Leo Buscaglia Quotes (64 quotes)
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
“To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”
Living, Loving, and Learning (1985)
Speaking Of Love (1980)
“Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.”
As quoted in: Coping with War and Its Aftermath (Career Press, 1991) by Jerry Braza and Kathleen Braza, p. 49
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Born: March 31, 1924
Died: June 11, 1998 (aged 74)
Occupation: Author, writer, professor
Bio: Felice Leonardo Leo Buscaglia Ph.D., also known as Dr Love, was an author and motivational speaker, and a professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Southern California.
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