Leo Buscaglia

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.

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Leo Buscaglia Quotes

Leo Buscaglia #Change #Education #Learning

Change is the end result of all true learning.
Leo Buscaglia #Freedom

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

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
Leo Buscaglia #God #Motivational

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Leo Buscaglia #Happiness #Life

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

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

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

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 #Love

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

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

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

Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
Leo Buscaglia #Death #Love #Time

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 #Inspirational #Knowledge #Smile

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 #Learning #Time

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 #Life #Power #Smile

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 #Life

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

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 #Love

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

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

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 #Change #Future

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.