Fred Rogers Quotes.
The underlying message of the Neighborhood is that if somebody cares about you, it’s possible that you’ll care about others. ‘You are special, and so is your neighbor’ – that part is essential: that you’re not the only special person in the world. The person you happen to be with at the moment is loved, too.
What matters in this life is more than winning for ourselves. What really matters is helping others win too. Even if it means slowing down and changing our course now and then.
How sad it is that we give up on people who are just like us.
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 believe that those of us who are the producers and purveyors of television, I believe that we are the servants of this nation.
One of the greatest dignities of humankind is that each successive generation is invested in the welfare of each new generation.
When we look for what’s best in the person we happen to be with at the moment, we’re doing what God does, so in appreciating our neighbor, we’re participating in something truly sacred.
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.
Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.
It’s not the honors and not the titles and not the power that is of ultimate importance. It’s what resides inside.
I do think that young children can spot a phony a mile away.
I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.
Love begins with listening.
The space between the television set and the viewer is holy ground.