Life is like cooking: before choosing what you love, try everything…

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian


Life is like cooking: before choosing what you love, try everything… Paulo Coelho

Some suggestions for you :

Even God has a hell: his love of Mankind.

If you have a past with which you feel dissatisfied, then forget it, now. Imagine a new story for your life and believe in it. Focus only on the moments when you achieved what you desired, and that strength will help you to get what you want.

People destroy what they love.

The boy reached through to the Soul of the World, and saw that it was part of the Soul of God. And he saw that the Soul of God was his own soul. And that he, a boy, could perform miracles.

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.

Courtesy is Love in little things.

Every search begins with beginner's luck. And every search ends with the victor's being severely tested.

But my heart is agitated, It has its dreams, it gets emotional, and it's become passionate over a woman of the desert. It asks things of me, and it keeps me from sleeping many nights, when I'm thinking about her.

A shepherd may like to travel, but he should never forget about his sheep.

Given the right circumstances, every human being n this earth would be willing to commit evil.

We see the world in terms of what we would like to see happen, not what actually does.

Dear Depression, please keep your distance. Don't be nasty. Find some other person with more reason than me to look in the mirror and say: What a pointless existence. Whether you like it or not, I know how to defeat you. You're wasting your time.

I ask all those who hope to one day work for the good of humanity: never forget that even if you deliver up your body to be burned, you gain nothing if you have not Love. Nothing!

Why did I never do that before? If I'm free, if I can think whatever I choose to think, why have I always avoided imagining forbidden situations?