Leo Buscaglia Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old leo buscaglia quotes, leo buscaglia sayings, and leo buscaglia proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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.      

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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.     

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I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.     

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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.      

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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.     

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

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Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love     

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Life is a great and wondrous mystery, and the only thing we know that we have for sure is what is right here right now. Don't miss it.     

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

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Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.     

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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.     

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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.     

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Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.     

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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.     

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

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I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.     

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Loving memories last forever, I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort.     

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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.     

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

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

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A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart.     

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

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Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.     

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A life without love, no matter how many other things we have, is an empty meaningless one.      

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Most of us remain strangers to ourselves, hiding who we are, and ask other strangers, hiding who they are, to love us.     

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

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

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Value yourself. The only people who appreciate a doormat are people with dirty shoes.     

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When we feel joyful, euphoric, happy, we are more open to life, more capable of seeing things clearly and handling daily tensions.     

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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