Mr. Rogers quotes from the life of Freddy Rogers


Take a leaf from the life of Mr. Rogers. Let the TV host’s struggles with life be a source of inspiration to you. Read our quotes on him and learn.

  1. 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.”
  2. 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.
  3. Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.
  4. How sad it is that we give up on people who are just like us.
  5. I think of discipline as the continual everyday process of helping a child learn self-discipline.
  6. 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.
  7. “There is no normal life that is free of pain. It’s the very wrestling with our problems that can be the impetus for our growth.”
  8. “I hope you’re proud of yourself for the times you’ve said ‘yes,’ when all it meant was extra work for you and was seemingly helpful only to somebody else.”
  9. “It takes strength to acknowledge our anger, and sometimes more strength yet to curb the aggressive urges anger may bring and to channel them into nonviolent outlets.”
  10. “There’s no ‘should’ or ‘should not’ when it comes to having feelings. They’re part of who we are and their origins are beyond our control.”


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