Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly

— Paulo Coelho

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Don't forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy Skies.

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There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.

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The Warrior knows about the "waterfall effect".

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Paulo Coelho quote Don't give up. Normally it is the last k

Don't give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring that opens the door.

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There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

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I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.

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One day you'll wake up and there won't be any more time to do the things you've always wanted

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Paulo Coelho quote It's very difficult to accept that you k

It's very difficult to accept that you know what to do and don't do it.

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What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace.

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Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people.

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The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.

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Paulo Coelho quote I thank all those who laughed at my drea

I thank all those who laughed at my dreams; you taught me to grow respecting other people's struggles

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Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.

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Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy

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Hide your craziness behind a beautiful smile. That's all you need.

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Paulo Coelho quote And no heart has ever suffered when it g

And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.

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About Paulo Coelho

Quotes 2041 sayings
Nationality Brazilian
Profession Novelist
Birthday August 24, 1947

One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.

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If you only walk on sunny days you'll never reach your destination.

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Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.

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Paulo Coelho quote Listen to your heart, it knows everythin

Listen to your heart, it knows everything.

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It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.

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A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat.

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In our obsessive wish to arrive, we often forget the most important thing, which is the journey.

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Paulo Coelho quote Don't waste your time with explanations

Don't waste your time with explanations people only hear what they want to hear.

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Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

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We are travelers on a cosmic journey,stardust,swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share.This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.

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On your journey to your dream, be ready to face oasis and deserts. In both cases, don't stop

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Our life is a constant journey, from birth to death.

The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station.

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Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

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If you don't care about what people think, you already passed the first step of success.

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Be proud of your scars. They remind you that you have the will to live.

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What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.

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Useful men, who do useful things, don't mind being treated as useless.

But the useless always judge themselves as being important and hide all their incompetence behind authority.

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The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.

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When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.

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But how will I know who my Soulmate is?” Brida felt that this was one of the most important questions she had ever asked in her life. By taking risks’ she said to Brida. ‘ By risking failure, disappointment, disillusion, but never ceasing in you search for Love. As long as you keep looking, you will triumph in the end.

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The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.

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When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.

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I have inside me the winds, the deserts, the oceans, the stars, and everything created in the universe. We were all made by the same hand, and we have the same soul.

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Each morning brings a hidden blessing;

a blessing which is unique to that day, and which cannot be kept or re-used. If we do not use this miracle today, it will be lost.

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Remember the saying, What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger? It's true!

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A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.

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Many times the wrong train took me to the right place.

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Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.

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If everybody loves you, something is wrong. Find at least one enemy to keep you alert.

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When you find your path, you must not be afraid.

You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.

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Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.

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Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me.

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When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.

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Anyone who is in love is making love the whole time, even when they're not.

When two bodies meet, it is just the cup overflowing. They can stay together for hours, even days. They begin the dance one day and finish it the next, or - such is the pleasure they experience - they may never finish it. No eleven minutes for them.

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Most people see the world as a threatening place, and, because they do, the world turns out, indeed, to be a threatening place.

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We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.

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If only everyone could know and live with their inner craziness.

Would the world be a worse place for it? No, people would be fairer and happier.

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If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

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close some doors today. not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere

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