Leo Buscaglia - Quotes

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A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises.

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love. ---->>>

We all need each other.

We all need each other.

Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.

Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.

Change is the end result of all true learning.

Change is the end result of all true learning.

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn. ---->>>

Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever.

Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever.

The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position. ---->>>

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other. ---->>>

Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. ---->>>

I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, 'No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving,' and then you do it.

I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, 'No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving,' and then you do it.

Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized. ---->>>

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself. ---->>>

If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.

If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.

Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.

Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.

What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.

What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.

Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lies man's only promise. ---->>>

We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves. ---->>>

If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance. ---->>>

I've always thought that people need to feel good about themselves and I see my role as offering support to them, to provide some light along the way. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-31, 1924
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Die: 06-11, 1998
Occupation: Author
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Felice Leonardo "Leo" Buscaglia PhD (March 31, 1924 – June 12, 1998), also known as "Dr. Love," was an American author and motivational speaker, and a professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Southern California. (wikipedia)