Quotation Explorer - 'Paulo Coelho'

What are you good at?" asked the owner."Going after what I believe in." That was the only possible reply; she had spent her life in pursuit of what she believed in. The only problem was that she believed in something different everyday. - Paulo Coelho
You could have died later on, you could have died after peace had been declared. But, in any case, you were going to die. - Paulo Coelho
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. - Paulo Coelho
I don't regret my painful times, i bare my scars as if they were medals. I know that freedom has a high price, as high as that of slavery; the only difference is that you pay with pleasure and a smile, even when that that smile dimmed by tears - Paulo Coelho
People need not fear the unknown if they have a capable of achieving what they need and what - Paulo Coelho
La felicidad es una bendición, pero generalmente es también una conquista. - Paulo Coelho
Simply having the courage to say senseless things made me euphoric. I was free, with no need to seek or to give explanations for what I was doing. This freedom lifted me to the heavens - where greater love, one that forgives everything and never allows you to feel abandoned, once again enveloped me. - Paulo Coelho
Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily - Paulo Coelho
Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused. - Paulo Coelho
Don’t close your eyes to the Universe and then complain: ‘It’s dark. - Paulo Coelho
Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions. - Paulo Coelho
I think that when we look for love courageously, it reveals itself, and we wind up attracting even more love. If one person really wants us, everyone does. But if we’re alone, we become even more alone. Life is strange. - Paulo Coelho
Love is not a habit, a commitment, or a debt. It isn't what romantic songs tell us it is - love simply is. - Paulo Coelho
But human beings are like that, she thought. We've replaced nearly all our emotions with fear. - Paulo Coelho
No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open people's eyes, to reveal the marvels around. - Paulo Coelho
I don't regret the painful times; I bare my scars as if they were medals. - Paulo Coelho
It wasn't necessary to know your own demons in order to find God. - Paulo Coelho
Beauty remains,pain ends up passing - Paulo Coelho
Men dream more about coming home than about leaving. - Paulo Coelho
Cuando realmente deseas una cosa, todo el universo conspira para ayudarte a conseguirla. - Paulo Coelho
of all the weapons of destruction that man could invent, the most terrible-and the most powerful-was the word. Daggers and spears left traces of blood; arrows could be seen at a distance. Poisons were detected in the end and avoided. But the word managed to destroy without leaving clues. - Paulo Coelho
Ever since time began, people have recognized their true Love by the light in their eyes. - Paulo Coelho
Every search begins with beginner’s luck. And every search ends with the victor’s being severely tested. - Paulo Coelho
The world has a soul and whoever understands that soul can also understand the language of many things. - Paulo Coelho
Work is a blessing when it helps us to think about what we are doing; but it becomes a curse when its sole use is to stop us thinking about the meaning of life. - Paulo Coelho
At life's most significant moments, we are always alone - Paulo Coelho
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path. - Paulo Coelho
And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear. - Paulo Coelho
Hide your craziness behind a beautiful smile. That's all you need. - Paulo Coelho
Try to be "good", you'll be judged. Try to be yourself, you'll be criticized. Therefore, choose the second option. Evil uses the "nice good people" as puppets. It appears dressed as a poor guy, telling them that he needs help...When these people realize they have been used, it is already too late. - Paulo Coelho
If you want to control someone, all you have to do is to make them feel afraid. - Paulo Coelho
I am surprised how difficult for people is to say "I love you". They only say the three magic words when they are sure they will hear "I love you too" back. C'mon! Spread the energy of love without expecting anything! Cowards are incapable of expressing love; it is the prerogative of the brave - Paulo Coelho
you don't need to go that far in the future, you just have to go 2000 years ago, - Paulo Coelho
The book is a film that takes place in the mind of the reader. That's why we go to movies and say, "Oh, the book is better. - Paulo Coelho
Everything depends on One Word : "Maktub" ! - Paulo Coelho
We make a lot of detours, but we're always heading for the same destination - Paulo Coelho
Those who try to kill the body violate God's law. Those who try to kill the soul also violate God's law, even though their crime is less visible to others."By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept - Paulo Coelho
Suffering occurs when we want other people to love us in the way we imagine we want to be loved, and not in the way that love should manifest itself--free and untrammeled, guiding us with its force and driving us on. - Paulo Coelho
Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them. - Paulo Coelho
To realize one's destiny is a person's only real obligation. - Paulo Coelho
Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly - Paulo Coelho
One day you will wake up & there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now. - Paulo Coelho
Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear. - Paulo Coelho
Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson. - Paulo Coelho
Who dares, win - Paulo Coelho
Don’t try to be useful. Try to be yourself: that is enough, and that makes all the difference - Paulo Coelho
Kalau seseorang sungguh-sungguh menginginkan sesuatu, seisi jagat raya bahu-membahu membantu orang itu memuwudkan impiannya. - Paulo Coelho
And what went wrong when other alchemists tried to make gold and were unable to do so?""They were looking only for gold his companion answered. They were seeking the treasure of their personal legend, without wanting actually to live out the personal legend. - Paulo Coelho
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. - Paulo Coelho
it’s that sense of powerlessness that destroyed my soul. i cannot be as good as i would like to be.nor as bad as i think i need to be.i think you have the same doubts that your goodness was not rewarded - Paulo Coelho
They spent days, nights, weeks and months talking, never accepting the fact that, good or bad, an idea only exists when someone tries to put it into practice - Paulo Coelho
In the long run what people think about shepherds and bakers becomes more important for them than their own destinies. - Paulo Coelho
An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture - Paulo Coelho
She didn't struggle and so she didn't grow - Paulo Coelho
Close cycles. Not because of pride or arrogance, but because that no longer fits your life - Paulo Coelho
Stop thinking all the time that you're in the way, that you're bothering the person next to you. If people don't like it, they can complain. And if they don't have the courage to complain, that's their problem. - Paulo Coelho
If I had a choice, if I had understood earlier that the reason my days were all the same was because I wanted them like that, perhaps... - Paulo Coelho
To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only real obligation. - Paulo Coelho
Going after what I believe in. - Paulo Coelho
To me, a witch is a woman that is capable of letting her intuition take hold of her actions, that communes with her environment, that isn't afraid of facing challenges. - Paulo Coelho
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. - Paulo Coelho
Try to find pleasure in the speed that you're not used to. Changing the way you do routine things allows a new person to grow inside of you. But when all is said and done, you're the one who must decide how you handle it. - Paulo Coelho
JOY goes against the foundations of mathematics: it multiplies when we divide. - Paulo Coelho
Waiting Hurts. Forgetting Hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering. - Paulo Coelho
Why is patience so important?""Because it makes us pay attention. - Paulo Coelho
Stay close 2 those who r by ur side in happy times, because they do not harbor jealousy or envy in their hearts, only joy 2 c u happy... - Paulo Coelho
Life becomes interesting for the possibility to fulfill a dream. - Paulo Coelho
Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear. - Paulo Coelho
She didn't struggle and soshe didn't grow - Paulo Coelho
You came so that you could learn about your dreams," said the old woman. "And dreams are the language of God. When he speaks in our language, I can interpret what he has said. But if he speaks in the language of the soul, it is only you who can understand. - Paulo Coelho
Don't you think you're quite young?''I'm twenty-one,' said Brida. 'If I wanted to start learning ballet, I'd be conseidered too old. - Paulo Coelho
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering. - Paulo Coelho
Magical places are always beautiful and deserve to be contemplated ... Always stay on the bridge between the invisible and the visible. - Paulo Coelho
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly. - Paulo Coelho
There was a time when people accepted magical experiences as natural. There were no priests then, and no one went chasing after the secrets of the occult. - Paulo Coelho
It was a prayer that he had never said before, because it was a prayer without words or pleas. - Paulo Coelho
What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace - Paulo Coelho
I ask myself: Are Defeats necessary ?Well,necessary or not, they happen.When we first begin fighting for our dream, we've no experience and make many mistakes.The Secret of life, though,is to fall seven times and to get up eight times ! - Paulo Coelho
Borges said there are only four stories to tell: a love story between two people, a love story between three people, the struggle for power and the voyage. All of us writers rewrite these same stories ad infinitum. - Paulo Coelho
Stay close 2 those who sing, tell stories, and enjoy life, and those eyes sparkle wiz happiness is contagious and will always manage 2 find a solution, whereas logic can find only an explanation 4 the mistake made." me!! ;) - Paulo Coelho
También en su mundo distante, más distante que la propia luna, la música era capaz de penetrar y hacer milagros. - Paulo Coelho
Writing is easy: just stare at the screen of your computer until a tear drops on your keyboard. - Paulo Coelho
the grandeur of God reveals itself through simple things - Paulo Coelho
The adrenaline and stress of an adventure are better than a thousand peaceful days. - Paulo Coelho
Life moves very fast. It rushes from Heaven to Hell in a matter of seconds. - Paulo Coelho
He has done things that caused me to doubt His wisdom, but never His existence. - Paulo Coelho
Courage is the most important spiritual quality. - Paulo Coelho
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