Fred Rogers Quotes (Author of The World According to Mister Rogers)
15 of Mr. Rogers' most inspiring quotes on love, life, and change
As a child, Mr. Rogers was bullied. This caused him to become introverted and spend a lot of time by himself. He learned to play the piano and spent much of his time working with puppets. He went to Dartmouth College before eventually transferring to Rollins College, where he majored in music composition. He graduated Magna Cum Ludie in
2. You are more important than you think you are.
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Facebook Twitter Pinterest. 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. What really matters is whether he uses the alphabet for the declaration of a war or the description of a sunrise—his numbers for the final count at Buchenwald or the specifics of a brand-new bridge. Rogers Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Well, for the yard dash there were nine contestants, all of them so-called physically or mentally disabled. All nine of them assembled at the starting line and at the sound of the gun, they took off.
These quotes remind us to be kinder to our neighbors and to ourselves, which is a very important thing. Read on for words of wisdom that inspire, lend perspective, and remind us all of our worthiness and inherent ability to make a difference in the lives of others. You will always find people who are helping. That's what's essential. That's what will always make the biggest difference in our world. I consider those people my heroes.