Love doesn't need to be discussed; it has its own voice and speaks for itself.
By the River Piedra I sat down and wept. There is a legend that everything that falls into the waters of this river -- leaves, insects, the feathers of birds -- is transformed into the rocks that make the riverbed. If only I could tear out my heart and hurl it into the current, then my pain and long
In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
MySpace is an addiction. Paulo Co
History will never change because of politics or conquests or theories or wars; that's mere repitition, it's been going on since the beginning of time. History will only change when we are able to use the energy of love, just as we use energy of the wind, the seas, the atom.
Once someone asked me, "What do you want to be your epitaph?" So I said, "Paulo Coelho died when he was alive.
Assuming that women don't like football and that men aren't intersted in home decorating and cooking.
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.
When we are unable to receive, we deny someone else the pleasure of giving.
To attain his dream, the warrior of light needs a strong will and an enormous capacity for acceptance.
That is why embittered people find heroes and madmen a perennial source of fascination, for they have no fear of life or death. Both heroes and madmen are indifferent to danger and will forge ahead regardless of what other people say.
if a book isn't self-explanatory, then it isn't worth reading.
Not knowing whether to wait or to forget is the worst kind of suffering.
Every blessing ignored becomes a curse. I don't want anything else in life. But you are forcing me to look at wealth and at horizons I have never known. Now that I have seen them, and now that I see how immense my possibilities are, I'm going to feel worse than I did before you arrived. Because I kn
Having the courage to take the steps we always wanted to take is the only way of showing that we trust in God.
We still did not answer the questions that are important to us
Sometimes, we are so attached to our way of life that we turn down wonderful opportunities simply because don't know what to do with it.
I don't care whether it was once sacred or not, I HATE WHAT I DO. It's destroying my soul, making me lose touch with myself, teaching me that pain is a reward, that money buys everything and justifies everything.
Few take up the burden of their own victory; most give up their dreams when these become impossible.
No matter how you are feeling, get up every morning and prepare to let your light shine forth.
Every person on the face of the earth has a gift. In some this reveals itself spontaneously, others have to work to find it.
When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It's very simple. Paulo Coelh
There is always a gap between intention and action..
Miracles occur all around us, signs from God show us the way, angels plead to be heard, but we pay little attention to them.
The light of love drives away the darkness of guilt.
When you travel you experience, in a very practical way, the act of rebirth. You confront completely new situations, the day passes more slowly, and on most journeys you don't even understand the language the people speak....You begin to be more accessible to others, because they may be able to help
We can never found the soul, just as we can never wound God, but we become imprisoned by our memories, and that makes our lives wretched, even when we have everything we need in order to be happy.
It is not a sin to be happy, it is not a virtue to be miserable.
Surrendering completely to love, be it human or divine, means giving up everything, including our own well-being or our ability to make decisions. It means loving in the deepest sense of the word. The truth is that we don't want to be saved in the way God has chosen; we want to keep absolute control
What makes life interesting are the challenges we face.