Most human beings still cannot trust love.
You had to take risks, follow some paths and abandon others.
Life is too short to be wasted in finding answers. Enjoy the questions.
A flower is not better when it blooms than when it is merely a bud; at each stage it is the same thing â€” a flower in the process of expressing its potential.
Like the children we will never ever cease to be.
Life will undertake to separate us, and we must each set off in search of our own path, our own destiny or our own way of facing death.
Never save the best for later. You don't know what tomorrow holds.
God is here, right now, at our side. We can see him in this mist, in the ground we're walking on, even in my shoes. His angels keep watch while we sleep and help us in our work. In order to find God, you have only to look around.
Other people think exactly the opposite: they surrender themselves without a second thought, hoping to find in passion the solutions to all their problems. They make the other person responsible for their happiness and blame them for their possible unhappiness. They are either euphoric because somet
When you know that language, it's easy to believe that someone in the world awaits you, whether it's in the middle of the desert or in some great city... without such love, one's dreams would have no meaning.
You were my hope during my days of loneliness, my anxiety during moments of doubt, my certainty during moments of faith.
The great problem with poisoning by Bitterness was that the passions â€” hatred, love, despair, enthusiasm, curiosity â€” also ceased to manifest themselves. After a while, the embittered person felt no desire at all. They lacked the will either to live or to die, that was the problem.
It isn't the desire to abide by the law that makes everyone behave as society requires, but the fear of punishment. Each one of us carries a gallows inside us.
Certainly. But take this into consideration: of every ten problems we have, nine are created by our own selves - through guilt, self-punishment, self-pity. However, from time to time a great obstacle appears in our path, which was put there by God, and which is there for a reason. The reason is: to
Physical elegance, which is what I am talking about here, comes from the body. This is no superficial matter, but rather the way that man found to honour the way he places his two feet on the ground.
If I believe I will win, then victory will believe in me.
Why do so many people chose to spend their whole life destroying paths they didn't even want to follow, instead of following the one path that would lead them somewhere.
I think that we are starting to get much more conscious about, you know, the importance of the spiritual path, and we are fulfilling it by paying attention to ourselves.
A warrior accepts defeat. He does not treat it as a matter of indifference, nor does he attempt to transform it into a victory. The pain of defeat is bitter to him; he suffers at indifference and becomes desperate with loneliness. After all this has passed, he licks his wounds and begins everything
Man struggles to survive, not to succumb
...in all the woods and forests, God did not create a single leaf the same as any other... People go against nature because they lack the courage to be different.
The Lord only demands of us what is within our capabilities.
music isn't just something that comforts or distracts us, it goes beyond that - it's an ideology. you can judge people by the kind of music they listen to.
The world is divided into those who understand me and those who donâ€™t. In the case of the latter, I simply leave them to torment themselves trying to gain my sympathy.
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.
Do not try to explain feelings. Live everything intensely and treasure what you feel as a gift from God.
Once someone asked me, "What do you want to be your epitaph?" So I said, "Paulo Coelho died when he was alive.
All we have to do is understand that we're all here for a reason and to commit ourselves to that. Then we can laugh at our sufferings, large and small and walk fearlessly, aware that each step has meaning
Anything that makes us forget who we are and what we want; that way we can work in order to produce, reproduce, and earn money.
But how to explain suffering because of a man? It's not explainable. With that kind of suffering, a person feels as if they're in hell, because there is no nobility, no greatness - only misery.