Fred Rogers

(1928_2003 / Latrobe, Pennsylvania)

Fred Rogers Quotes

  • ''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 (20th century), U.S. television personality and parenting specialist. Mister Rogers Talks With Parents, ch. 1 (1983).
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  • ''It is our continuing love for our children that makes us want them to become all they can be, and their continuing love for us that helps them accept healthy discipline—from us and eventually from themselves.''
    Fred Rogers (20th century), U.S. television personality and parenting specialist. Mister Rogers Talks with Parents, ch. 6 (1983).
  • ''Very early in our children's lives we will be forced to realize that the "perfect" untroubled life we'd like for them is just a fantasy. In daily living, tears and fights and doing things we don't want to do are all part of our human ways of developing into adults.''
    Fred Rogers (20th century), U.S. television personality and parenting specialist. Mister Rogers Talks With Parents, ch. 11 (1983).

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