I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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Each arrow leaves a memory in your heart, and it is the sum of those memories that will make you shoot better and better.

Enters your soul and helps tidy the house.

We become imprisoned by our memories, and that makes our lives wretched.

I want and need to like myself again; I have to convince myself that I'm capable of taking my own decision.

Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives.

I think, knowing full well that we always try to interpret things in accordance with what we want ant as they are.

I'll enter some faculty or other, get a degree in a sunject that doesn't interest me but that will help me earn a living. Painting will just recede to the background, and I'll end up forgetting my vocation.

Man needs to choose, not just accept his destiny.

Our soul is governed by four invisible forces: love, death, power and time.

The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world, and never to forget the drops of oil on the spoon.

But they both agreed that it's always nice to know that your wife is desired by another man, although they wouldn't go any further than that.

Everything you do in life will leave a mark.

He has learned that silence means the absolute balance of the body, spirit and soul. The man who preserves his unity will never be dominated by the storms of existence; he has the strength to overcome the difficulties and move forwards.

Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me.