Fred Rogers Quotes.
I think of discipline as the continual everyday process of helping a child learn self-discipline.
You know, you don’t have to look like everybody else to be acceptable and to feel acceptable.
When I was very young, most of my childhood heroes wore capes, flew through the air, or picked up buildings with one arm. They were spectacular and got a lot of attention. But as I grew, my heroes changed, so that now I can honestly say that anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.
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.
In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.
As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has-or ever will have-something inside that is unique to all time.
The more we can be in a relationship with those who might seem strange to us, the more we can feel like we’re neighbors and all members of the human family.
To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.
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?
I do think that young children can spot a phony a mile away.
I recently learned that in an average lifetime a person walks about sixty-five thousand miles. That’s two and a half times around the world. I wonder where your steps will take you. I wonder how you’ll use the rest of the miles you’re given.
When I first saw children’s television, I thought it was perfectly horrible. And I thought there was some way of using this fabulous medium to be of nurture to those who would watch and listen.
A love of learning has a lot to do with learning that we are loved.
Parents are like shuttles on a loom. They join the threads of the past with threads of the future and leave their own bright patterns as they go.