Quotes by Leo Buscaglia

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
– Leo Buscaglia
Change is the end result of all true learning.
– 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
Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever.
– Leo Buscaglia
Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.
– Leo Buscaglia
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
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.
– 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
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 I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
– Leo Buscaglia
If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.
– Leo Buscaglia
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 lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.
– Leo Buscaglia
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
– 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
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 is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
– Leo Buscaglia
Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations.
– Leo Buscaglia
Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
– 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