89 Total Quotes

Leo Buscaglia Quotes

Leo Buscaglia
Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don't over-analyse your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.
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#Expectation

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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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#American Author

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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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#Dating

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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.
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#Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day #Change #inspirational

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Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
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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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#American Author #Caring

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Love yourself, accept yourself, forgive yourself, and be good to yourself, because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things.
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#Love

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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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Life is uncharted territory. It reveals its story one moment at a time.
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#Life #Adventure

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It is difficult for some people to accept that love is a choice. This seems to run counter to the generally accepted theory of romantic love which expounds that love is inborn and as such requires no more than to accept it.
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#Choice

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I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.
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#American Author #Enthusiasm

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Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.
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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 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.
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#Behavior

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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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#American Author #Education

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Change is the end result of all true learning.
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Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
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Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.
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#American Author

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We need others. We need others to love and we need to be loved by them. There is no doubt that without it, we too, like the infant left alone, would cease to grow, cease to develop, choose madness and even death.
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#Doubt

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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.
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#American Author #People

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Happiness and love are just a choice away.
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#Choice

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Risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
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#Life