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By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Happiness and love are just a choice away.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

It is when we ask for love less and begin giving it more that the basis of human love is revealed to us.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

You have the choice. You can choose joy over despair, happiness over tears, action over apathy, growth over stagnation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Hold on to your dreams for they are, in a sense, the stuff of which reality is made. It is through our dreams that we maintain the possibility of a better, more meaningful life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

We are so ruled by what people tell us we must be that we have forgotten who we are.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

The heart is the place where we live our passions. It is frail and easily broken, but wonderfully resilient. There is no point in trying to deceive the heart. It depends upon our honesty for its survival.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Man created words to free himself

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

We will only begin to forgive when we can look upon the wrongdoers as ourselves, neither better nor worse. We need to remember that we coexist as mortals in the world, together, the wronged and the wrongdoer, and that, in our common humanity, the situation could readily be reversed.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

One does not fall "in" or "out" of love. One grows in love.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

We are not evil, inadequate or incompetent when our relationships fail.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

If you want to learn to love, then you must start the process of finding out what it is, what qualities make up a loving person and how these are developed. Each person has the potential for love. But potential is never realized without work.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

The most painful thing to experience is not defeat but regret

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

The only thing of value we can give kids is what we are, not what we have.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

In order to learn, you have to be free. You have to be free to experiment, free to try, free to make mistakes.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Most of us remain strangers to ourselves, hiding who we are, and ask other strangers, hiding who they are, to love us.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

If one wishes to know love, one must live love, in action. Thoughts, readings and discourse on love are of value only as they present questions to be acted upon.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

There is a good deal of excellent research on child's play. It has shown conclusively that through play, with the freedom of action it allows and the stressless environment in which it occurs, children discover, relate to and define themselves and their world. ...It is, therefore, paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

To love others you must love yourself...You can only give to others what you have yourself.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

When it comes to giving love, the opportunities are unlimited, and we are all gifted.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

The oppposite of Love is not Hate - it's apathy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Love can never grow old. Looks 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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

To love is to risk not being loved in return.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Because you are human, you do have magic. Get in touch with it. When you feel the insanity rising, don't push it down. Let it come out. Just once-and then let me know what happens!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

When we give ourselves in love we become our most vulnerable. We are never safe. We become open to disappointment and hurt.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

A wife says to her husband (or vice versa), "Do you love me?""Of course," he replies. "I've been married to you for twenty years, haven't I?"How satisfied would we be if we presented someone with a vintage wine and, upon asking his opinion of it, he replied, "I'm drinking it, aren't I?"Love still needs expression between those who share it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Live now. When you are eating, eat. When you are loving, love. when you are talking with someone, talk. When you are looking at a flower, look. Catch the beauty of the moment!

By Anonym 17 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Live,love and learn

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

I don't know about you, but I don't feel that it's my vehicle that is essential. I don't know about you, but I don't feel that it's my education that is essential. I don't think what is essential about me is my house or my car or my clothes. What is essential about me? Well, I think what is essential is that I live and embrace life right now, wherever I am. I grab it in my arms! Don't spend time crying about yesterday-yesterday is over with! I forgive my past. I forgive the people who've hurt me. I don't want to spend the rest of my life blaming and pointing a finger.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Every moment spent in unhappiness is a moment of happiness lost.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

God made mud, God made dirt, God made boys so girls could flirt.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

We treat our encounters with them with carefree casualness. We are certain that our relationships will naturally take care of themselves.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

There is nothing wrong with making mistakes and not having all the answers, so long as we are willing to admit this and strive for personal betterment. Those who think they know it all have no way of finding out that they don't.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

If one wishes to be a lover he must start by saying 'YES' to love.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Leo Buscaglia

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.