Best quotes by the Brazilian Novelist Paulo Coelho

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

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

Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people.
  • qualities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.
  • page

Never give up. When your heart becomes tired, just walk with your legs - but move on.
  • motivational

When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
  • achieve

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.
  • hope

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
  • brave

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

And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
  • inspirational

What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
  • inspirational

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.
  • humble

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.
  • love-of-learning

Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
  • life

Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.
  • confidence

Don't give in to your fears. If you do, you won't be able to talk to your heart.
  • fear

Life is always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.
  • life

Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life.
  • alchemist

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.
  • fear

If you're a nobody, if your work has no impact, then it deserves to be praised. If, however, you climb out of that state of mediocrity and are a success, then your defying 'the law' and deserve to be punished.
  • inspirational

Whenever he saw the sea, or a fire, he fell silent, impressed by their elemental force.
  • page

Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn't have the courage to say yes to life?
  • eleven

If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. If he has to make a choice, may he make it now. Then I will either wait for him or forget him.
  • forgetting

Up until then, whenever anyone had mentioned the possibility of making a film adaptation, my answer had always been, ‘No, I’m not interested.’ I believe that each reader creates his own film inside his head, gives faces to the characters, constructs every scene, hears the voices, smells the smells. And that is why, whenever a reader goes to see a film based on a novel that he likes, he leaves feeling disappointed, saying: ‘the book is so much better than the film.
  • creating

You have two choices: to control your mind or to let your mind control you.
  • control

The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.
  • acting

Our body remains alive, yet sooner or later our soul will receive a mortal blow. The perfect crime--for we don't know who murdered our joy, what their motives were, or where the guilty parties are to be found.

Mencintai adalah melebur dengan orang yang kita cintai dan menemukan percikan Tuhan di dalam dirinya.
  • paulo-coelho

This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there's no need at all to understand what's happening, because everything happens within you.
  • love

We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it's our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand.
  • inspirational

All love stories are the same.
  • love

Profound desire, true desire is the desire to be close to someone.
  • desire

You must be the person you have never had the courage to be. Gradually, you will discover that you are that person, but until you can see this clearly, you must pretend and invent.
  • fake

Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
  • twice

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

Listen to your heart, it knows everything.
  • heart

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