Inspirational Fred Rogers Quotes

Motivational Fred Rogers Quotes And Sayings

Fred Rogers Quotes:- Fred Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. He was the creator, showrunner, and host of the preschool television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which ran from 1968 to 2001.

Inspirational Fred Rogers Quotes

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
Fred Rogers

Inspirational Fred Rogers Quotes

The world is not always a kind place. That’s something all children learn for themselves, whether we want them to or not, but it’s something they really need our help to understand.
Fred Rogers

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.
Fred Rogers

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.
Fred Rogers

It’s not the honors and not the titles and not the power that is of ultimate importance. It’s what resides inside.
Fred Rogers


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.
Fred Rogers

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.
Fred Rogers

Famous Fred Rogers Quotes

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.’
Fred Rogers

The space between the television set and the viewer is holy ground.
Fred Rogers

I saw this new thing called television, and I saw people throwing pies in each other’s faces, and I thought, ‘This could be a wonderful tool for education! Why is it being used this way?’ So I said to my parents, ‘You know, I don’t think I’ll go into seminary right away. I think I’ll go to television.’
Fred Rogers

Deep and simple are far, far more important than shallow and complicated and fancy.
Fred Rogers

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.
Fred Rogers

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.
Fred Rogers

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.
Fred Rogers

Best Quotes by Fred Rogers

If the day ever came when we were able to accept ourselves and our children exactly as we and they are, then, I believe, we would have come very close to an ultimate understanding of what ‘good’ parenting means.
Fred Rogers

One of the most important gifts a parent can give a child is the gift of accepting that child’s uniqueness.
Fred Rogers

I do think that young children can spot a phony a mile away.
Fred Rogers

In my own life, as the nearer I get to the end of life on this earth, the simpler I want to become.
Fred Rogers

Children aren’t responsible for wars.
Fred Rogers

I don’t think that the basics that kids need have changed in 10,000 years.
Fred Rogers

Just because somebody wants to be alone sometimes, it doesn’t mean they don’t love you.
Fred Rogers

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.
Fred Rogers

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