Quotes by Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Close cycles. Not because of pride or arrogance, but because that no longer fits your life

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

she wanted to dance with someone who would embrace her in the way she dreamed of since adolescence.

Paulo Coelho
For a writer you have to be interested in different cultures, different backgrounds. You are not there to write only about your village. You're there to show a bit of your village, but also to understand other villages.
Paulo Coelho

Joy is sometimes a blessing, but it is often a conquest. Our magic moment help us to change and sends us off in search of our dreams. Yes, we are going to suffer, we will have difficult times, and we will experience many disappointments — but all of this is transitory it leaves no permanent mark. And one day we will look back with pride and faith at the journey we have taken.

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Sometimes the Warrior feels as if he were living two lives at once.
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He seemed to be talking about my fears, my insecurity, and my unwillingness to see what was wonderful because tomorrow it might disappear and I might suffer. The gods throw the dice, and they don't ask whether we want to be in the game or not.

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God has a plan for you, you are here in this world because God has a plan for you. And the problem is that people start listening to other people and they forget to listen to their heart and to see what is the plan that God has for you.
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Being afraid of having an endoscopy (if you're a man) and giving birth (if you're a woman).

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You could cry, get worried or angry like any other normal human being, as long as you remembered that, up above, your spirit was laughing out loud at all those thorny situations.