Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho Quotes

Paulo Coelho de Souza, a Brazilian lyricist and novelist, has been a distinguished member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters since 2002. His renowned work, “The Alchemist,” achieved global acclaim as an international best-seller, and he has continued his literary journey by publishing an additional 30 books. Wikipedia

“Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“And if I’m alone in bed, I will go to the window, look up at the sky, and feel certain that loneliness is a lie, because the Universe is there to keep me company.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t give to anyone the power to put you down. Haters are losers pretending to be winners.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Never hate jealous people. They are jealous because they think you are better than them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Although anxiety is part of life, never let it control you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Sometimes it’s what you don’t say that counts.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The moment we begin to seek love, love begins to seek us. And to save us.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“We warriors of light must be prepared to have patience in difficult times and to know that the Universe is conspiring in our favor, even though we may not understand how.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it’s because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. It’s your mission on earth.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Your decision to walk creates the path ahead.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Even if it is only for a matter of moments, because those moments bring with them a Love so intense that it justifies the rest of our days.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I’ve learned that waiting is the most difficult bit, and I want to get used to the feeling, knowing that you’re with me, even when you’re not by my side.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Treat every challenge as a lesson, every mistake you make as a blessing and move on.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Love is joy. Don’t convince yourself that suffering is a part of it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Everything which is done in the present, affects the future by consequence, and the past by redemption.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Sometimes there’s just no way to hold back the river.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“There is no time to leave important words unsaid.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The adrenaline and stress of an adventure are better than a thousand peaceful days.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t let yourself be weighed down by what other people think, because in a few years, in a few decades, or in a few centuries, that way of thinking will have changed. Live now what others will only live in the future.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t expect to get anything back, don’t expect recognition for your efforts, don’t expect your genius to be discovered or your love to be understood. Act because you need to act.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Solitude is not the absence of company, but the moment when our soul is free to speak to us and help us decide what to do with our life.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You can achieve anything if you believe in yourself. But the opposite is also true; without strong self-belief you will not go far.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Face your path with courage, don’t be scared of people’s criticism. And, above all, don’t let yourself get paralyzed by your own criticism.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you don’t care about what people think, you already passed the first step of success.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Miracles only happen if you believe in miracles.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Yesterday’s pain is the Warrior of the Light’s strength.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The axe always forgets. The tree always remembers.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You can only learn when you teach.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You can’t change the wind. But you can adjust the sails to reach your destination.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“God judges a tree by its fruits and not by its roots.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When you drink water, don’t forget the fountain.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If everybody loves you, something is wrong. Find at least one enemy to keep you alert.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Success is falling down 7 times but getting up 8!” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Visit your soul; don’t visit your past.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Stop thinking about life and choose to live it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Never give up. When your heart becomes tired, just walk with your legs – but move on.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“An enthusiastic heart finds opportunities everywhere.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Empty your mind, stop thinking about anything, simply be.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Writing is one of the most solitary activities in the world.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Borges said there are only four stories to tell: a love story between two people, a love story between three people, the struggle for power and the voyage. All of us writers rewrite these same stories ad infinitum.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose – and commit myself to – what is best for me.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Fight for your dreams, and your dreams will fight for you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The magic moment is the moment when a ‘yes’ or a ‘no’ can change our whole existence.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I’m not a body with a soul, I’m a soul that has a visible part called the body.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The soul of the world is nourished by people’s Happiness.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Fear of failure leads to failure.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Hold the hand of the child within you. For this child, nothing is impossible.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Remember your dreams and fight for them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Happiness is the only goal worth pursuing.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you think small, your world will be small. If you think big, your world will be big.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You have two choices, to control your mind or to let your mind control you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I can control my destiny, but not my fate. Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street. I believe we all have the choice as to whether we fulfil our destiny, but our fate is sealed.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It’s true; life really is generous to those who pursue their destiny.” ~ 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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Love is an unconditional commitment to an imperfect person. To love somebody isn’t just a strong feeling. It is a decision, a judgment, and a promise.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Listen to your heart. It knows everything.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The only thing tragedy gives us is the opportunity to rebuild our life.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you live your life fully, you will die only once. But if you are scared, fear will kill you day after day.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Dreaming is very pleasant as long as you are not forced to put your dreams into practice.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Every search begins with beginner’s luck. And every search ends with the victor’s being severely tested.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“At a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That’s the world’s greatest lie.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Death frees from the fear of dying.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Sometimes it’s better to leave things as they are, he thought to himself, and decided to say nothing.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“All you have to do is to pay attention; lessons always arrive when you are ready, and if you can read the signs, you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“What interests me in life is curiosity, challenges, the good fight with its victories and defeats.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Today don’t beg, don’t ask, just thank God in silence for all the blessings in your life.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World and it will one day return there.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Happiness is something that multiplies when it is divided.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Fortunate are those who take the first steps.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Everyone on earth has a treasure that awaits him.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The darkest hour was just before dawn.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Say “NO” without guilt. Say “YES” without fear.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I understand that everything is connected, that all roads meet, and that all rivers flow into the same sea.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“In the cycle of nature there is no such thing as victory or defeat; there is only movement.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Tough times test your valor, persistence and ability to make decisions. They force you to fight for your dreams.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Your eyes show the strength of your soul.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When you have an intense contact of love with nature or another human being, like a spark, then you understand that there is no time and that everything is eternal.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When you dance you can enjoy the luxury of being you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Tears are words that need to be written.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“How people treat other people is a direct reflection of how they feel about themselves.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“To me, a witch is a woman that is capable of letting her intuition take hold of her actions, that communes with her environment, that isn’t afraid of facing challenges.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“A fall from the third floor hurts as much as a fall from the hundredth. If I have to fall, may it be from a high place.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Everyone has their own way of learning.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“No one ever loses anyone. We are all one soul that needs to continue growing and developing in order for the world to carry on and for us all to meet once again.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If there is any possible consolation in the tragedy of losing someone we love very much, it’s the necessary hope that perhaps it was for the best.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Miracles occur all around us, signs from God show us the way, angels plead to be heard, but we pay little attention to them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You deserve all the good things that happen to you. Don’t feel guilty and accept the blessings.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“In my world, everything is possible and everything is relative.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It has been said that there is no such thing as coincidence in this world.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Enjoy your magic moment today. As it will not be here tomorrow.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The boat is safer anchored at the port; but that’s not the aim of boats.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Collective madness is called sanity…” ~ Paulo Coelho

