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8 Quotes To Change Your Heart

8 Quotes To Change Your Heart

Mister Rogers.

He spent his whole life showing us that we should love everyone despite their supposed shortcomings, and offer compassion and understanding whenever we can. His warm, gentle personality and important life lessons touched the lives of many, and he showed us what being neighborly really meant.

Consider these 8 quotes that can change the way you live and love.

We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say, ‘It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.’ Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.

We have an obligation to help others on this planet. This transcends cordial niceties but involves interest, sacrifice and love. When is the last time you asked how someone was and actually meant it? 

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.

We must learn to deal with the problems that we face in life in a healthy way. Anxiety, depression, self-doubt and addiction are all serious problems that run rampant in these days, but can be controlled. Learning to wrestle with them is the track to growth. 

Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now.

Love always wins. It is not easy, it does not always seem worth it, and it doesn't always feel right, but it wins. When struggles arise we often flee to those who act, think, and live like we do. When is the last time you loved someone who was nothing like you?

As human beings, our job in life is to help people realize how rare and valuable each one of us really is, that each of us has something that no one else has–or ever will have–something inside that is unique to all time. It’s our job to encourage each other to discover that uniqueness and to provide ways of developing its expression.

We are here to help others feel good about their own existence. This is not are sole purpose, but one that should drive us. Think of a time when someone else lifted you up or gave you praise. This is a captivating experience that often encourages us to continue doing good. Share that experience with others. Show other people where they shine the brightest. 

Little by little we human beings are confronted with situations that give us more and more clues that we aren’t perfect.

Dont obsess over being perfect - it doesn't exist. The one who was perfect has already come and gone from this world and we are all merely seeking to walk in his footsteps. The more moral we become, the more clearly we see that we are immoral. 

In the external scheme of things, shining moments are as brief as the twinkling of an eye, yet such twinklings are what eternity is made of — moments when we human beings can say “I love you,” “I’m proud of you,” “I forgive you,” “I’m grateful for you.” That’s what eternity is made of: invisible imperishable good stuff.

Cherish the little things in life. They may seem minuscule at the time, but it's the little things that often add up to have the greatest impact. Can you think of one or two "little things" you can do today for someone else?

Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.

Never give up. There is always a way to improve, a next step forward, or another person who needs your effort. Life is continual and even afterlife there is life. We are workers moving towards something greater, but it takes all of us to get there. 

Fame is a four-letter word. And like tape, or zoom, or face, or pain, or life, or love, what ultimately matters is what we do with it.

Keep things in perspective. For most, you have complete control of your next actions. Popularity and fame will not bring you success or fulfillment, only your actions can do that. 

Fred Rogers had an immense impact on society and left it better than he found it. There is a warm place for Mister Rogers in the heart of many and these are but a few insights that came from his gigantic heart. I hope these have inspired you in the same way they have me

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