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"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

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The hardest battle you're ever going to fight is the battle to be just you.

If one wishes to know love, one must live love, in action. Thoughts, readings and discourse on love are of value only as they present questions to be acted upon.

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

Too often we under estimate 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.

A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.

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.

Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of which we are capable. The purpose of life is to matter—to count, to stand for something, to have it make so difference that we lived at all.

Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t overanalyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can one be nurtured by genuineness.

A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved.

See people as good and beautiful, even when they seem to be trying hard not to appear so.

We all need each other.

I will love you no matter what. I will love you if you are stupid, if you slip and fall on your face, if you do the wrong thing, if you make mistakes, if you behave like a human being--I will love you no matter.

Any action that inhibits is not love. Love is only love when it liberates.

Life is our greatest possession and love its greatest affirmation.

Compassion is an act of tolerance where kindness and forgiveness reign. When we make the compassionate choice, we enhance the dignity of each individual, which is the very essence of loving them.

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