“People are afraid to pursue their most important dreams, because they feel that they don’t deserve them, or that they’ll be unable to achieve them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You don’t need to explain your dreams. They belong to you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Remember the saying, What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger? It’s true!” ~ Paulo Coelho

“To love is to lose control.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It’s all a question of how I view my life.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule. Never lie to yourself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you want to control someone, all you have to do is to make them feel afraid.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you have a past with which you feel dissatisfied, then forget it, now. Imagine a new story for your life and believe in it. Focus only on the moments when you achieved what you desired, and that strength will help you to get what you want.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Open your heart and listen to what it is telling you. Follow your dreams, because only a man who is unashamed of himself can manifest the glory of God.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The only job you have in life is to recognize and honor your personal legend.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The devil is in the detail.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Closing cycles. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because that no longer fits your life. Shut the door, change the record, clean the house, shake off the dust. Stop being who you were, and change into who you are.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The world lies in the hands of those that have the courage to dream and who take the risk of living out their dreams – each according to his or her own talent.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body. Many times in our lives we see our dreams shattered and our desires frustrated, but we have to continue dreaming. If we don’t, our soul dies, and agape cannot reach it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning. Dream is also just a word until you decide to fight for it with all your enthusiasm and commitment.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Give yourself freedom to try out new things Don’t be so set in your ways that you can’t grow.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Never stop dreaming.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Many times the wrong train took me to the right place.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“We lose many things simply out of our fear of losing them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

