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#1. Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#2. You are the only you ... You are the best you. You will always be the second best anyone else. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#3. 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. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#4. People are not here to meet your expectations. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#5. Love is always changing and, unless we stay aware and change with it, it eludes us. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#6. The greatest risk in life is to risk nothing. The Person who risks nothing, has nothing and becomes nothing. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#7. One cannot give what he does not possess. To give love you must possess love. To love others you must love yourself. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#8. Love, it seems, fits perfectly into no one of these molds for it may be all at once; a state of ecstasy, a state of joy, a state of disillusionment, a rational state or an irrational state - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#9. The essence of education is not to stuff you with facts but to help you discover your uniqueness, to teach you how to develop it, and then to show you how to give it away. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#10. Celebrate your humanness, celebrate your craziness, celebrate your inadequacies, celebrate your loneliness ... but celebrate YOU! - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#11. To live in love is life's greatest challenge. It requires more sublety, flexibility, sensitivity, understanding, acceptance, tolerance, knowledge and strength than any other human endeavor. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#12. We created time, and now we have become the slave of time. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#13. We live in a small world. Not a leaf falls that doesn't affect a myriad of things. When we reach out to someone in love and the effect is made - everyone, everything which comes in contact
with the person we've effected is better for it. Of course, the converse is true, too. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#14. All of my youth growing up in my Italian family was focused around the table. That's where I learned about love. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#15. Most of us remain strangers to ourselves, hiding who we are, and ask other strangers, hiding who they are, to love us. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#16. If one wishes to know love, one must live love, in action. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#17. Man is happiest when he is creating. In fact, the highest state of which man is capable lies in the creative act. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#18. Life is a paradise for those who love many things with a passion. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#19. Why do some people always see beautiful skies and grass and lovely flowers and incredible human beings, while others are hard-pressed to find anything or any place that is beautiful? - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#20. Biologically and physiologically, we are not equal. Some of us learn better at different times of day. Some learn best visually, some auditorially, some tactilely, by touching. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#21. The only thing of value we can give kids is what we are, not what we have. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#22. Don't hold to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#23. There are scores of people waiting for someone just like us to come along; people who will appreciate our compassion, our encouragement, who will need our unique talents. Someone who will live a happier life merely because we took the time to share what we had to give. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#24. Man must never be satisfied with his ability to love. No matter where he is, it is always just the beginning. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#25. Food is celebratory. People who don't cook don't know how much fun they're missing. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#26. A loving relationship is a wanting to celebrate, communicate, and know another's heart and soul. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#27. We don't love to be loved in return; we love to love. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#28. Experience seems to convince us that only fools trust, that only fools believe and accept all things. If this is true, then love is most foolish. For if it is not founded on trust, belief and acceptance, it's not love. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#29. To love oneself is to struggle to rediscover and maintain your uniqueness - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#30. The only lasting trauma is the one we suffer without positive change. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#31. Everybody needs a hug. It changes your metabolism. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#32. Say "yes" to life! "Yes" to wonder, to joy, to despair. "Yes" to pain, "yes" to what you don't understand. Try "yes." Try "always." Try "possible." Try "hopeful." Try "I will." And try "I can." - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#33. To that there is an answer. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#34. Our talents are the gift that God gives to us ... What we make of our talents is our gift back to God - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#35. A life lived in love will never be dull. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#36. I love to think that the day you're born, you're given the world as a birthday present. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#37. The hardest battle you are ever going to have to fight is the battle to be just you. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#38. It's amazing - you may not realize it, but so much of what you are not is because you are literally standing in your own way of becoming. And what I'm pleading with you about is, get the hell out of your own way. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#39. Love is always open arms. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#40. There are many miracles in the world to be celebrated and, for me, garlic is the most deserving. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#41. Everybody is teaching Everybody to Love at every moment. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#42. To place your ideas and your dreams before the crowd is to risk being called naive. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#43. When we feel joyful, euphoric, happy, we are more open to life, more capable of seeing things clearly and handling daily tensions. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#44. I have too much respect for people to try to control them. But they are estranged from love, afraid to reach out and touch one another. We're afraid to appear sentimental or speak in platitudes because people will say, 'What a jerk!' It takes courage in our culture to be a lover. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#45. In life and in love, there is only that moment, the NOW. The only reality we know is what we experience this very second. Reality is not what has passed or what has yet to come into being. Grabbing hold of this simple idea makes life magical because it brings love alive. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#46. Life is meant to be a celebration! It shouldn't be necessary to set aside special times to remind us of this fact. Wise is the person who finds a reason to make every day a special one. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#47. What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#48. A single rose can be my garden; a single friend, my world. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#49. Value yourself. The only people who appreciate a doormat are people with dirty shoes. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#50. Ancient Egyptians believed that upon death they would be asked two questions and their answers would determine whether they could continue their journey in the afterlife. The first question was, 'Did you bring joy?' The second was, 'Did you find joy? - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#51. I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things ... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#52. Live,love and learn - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#53. Man seldom questions the fact that ugliness and evil are to be found in the world. But he's never as ready to accept that life also offers unlimited beauty and potential for joy as well as endless opportunities for pleasure. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#54. I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. It's not giving a damn. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#55. The most unfortunate thing that happens to a person who fears failure is that he limits himself by becoming afraid to try anything new. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#56. Nine times out of ten, when you extend your arms to someone, they will step in, because basically they need precisely what you need. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#57. It is the foregiver who is freed in foregiving. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#58. 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. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#59. Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#60. The life and love we create is the life and love we live. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#61. As soon as the love relationship does not lead me to me, as soon as I in a love relationship do not lead another person to himself, this love, even if it seems to be the most secure and ecstatic attachment I have ever experienced, is not true love. For real love is dedicated to continual becoming. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#62. Don't brood. Get on with living and loving. You don't have forever. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#63. 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. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#64. He must understand that if he is the world's finest plum and someone he loves does not like plums, he has the choice of becoming a banana. But he must be warned that if he chooses to become a banana, he will be a second rate banana. But he can always be the best plum. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#65. I was lucky to have such a loving, crazy family. I learned to give and share. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#66. The hardest battle you're ever going to fight is the battle to be just you. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#67. Love is spontaneous and craves expression through joy, through beauty, through truth, even through tears. Love lives the moment; it's neither lost in yesteryear nor does it crave for tomorrow. Love is NOW! - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#68. Loving means sharing joy with people. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#69. You can only give away what you have ... If you have love, you can give it. If you don't have it, you don't have it to give. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#70. There is nothing quite so satisfying, and so healing, as a good cry. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#71. Assume that people are good until you actually and specifically learn differently. And even then, know that they have potential for change and that you can help them out. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#72. Love is a dynamic interaction, lived every second of our lives, all of our lives. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#73. A life without passion is not living, it's merely existing - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#74. Forgive others, forgive yourself, forgive yourself for not being perfect, and accept responsibility for your own life. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#75. Ninety per-cent of what we worry about never happens, yet we worry and worry. What a horrible way to go through life! What a horrible thing to do to your colon! - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#76. I've learned that you learn best by modeling. If you want people to learn, do it! - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#77. 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. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#78. Joy is always an integral part of loving. There is joy in every act of life, no matter how menial or repetitive. To work in love is to work in joy. To live in love is to live in joy ... Why not choose joy? ... Why not live in joy? - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#79. Love is not a thing, it is not lost when given. You can offer your love completely to hundreds of people and still retain the same love you had originally. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#80. When we sit at the table, there is more going on than satisfying hunger. It is sad to think of those who eat simply to satisfy their hunger and who do not permit themselves to linger under the many spells offered by a good meal - the satisfaction of our hearts, our minds and our spirits. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#81. The most painful thing to experience is not defeat but regret - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#82. Catch the beauty of the moment! - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#83. One does not fall "in" or "out" of love. One grows in love. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#84. Love is like a mirror. When you love another you become his mirror and he becomes yours ... And reflecting each other's love you see infinity. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#85. Life is a great and wondrous mystery, and the only thing we know that we have for sure is what is right here right now. Don't miss it. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#86. Love is life...and if you miss love, you miss life. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#87. As long as you are free, you are free to select and choose alternatives, provided that you are willing to accept the responsibility for being free. And after you've tried your alternatives, and they don't work as you would wish, don't blame me. Blame your choice. Try another alternative. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#88. In the end you have only you. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#89. Love and self are one and the discovery of either is the realization of both - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#90. 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. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#91. We all need to be recognized for what we're doing, for our work. Every once in a while we need someone to come up to us and say, 'You're beautiful. That was well done. That's nice.' - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#92. 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. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#93. Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#94. Love withers with predictability; its very essence is surprise and amazement. To make love a prisoner of the mundane is to take its passion and lose it forever. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#95. Every day we are offered new means for learning and growing in love. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#96. Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#97. What do years have to do with age? - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#98. My rule is always, People first and things second. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#99. Those who think they know it all have no way of finding out they don't.. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#100. We treat our encounters with them with carefree casualness. We are certain that our relationships will naturally take care of themselves. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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