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Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,
by Leo Buscaglia

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.
- Leo Buscaglia

Related topics: Love Inspirational Compassion

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

A single rose can be my garden...
a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia

Your talent is God's gift to you.
- Leo Buscaglia

 

Love is life.
And if you miss love, you miss life.
- 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.
- Leo Buscaglia

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things...
I play with leaves.
I skip down the street and run against the wind.
- Leo Buscaglia

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

Love always creates, it never destroys.
In this lie's man's only promise.
- Leo Buscaglia

We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces:
we become the powerful force ourselves.
- Leo Buscaglia

Don't brood.
Get on with living and loving.
You don't have forever.
- Leo Buscaglia

We all need each other.
- Leo Buscaglia

Only the weak are cruel.
Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.
- Leo Buscaglia

If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
- 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.
- Leo Buscaglia

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

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.
- Leo Buscaglia

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

Change is the end result of all true learning.
- Leo Buscaglia

Never idealize others.
They will never live up to your expectations.
- Leo Buscaglia

The fact that 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

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

I've always thought that people need to feel good about
themselves and I see my role as offering support to them,
to provide some light along the way.
- Leo Buscaglia

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

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

If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement,
we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.
- Leo Buscaglia

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

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

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

So long as you have courage and a sense of humor,
it is never too late to start life afresh.
- Freeman Dyson

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
- William Blake

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

It's never too late.
- Anonymous

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

You may be deceived if you trust too much,
but you will live in torment
if you don't trust enough.
- Frank Crane

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot


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