John Wooden
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."Ryne Sandberg on Dalai Lama
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."Ryne Sandberg on Albert Schweitzer
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."Ryne Sandberg on Alan Cohen
"Hit a home run - put your head down, drop the bat, run around the bases, because the name on the front is more - a lot more important than the name on the back."
"If this validates anything, it's that learning how to bunt and hit and run and turning two is more important than knowing where to find the little red light at the dug out camera."
"My mom was at every single game I played as a kid, rain or shine."
"I had too much respect for the game to leave it behind or to make it my second or third sport in college."
"I played it right because that's what you're supposed to do - play it right and with respect."