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

“One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Be crazy! But learn how to be crazy without being the center of attention. Be brave enough to live different.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I cannot lose the one thing that keeps me alive : hope -.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Sometimes you have to travel a long way to find what is near.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Love simply is.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Being human means having doubts and yet still continuing on your path.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Saying ‘No’ does not always show a lack of generosity and that saying ‘Yes’ is not always a virtue.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Follow your dreams, transform your life.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Only children believe they’re capable of everything.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“How much I missed, simply because I was afraid of missing it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Scars speak more loudly than the sword that caused them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you have a work instead of a job, every day is holiday.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“There are some things in life that are worth fighting for to the end.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Even if loving meant leaving, or solitude, or sorrow, love was worth every penny of its price.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Only two things can reveal life’s great secrets: suffering and love.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairy tale and the other in the abyss.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Live fully, love deeply, let go with no bitterness.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I start to think that I’m losing the love I have without having yet won the love I hope to win.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When you repeat a mistake, it is not a mistake anymore: it is a decision.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Knowledge without transformation is not wisdom.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Love is only a word, until we decide to let it possess us with all its force. Love is only a word, until someone arrives to give it meaning. Don’t give up. Remember, it’s always the last key on the key ring that opens the door.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Only cowards hide behind silence.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Do something instead of killing time. Because time is killing you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you love someone, you must be prepared to set them free.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Never abandon your dreams. Follow the signs.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“With the rain, falls the wisdom of heaven.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You are the light of the world. Shine, and darkness will disappear.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Never save the best for later. You don’t know what tomorrow holds.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“What was broken will never be the same again.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The universe conspires to help the dreamer.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Talent is a universal gift, but it takes a lot of courage to use it. Don’t be afraid to be the best.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world, and never to forget the drops of oil on the spoon.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“A life without a cause is a life without effect.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Every moment in life is an act of faith.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“What hurts us is what heals us.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Courage is the quality most essential to understanding the language of the world.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It’s only those who are persistent and willing to study things deeply, who achieve the master work.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“People want to change everything and, at the same time, want it all to remain the same.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“For the Warrior of Light there is no such thing as an impossible love. He is not intimidated by silence, indifference or rejection. He knows that, behind the mask of ice that people wear, there beats a heart of fire. Without love, he is nothing.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you don’t fear, the Unknown will be KIND to you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The alchemists spent years in their laboratories, observing the fire that purified the metals. They spent so much time close to the fire that gradually they gave up the vanities of the world. They discovered that the purification of the metals had led to a purification of themselves.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Life is a long pilgrimage from fear to love.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Go further than you planned. Ask for the moon: you will be surprised how often you get it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Love is a disease no one wants to get rid of. Those who catch it never try to get better, and those who suffer do not wish to be cured.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I will never be yours, and you will never be mine; nevertheless, I can honestly say: I love you, I love you, I love you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Haters are confused admirers who can’t understand why everybody else likes you” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Eat when it’s time to eat. And move along when it’s time to move along.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If one day I could get out of here, I would allow myself to be crazy. Everyone is indeed crazy, but the craziest are the ones who don’t know they’re crazy; they just keep repeating what others tell them to.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Simplicity is the heart of everything. If you look to the desert, apparently the desert is very simple but it’s full of life, it’s full of hidden places and the beauty is that it looks simple but it’s complex in the way that it expresses the soul of the world or God.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Enjoy the questions because they open many doors. Forget the answers because they always change.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The great victory, which appears so simple today, was the result of a series of small victories that went unnoticed.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It’s always easy to blame others. You can spend your entire life blaming the world, but your successes or failures are entirely your own.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Loneliness, when accepted, becomes a gift that will lead us to find a purpose in life.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The Warrior of the light knows that when somebody wants something, the whole Universe conspires in their favor.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Be like the fountain that overflows, not like the cistern that merely contains.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Imagine a new story for your life and start living it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Use fear as an engine, not as a brake.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“What really matters in a pencil is not its wooden exterior, but the graphite inside. So always pay attention to what is happening inside you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I am surprised how difficult for people is to say “I love you”. They only say the three magic words when they are sure they will hear “I love you too” back. C’mon! Spread the energy of love without expecting anything! Cowards are incapable of expressing love; it is the prerogative of the brave.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“We never lose our loved ones. The accompany us; they don’t disappear from our lives. We are merely in different rooms.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of. It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Tell your story: yes, tell your story! Give your example. Tell everyone that it’s possible, and other people will then have the courage to face their own mountains.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy Skies…” ~ Paulo Coelho

