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.
It is not difficult to rebuild a life. All we need is to be aware that we have the same strength we had before, and to use it in our favor.
You are free, but you have to choose. An open oven bakes no bread
Some books make us dream, others bring us face to face with reality, but what matters most to the author is the honesty with which a book is written.
Once someone asked me, "What do you want to be your epitaph?" So I said, "Paulo Coelho died when he was alive.
Only he who gives up is defeated. Everyone else is victorious.
Being afraid of having an endoscopy (if you're a man) and giving birth (if you're a woman).
The dangers is that every religion, including the Catholic one, says "I have the ultimate truth." Then you start to rely on the priest, the mullah, the rabbi, or whoever, to be responsible for your acts. In fact, you are the only one who is responsible.
They spent days, nights, weeks, and years talking, never accepting the fact that, good or bad, an idea only exists when someone tries to put it into practice.
I savour the idea of my new state: single and a millionaire.
If you want to achieve your objectives, you have to be prepared for a daily dose of pain or discomfort. At first, it's unpleasant and demotivating, but in time you come to realise that it's part of the process of feeling good, and the moment arrives when, if you don't feel pain, you have a sense tha
We are afraid of losing what we have.
In life's most significant moments we are always alone.
That 'simple desire' to share something meant that we could enter the world of language without words, where everything is always clear and there is no danger of being misinterpreted.
When mouths close, itâ€™s because thereâ€™s something important to be said.
All battles have some use, including those in which we were defeated.
The soul of the world is nourished by people's Happiness.
close some doors today. not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere
Courage is fear that prays.
The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
I donâ€™t believe in God as you imagine Him to be, but I believe in many things that you could never even dream of.
Life is made of our attitudes. And there are certain things that the gods oblige us to live through. Their reason for this does not matter, and there is no action we can take to make them pass us by.
They say that extroverts are unhappier than introverts and have to compensate for this by constantly proving to themselves how happy and contented and at ease with life they are.
Profound desire, true desire is the desire to be close to someone.
I kissed him hard. The few people in the bar must have been thinking that all they were seeing was just a kiss. They didn't know that this kiss stood for my whole life - and his life, as well. The life of anyone who has waited, dreamed, and searched for their true path. The moment of that kiss conta
The great wisdom of life is that we can be masters of the things that try to enslave us.
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.
â€Ž"The warrior who trusts his path doesn't need to prove the other is wrong.
We lose many things simply out of our fear of losing them.
A Warrior of the Light shares with others what he knows of the path.