Fred Rogers Quotes.
Real strength has to do with helping others.
I believe that those of us who are the producers and purveyors of television, I believe that we are the servants of this nation.
The whole idea is to look at the television camera and present as much love as you possibly could to a person who might feel that he or she needs it.
I think everybody longs to be loved and longs to know that he or she is lovable. And, consequently, the greatest thing that we can do is to help somebody know that they’re loved and capable of loving.
To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.
When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’
The number 143 means ‘I love you.’ It takes one letter to say ‘I’ and four letters to say ‘love’ and three letters to say ‘you.’ One hundred and forty-three. ‘I love you.’ Isn’t that wonderful?
There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.
The space between the television set and the viewer is holy ground.
Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.
One of the most important gifts a parent can give a child is the gift of accepting that child’s uniqueness.
You make each day a special day. You know how, by just your being you.
The purpose of life is to listen – to yourself, to your neighbor, to your world and to God and, when the time comes, to respond in as helpful a way as you can find … from within and without.
How sad it is that we give up on people who are just like us.
If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.
Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.
In my own life, as the nearer I get to the end of life on this earth, the simpler I want to become.