Quotes by Leo F. Buscaglia

"Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing."
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"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."
1,405 likes

"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."
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"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."
709 likes

"Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself."
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Books by Leo F. Buscaglia

  • Love
  • 3,181 ratings
  • 1972 by Fawcett Books
  • Loving Each Other
  • 1,181 ratings
  • March 12th 1986 by Ballantine Books

    (first published 1984)

  • Bus 9 to Paradise
  • 579 ratings
  • May 12th 1987 by Ballantine Books

    (first published January 1st 1986)

  • Way of the Bull
  • 385 ratings
  • September 12th 1986 by Fawcett

    (first published August 13th 1957)

Leo F. Buscaglia
  • Leo F. Buscaglia

  • Date of birth: March 31, 1924
  • Died: June 11, 1998
  • Born: in The United States.

  • Description: known as "Dr. Love"

    Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia Ph.D. was a professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Southern California. He was a graduate of Theodore Roosevelt High School (Los Angeles).

    Leo Buscaglia authored a number of New York Times bestselling inspirational books on love and human reticences on the subject, including The Fall of Freddie the Leaf, Bus 9 to Paradise, Living Loving and Learning, Love and My Father. In lectures he often protested, in outrage at the comparative absence of writings on the subject, "I got the copyright for love!!!"

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