“A Warrior is always vigilant.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“To change the world, we need to combine Ancient wisdom with new technologies.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“With every farewell comes a hidden hope.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You can’t avoid pain, but you can choose to overcome it.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The beauty of truth: whether it is bad or good, it is liberating.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When there is no turning back, then we should concern ourselves only with the best way of going forward.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Because true love never keeps a man from pursuing his destiny.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Dreams are the language of God.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Hurry up: your dreams are waiting for you, but they will not wait forever.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I opened the window and my heart. The sun flooded my house and Love flooded my soul.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t be intimidated by other people’s opinions. Only mediocrity is sure of itself, so take risks and do what you really want to do.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Vanity of vanities, all is vanity, and there is nothing new under the sun, as Solomon said more than three thousand years ago.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“There is always a gap between intention and action…” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t fear the light within. May it ignite the Sacred Flame in your soul.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Everything in life has its price.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you are never alone, you cannot know yourself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“In order to arrive you must follow the signs. God inscribed on the world the path that each man must follow. It is just a matter of reading the inscription He wrote for you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Writing means sharing. It’s part of the human condition to want to share things – thoughts, ideas, opinions.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Life sometimes separates people so that they can realize how much they mean to each other.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“There is only one way to learn. It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Straight roads do not make skillful drivers.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Telling the truth and making someone cry is better than telling a lie and making someone smile.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“What makes people weak? Their need for validation and recognition, their need to feel important. Don’t get caught in this trap.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Choose the mountain you want to climb: don’t pay attention to what other people say, such as “that one’s more beautiful” or “this one’s easier”. You’ll be spending lots of energy and enthusiasm to reach your objective, so you’re the only one responsible and you should be sure of what you’re doing.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When I had all the answers, the questions changed.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Before I die, I want to fight for life.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Love is not to be found in someone else, but in ourselves; we simply awaken it. But in order to do that, we need the other person. The universe only makes sense when we have someone to share our feelings with.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“With love, there are no rules. The heart decides and what it decides is all that really matters.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are not.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I don’t regret my painful times, i bare my scars as if they were medals. I know that freedom has a high price, as high as that of slavery; the only difference is that you pay with pleasure and a smile, even when that that smile dimmed by tears.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Dreamers can’t be tamed.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Beware of making a woman cry. God is counting her tears.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Discipline and freedom are not mutually exclusive but mutually dependent because otherwise, you’d sink into chaos.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It’s what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I want to continue being crazy; living my life the way I dream it, and not the way the other people want it to be.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When in doubt, just take the next small step.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Sadness does not last forever when we walk in the direction of that which we always desired.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The universe only makes sense when we have someone to share our feelings with.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“But if you believe yourself worthy of the thing you fought so hard to get, then you become an instrument of God, you help the Soul of the World, and you understand why you are here.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“God always offers us a second chance in life.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“May love fill your heart, compassion guide your mind, faith rule your soul.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The power of storytelling is exactly this: to bridge the gaps where everything else has crumbled.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The best way to live a miserable life is to pay attention to what other people are saying about you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Trust and start walking. We are not alone in the dark, our path will unfold as we move.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Postpone joy, it will diminish. Postpone a problem, it will grow.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Every Warrior of the Light has, at least once, believed he was not a Warrior of the Light.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Nothing in this world happens by chance.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“A great pleasure in life is to do what they say you can’t.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Outer beauty is inner beauty made visible, and it manifests itself in the light that flows in our eyes.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The danger of an adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You are not defeated when you lose. You are defeated when you quit.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Be realistic: always wish the impossible.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Love is looking at the same mountains from different angles.