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Leo Buscaglia Quotes

American Expert on Love, Lecturer, Author

We all need each other.

Category: Aid And Assistance

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate -- it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.

Category: Apathy

There are two big forces at work, external and internal. We have very little control over external forces such as tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, disasters, illness and pain. What really matters is the internal force. How do I respond to those disasters? Over that I have complete control.

Category: Attitude

Change is the end result of all true learning. Change involves three things: First, a dissatisfaction with self -- a felt void or need; second, a decision to change to fill the void or need; and third, a conscious dedication to the process of growth and change -- the willful act of making the change, doing something.

Category: Change

What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.

Category: Choice

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

Category: Circumstance

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

Category: Destiny

If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.

Category: Freedom

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

Category: Friends And Friendship

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.

Category: Honesty

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

Category: Life And Living

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

Category: Love

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

Category: Love

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

Category: Love

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

Category: Love