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Leo Buscaglia Quotes

Writer
Born On
1924-03-31
Died On
1998-06-12
Birth Place
Los Angeles, California, United States
Death Place
Glenbrook, Nevada, United States
Birth Sign
aries
Nationality
American
Education
USC Rossier School of Education, Theodore Roosevelt High School,, University Of Southern California

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

Love can never grow old. Looks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

Leo Buscaglia

Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don't over-analyse your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.

Leo Buscaglia

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

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

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

Leo Buscaglia

Change is the end result of all true learning.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

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.

Leo Buscaglia