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If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement,
by Leo Buscaglia

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We all need each other.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves.
- Trieu Thi Trinh

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

We can change our lives.
We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
- Tony Robbins

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

A dream is a wish your heart makes.
- The Supremes

Life is to be taken lightly
by those who wish to be happy
and by those who wish to age gracefully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do not wish to be anything but what you are,
and try to be that perfectly.
- St. Francis De Sales

Be as you wish to seem.
- Socrates

Freedom is the right to live as we wish.
- Epictetus

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
- Anonymous

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I do not wish to treat friendships daintily,
but with roughest courage.
When they are real, they are
not glass threads or frost-work,
but the solidest thing we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I wish you a magical white rabbit kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wish you a rainbows and butterflies kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wish you a tea and jammies kind of day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth,
so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind.
To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.
To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over
the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
- Henry David Thoreau


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