American Author and Motivational Speaker Leo Buscaglia Quotes

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American Author and Motivational Speaker Leo Buscaglia QuotesBorn: March 31, 1924
Died: June 12, 1998 (aged 74)
Occupation: Motivational speaker, writer, professor


Awesome quotes by famous author and motivational speaker Leo Buscaglia (also known as “Dr. Love”), he is also a professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Southern California.

Leo Buscaglia Quotes:

  • Change is the end result of all true learning.
  • Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
  • A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.
  • Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.
  • If I don’t have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
  • Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.
  • Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
  • Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations.
  • What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.
  • Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
  • Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lies man’s only promise.
  • Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.
  • We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.
  • Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
  • 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.
  • Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.
  • 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.
  • I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.
  • If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.
  • 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.
  • Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.