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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.

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

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Leo Buscaglia

Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.

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

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.

Leo Buscaglia

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

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

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