Tag: Fred Rogers

"Who you are inside is what helps you make and do everything in life."

- Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers, Important Things To Remember.
"Discovering the truth about ourselves is a lifetime's work, but it's worth the effort."
- Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers, Important Things To Remember.

"I believe that at the center of the universe there dwells a loving spirit who longs for all that’s best in all of creation, a spirit who knows the great potential of each planet as well as each person, and little by little will love us into being more than we ever dreamed possible. That loving spirit would rather die than give up on any one of us."

— Fred Rogers, Life's Journeys According to Mister Rogers: Things to Remember Along the Way.

"When we love a person, we accept him or her exactly as is: the lovely with the unlovely, the strong with the fearful, the true mixed in with the façade, and of course, the only way we can do it is by accepting ourselves that way."

- Fred Rogers

"We need to help people to discover the true meaning of love. Love is generally confused with dependence. Those of us who have grown in true love know that we can love only in proportion to our capacity for independence."

- Fred Rogers
"Love isn't a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now."
— Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember.

"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."

To this day, especially in times of "disaster," I remember my mother's words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers – so many caring people in this world.""

- Fred Rogers