35 Inspirational Leo Buscaglia Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Leo Buscaglia Quotes On Success

Leo Buscaglia also known as “Dr. Love,” was an American author and motivational speaker, and a professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Southern California. May his quotes inspire you to be a person who radiates love so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Love yourself, accept yourself, forgive yourself, and be good to yourself because without you the rest of us are without a source of many wonderful things.” Leo Buscaglia

2. “Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.” Leo Buscaglia

3. “A single rose can be my garden; a single friend my world.” Leo Buscaglia

4. “What love we’ve given we’ll have forever. What love we fail to give will be for all eternity.” Leo Buscaglia

5. “I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate – it’s apathy. It’s not giving a damn.” Leo Buscaglia

6. “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” Leo Buscaglia

7. “What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.” Leo Buscaglia

8. “Don’t hold on to anger, hurt or pain. They steal your energy and keep you from love.” Leo Buscaglia

9. “Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.” Leo Buscaglia

10. “Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.” Leo Buscaglia

11. “Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations.” Leo Buscaglia

12. “To expose feelings is to risk exposing one’s true self.” Leo Buscaglia

13. “Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means.” Leo Buscaglia

14. “Change is the end result of all true learning.” Leo Buscaglia

15. “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.” Leo Buscaglia

16. “There are scores of people waiting for someone just like you 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.” Leo Buscaglia

17. “Happiness and love are just a choice away.” Leo Buscaglia

18. “Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly, and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.” Leo Buscaglia

19. “When we are loved, the people who love us want us to be what we are, not what they are. They rejoice in the fact that we are growing with our ideas, our dreams, our uniqueness, our future.” Leo Buscaglia

20. “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.” Leo Buscaglia

21. “Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.” Leo Buscaglia

22. “Most of us remain strangers to ourselves, hiding who we are, and ask other strangers hiding who they are to love us.” Leo Buscaglia

23. “Your talent is God’s gift to you.” Leo Buscaglia

24. “Love is not some complex, mystical abstraction. It is something accessible and human that we learn through our everyday experience.” Leo Buscaglia

25. “The fact 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.” Leo Buscaglia

26. “Value yourself. The only people who appreciate a doormat are people with dirty shoes.” Leo Buscaglia

27. “Choose the way of life. Choose the way of love. Choose the way of caring. Choose the way of goodness. It’s up to you. It’s your choice.” Leo Buscaglia

28. “I see my role as offering support to people, to provide some light along the way.” Leo Buscaglia

29. “We seem to gain wisdom more readily through our failures than through our successes. We always think of failure as the antithesis of success but it isn’t. Success often lies just on the other side of failure.” Leo Buscaglia

30. “The person who risks nothing does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow but he simply cannot learn and feel and change and grow and love and life.” Leo Buscaglia

31. “Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized.” Leo Buscaglia

32. “Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.” Leo Buscaglia

33. “Life is uncharted territory. It reveals its story one moment at a time.” Leo Buscaglia

34. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, and honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia

35. “The hardest battle you’re ever going to fight is the battle to be just you.” Leo Buscaglia

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