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“In dire times you can lose joy, but you can’t lose hope. Hope is your guide.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You are someone who is different, but who wants to be the same as everyone else. And that in my view is a serious illness. God chose you to be different. Why are you disappointing God with this kind of attitude?” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I closed my eyes and let the music flow through me, cleansing my soul of all fear and sin and reminding me that I am always better than I think and stronger than I believe.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t ask permission. If it does not work, you can apologize later.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Life is like a garden, you reap what you sow.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Seize every opportunity that life offers you because, when opportunities go, they take a long time to come back.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Impossible is just an opinion.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“People need not fear the unknown if they are capable of achieving what they need and want.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Books are not about messages. I write to understand my soul.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Change. But start slowly, because direction is more important than speed.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The act of discovering who we are will force us to accept that we can go further than we think.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I free myself from hatred through forgiveness and love.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you only walk on sunny days you’ll never reach your destination.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I am living here and now. The blessing of my life is that I am totally concentrating on the present moment. And I want to be because there is nothing but the present moment.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“We always know which is the best road to follow, but we follow only the road that we have become accustomed to.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Life is too short to be wasted in finding answers. Enjoy the questions.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“To enjoy the rainbow, first enjoy the rain.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“And a mistake repeated more than once is a decision.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You can choose between being a victim of destiny or an adventurer who is fighting for something important.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you conquer yourself, then you conquer the world.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I must have no fear of failure. It was my fear of failure that first kept me from attempting the Master Work.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Suffering comes from desire, not from pain.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The strongest love is the love that can demonstrate its fragility.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you believe in victory, then victory will believe in you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You could tell your soul mate by the light in their eyes, and since the time began, that has been how people have recognized their true love.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Stay mad, but behave like normal people. Run the risk of being different, but learn to do so without attracting attention.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Dreams nourish the soul just as food nourishes the body. The pleasure of the search and of adventure feeds our dreams.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“A Warrior of the Light cannot always choose his battlefield.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory, but when you succeed, you start to realize that you’re capable of far more than you imagined.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“My heart might be bruised, but it will recover and become capable of seeing beauty of life once more. It’s happened before, it will happen again, I’m sure. When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive – I’ll find love again.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The brave are always stubborn.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Intelligent people discuss ideas. Fools discuss how people should behave.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t explain. Your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“On your journey to your dream, be ready to face oasis and deserts. In both cases, don’t stop.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“I saw that everything really was written there before me, and that the doors had only been closed before because I hadn’t realized that I was the one person in the world with the authority to open them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“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.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“A warrior of light knows that in the silence of his heart he will hear an order that will guide him.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Ever since your goal found out that you were traveling toward it, it has been running to meet you.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If I must be faithful to someone or something, I have, first of all, have to be faithful to myself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t live every day as if it were your last. Live every day as if it were your first.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Don’t give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring which opens the door.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Never apologize for being yourself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Hatred is public demonstration of inferiority complex.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“If it’s still in your mind, it is still in your heart.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“All religions lead to the same God, and all deserve the same respect.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The ship is safest when it is in port, but that’s not what ships were built for.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“Always remember the proverb: “This too shall pass.” Your negative feelings won’t last forever, there’s a light at the end of every tunnel. It might not happen today or tomorrow, but you’ll feel better eventually.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“When you say ‘yes’ to others, make sure you are not saying ‘no’ to yourself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“The eyes are the mirror of the soul and reflect everything that seems to be hidden; and like a mirror, they also reflect the person looking into them.” ~ Paulo Coelho

“You are what you believe yourself to be.” ~ Paulo Coelho

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