Leo Buscaglia Quotes

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Born: March 31, 1924, Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Glenbrook, Nevada, USA, June 12, 1998
Occupation: Author

1.
A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia

2.
Change is the end result of all true learning.
- Leo Buscaglia

3.
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.
- Leo Buscaglia

4.
Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever.
- Leo Buscaglia

5.
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.
- Leo Buscaglia

6.
I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.
- Leo Buscaglia

7.
I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.
- Leo Buscaglia

8.
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.
- Leo Buscaglia

9.
If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
- Leo Buscaglia

10.
If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.
- Leo Buscaglia

11.
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.
- Leo Buscaglia

12.
Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.
- Leo Buscaglia

13.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
- Leo Buscaglia

14.
Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved we love to love.
- Leo Buscaglia

15.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
- Leo Buscaglia

16.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
- Leo Buscaglia

17.
Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
- Leo Buscaglia

18.
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.
- Leo Buscaglia

19.
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.
- Leo Buscaglia

20.
What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
- Leo Buscaglia

21.
What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
- Leo Buscaglia

22.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
- Leo Buscaglia

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