Leo Buscaglia Quotes.
Change. It has the power to uplift, to heal, to stimulate, surprise, open new doors, bring fresh experience and create excitement in life. Certainly it is worth the risk.
Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations.
If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.
I’ve always thought that people need to feel good about themselves and I see my role as offering support to them, to provide some light along the way.
The minute we stop learning, we begin death, the process of dying. We learn from each other with every action we perform. We are teaching goodness or evil every time we step out of the house and into the street.
I’ve learned that you learn best by modeling. If you want people to learn, do it!
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lies man’s only promise.
What love we’ve given, we’ll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
The purpose of life is to help others, and if you can’t help them, won’t you at least not hurt them? I know that is a platitude, that that is sentimental and can easily be attacked. But loving, caring is simple, and we make it complex. Our own neuroses make it complex.
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.
Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism.
If you’re an advocate of gentleness, you’re simplistic and naive. If you’re an advocate of despair and hate, you’re sophisticated.
I have been a teacher myself all my life. I have an intense passion to share with people. Our only salvation is in knowledge, in learning.
We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.
Live nutty. Just occasionally. Just once in a while. And see what happens. It brightens up the day.
If I don’t have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
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.