February 19th 1968 may not be marked as a monumental day in history, but it marked the start of an unexpected yet extraordinarily influential television run.
Mr. Rogers Neighborhood debuted that day and would have a marked impact on a generation. Just hearing him sing the opening song, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” transports us to another time. His message of caring for your neighbor is one that the world seems to miss more with each passing year.
In memory of the man who debuted so many years ago, here are some of his inspiring quotes.
Why not brighten the world a bit by sharing them in your neighborhood?