Leo Buscaglia Quotes.
Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.
We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lies man’s only promise.
Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
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.
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
If I don’t have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
My mother made soft polenta often, and as a child, I would watch her stir until she looked like her arm would fall off.
No one gets out of this world alive, so the time to live, learn, care, share, celebrate, and love is now.
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.
Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations.
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.
Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.