It's the 50th anniversary of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood, and we could all use a reminder to be kind and to love one another. Here are 17 quotes from everyone's favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers. PBS 1. He taught us that it doesn't matter what we have, but how we use it. PBS / Via imgur.com 2. He advocated for peace. imgur.com 3. He knew the importance of being your own true self. imgur.com 4. He always told us we were special. oprah.com 5. He loved everyone for who they truly were. pbs.org 6. He understood that sometimes you just need a good cry. imgur.com 7. He always stood up for children. View this video on YouTube youtube.com 8. He believed everyone should help others. imgur.com 9. He knew the keys to success. imgur.com 10. He encouraged staying in touch with your inner child. imgur.com 11. He was thankful to those who helped him along his way. imgur.com 12. He wanted us to know our worth. imgur.com 13. He always wanted the best for his neighbors. imgur.com 14. He helped others grow. pbs.org 15. He knew true love meant acceptance. imgur.com 16. He knew what winning looked like. pbs.org 17. And he reminded us that even in the darkest time, there will always be light. View this video on YouTube youtube.com Thank you Mr. Rogers for showing us how to be a good neighbor. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF pbs.org 18. Note: While the show had its first run 50 years ago, it did not begin airing nationally on PBS until 1968.