The pain barrier was not a barrier for her; she could go beyond it.

-Paulo Coelho
Paulo Coelho

We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love. Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. I've fallen in love many times... always with you. What I need to live has been given to me by the earth. Why I need to live has been given to me by you. Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.

Paulo Coelho
Never save the best for later. You don't know what tomorrow holds.
Paulo Coelho

We are always trying to convert people to a belief in our own explanation of the universe. We think that the more people there are who believe as we do, the more certain it will be that what we believe is the truth. But it doesn't work that way at all.

Paulo Coelho
I’m afraid of love, because it involves things that are beyond our understanding; it sheds such a brilliant light, but the shadow it casts frightens me.
Paulo Coelho

We assume, falsely, that how we feel now is how we will feel in the future

Paulo Coelho
Love is a complicated path, and that path can lead us up to heaven or hurl us down into hell.
Paulo Coelho

If you only walk on sunny days you'll never reach your destination.

Paulo Coelho
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Paulo Coelho

When trying to seduce a woman, a writer says: 'I'm a writer', and scribbles a poem on a napkin. It always works.

Paulo Coelho
The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.