Most of my young years were spent under the boots of the military.
The only reason I don't throw myself into your arms, kiss you and make love with you now is that I lack the courage and am afraid of loving you.
Man needs to choose, not just accept, his destiny.
You have two types of writers: one like Proust who was locked in his room and wrote the masterpiece. And the other type was Hemingway who celebrated life and also wrote a masterpiece.
The universe is going to help the Warrior.
There is no sin but the lack of love.
Although I have been through all that I have, I do not regret the many hardships I met, because it was they who brought me to the place I wished to reach.
A Warrior is never in a hurry.
Fear exists until the moment when the unavoidable happens, after that we must waste none of our energy on it.
Only the possibility of carrying out a dream makes our life worth living.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Love was a feeling completely bound up with color, like thousands of rainbows superimposed one on top of the other.
Fashion may renew itself every six months but one thing remains the same: bouncers always wear black.
Usually the threat of death makes people a lot more aware of their lives.
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.
I realised that you don't have to jump through a series of complicated hoops to achieve a goal.
when fate is very generous with us, there is always a well into which all our dreams can tumble.
All things are manifestations of one thing only.
It's only those who are persistent and willing to study things deeply, who achieve the master work.
When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It's very simple. Paulo Coelh
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.
Today, writers want to impress other writers.
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
Anyone who loves needs to know both how to lose himself and how to find himself.
We are afraid of losing what we have.
Each human being was given two qualities: power and the gift. Power directs us towards our destiny; the gift obliges us to share with others what is best in us.
If you spend too much time trying to find out what is good or bad about someone else, you'll forget your own soul and end up exhausted and defeated by the energy you have wasted in judging others.
Never talking to strangers. Saying nasty things about the neighbors.
I need to write about love. I need to think and think and write about love-otherwise, my soul wonâ€™t survive.
He gives before he is asked.