50 Best Leo Buscaglia Quotes From The Famous Motivational Speaker

Love is life quotes from famous speaker Leo Buscaglia.
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Leo Buscaglia was an American author and motivational speaker at the University of California.

Leo Buscaglia is a self-help author born in Los Angeles, California, on the 31 March 1924.  He was born into an Italian family.

Leo Buscaglia started his journey as a speech therapist when working at the University of Southern California. A student's suicide motivated him to think about the disconnectedness in life. Here are some famous quotes from Dr.Leo Buscaglia. If you are interested in similar quotes, please do refer to Zig Ziglar quotes and You Can Do Anything quotes.

Best Leo Buscaglia Quotes

Dr. Leo Buscaglia is a lovable person and media guru who taught love with impactable warmth. Leo Buscaglia wrote more than 13 books and sold more than 10 million copies in several languages. Here are some inspirational quotes about love and life from Leo Buscaglia.

1."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.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

6. "Change is the end result of all true learning."

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

9. "Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation."

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

11."The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and feel and change and grow and love and live."

-Leo Buscaglia.

Leo Buscaglia Quotes On Love

The best way to convey your care for someone is by hugging them.

Dr. Love is a professor in the department of special education at the University of California. While he was teaching in the university, Leo Buscaglia was carried away by one of his students' suicide to notice human detachment and a sense of life. Here are few Leo Buscaglia love quotes for you to enjoy

12."The hardest battle you're ever going to fight is the battle to be just you."

- 'Speaking Of Love,' 1980.

13."To love is to risk not being loved in return…To hope is to risk pain…To try is to risk failure. But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing."

-Leo Buscaglia.

14. "Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lies man s only promise."

-Leo Buscaglia.

15."We need not be afraid to touch, to feel, to show emotion."

-'Love', 1972.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

17."It is when we ask for Loveless and begin giving it more than the basis of human love is revealed to us."

-Leo Buscaglia.

18."Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means."

-Leo Buscaglia.

19. "We don't love to be loved; we love to love."

-Leo Buscaglia.

20. "The easiest thing in the world is to be what you are, what you feel. The hardest thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position."

-'Love', 1972.

21. "Most of us are pawns in a game of love we don't understand."

-Leo Buscaglia.

Leo Buscaglia 'Living Loving And Learning' Quotes

'Living love and learning' is one of the beautiful collections in Leo Buscaglia's books. He conveyed enlightening lecturers worldwide between the period 1970-81. Here are some interesting Leo Buscaglia quotes on life.

22. "It's not enough to have lived."

-Leo Buscaglia.

23."My rule is always, People first and things second."

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

26. "Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them, and you have found a lover for life."

-Leo Buscaglia.

27. "Our talents are the gift that God gives to us... What we make of our talents is our gift back to God"

-Leo Buscaglia.

28. "Life is a paradise for those who love many things with a passion."

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

30. "Don't walk in my head with your dirty feet."

-Leo Buscaglia.

31. "Don't spend your precious time asking 'Why isn't the world a better place?' It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is, 'How can I make it better?' To that there is an answer."

-Leo Buscaglia.

Leo Buscaglia Christmas Quotes

'Seven Stories of Christmas Love' is one fantastic collection. Each story narrated is a memory from his own life that helps us to memorize our Christmas stories. Here are some Leo Buscaglia quotes from his book

32."People are not here to meet your expectations."

-Leo Buscaglia.

33."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.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

35."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.

36."Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized."

-Leo Buscaglia.

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

-Leo Buscaglia.

38."I have been a teacher myself all my life. I have an intense passion to share with people. Our only salvation is in knowledge, in learning."

-Leo Buscaglia.

39."No one gets out of this world alive, so the time to live, learn, care, share, celebrate, and love is now."

-Leo Buscaglia.

40."Life is uncharted territory. It reveals its story one moment at a time."

-Leo Buscaglia.

Leo Buscaglia Foundation Quotes

In 1984, Leo Buscaglia started a new foundation to give special attention to the people who committed themselves to others' progress. Here are some of his quotes.

41."We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely."

-Leo Buscaglia.

42."When we make the compassionate choice, we enhance the dignity of each individual, which is the very essence of loving them."

-Leo Buscaglia.

43."It's amazing - you may not realize it, but so much of what you are not is blind the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them, and you have found a lover for life because you are literally standing in your own way of becoming. And what I'm pleading with you about is, get the hell out of your own way."

-Leo Buscaglia.

44."Compassion is an act of tolerance where kindness and forgiveness reign."

-Leo Buscaglia.

45."What do years have to do with age?"

-Leo Buscaglia.

46."Learn to bend. It's better than breaking."

-Leo Buscaglia.

47."He who remains calm while those around him panic probably doesn't know what's going on."

-Leo Buscaglia.

48."A total immersion in life offers the best classroom for learning to love."

-Leo Buscaglia.

49."Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance."

-Leo Buscaglia.

50. "One does not fall 'in' or 'out' of love. One grows in love."

-Leo Buscaglia.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Leo Buscaglia Quotes, then why not take a look at Andy Frisella quotes, or You Got This! quotes.

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