Leo Buscaglia





Leo Buscaglia

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born
March 31, 1924

died
June 11, 1998

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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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Living Loving and Learning
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 2,581 ratings — published 1982 — 24 editions
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Love
4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 1,788 ratings — published 1972 — 23 editions
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The Fall of Freddie the Lea...
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 792 ratings — published 1982 — 12 editions
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Loving Each Other
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 640 ratings — published 1984 — 14 editions
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Personhood: The Art of Bein...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 342 ratings — published 1957 — 10 editions
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Bus 9 to Paradise
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Born For Love: Reflections ...
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 1987 — 9 editions
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Way of the Bull
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 219 ratings — published 1957 — 12 editions
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Papa, My Father: A Celebrat...
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 176 ratings — published 1989 — 7 editions
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Seven Stories of Christmas ...
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More books by Leo Buscaglia…
“Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.”
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

“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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