One of the most important gifts a parent can give a child is the gift of accepting that child's uniqueness.
It's very dramatic when two people come together to work something out. It's easy to take a gun and annihilate your opposition, but what is really exciting to me is to see people with differing views come together and finally respect each other.
The connections we make in the course of a life--maybe that's what heaven is.
The space between the television set and the viewer is holy ground.
The underlying message of the Neighborhood is that if somebody cares about you, it's possible that you'll care about others. 'You are special, and so is your neighbor' - that part is essential: that you're not the only special person in the world. The person you happen to be with at the moment is loved, too.
In my own life, as the nearer I get to the end of life on this earth, the simpler I want to become.