That is why embittered people find heroes and madmen a perennial source of fascination, for they have no fear of life or death. Both heroes and madmen are indifferent to danger and will forge ahead regardless of what other people say.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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Am I trying to create a real problem to drive away my imaginary ones?

It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting, he thought, as he looked again at the position of the sun, and hurried his pace. He had suddenly remembered that, in Tarifa, there was an old woman who interpreted dreams.

The only way they could truly participate was by following their own desires, their own dreams, because that is how man becomes an instrument of God.

You were my hope during my days of loneliness, my anxiety during moments of doubt, my certainty during moments of faith.

The great wisdom of life is to realize that we can be the master of the things that try to enslave us.

Some people in Nigeria photographed us together and are threatening to publish the pictures, but that's not news to anyone.

You might have lost some major battles, but you survived and you're still here.

She still lives in a world in which people are faithful and vows of love are forever.

I'm afraid of taking steps that are not on the map, but by taking those steps despite my fears, I have much more interesting life.

The true lover is the one who realizes that loyalty must go hand in hand with freedom.

What people regard as vanity—leaving great works, having children, acting in such a way as to prevent one's name from being forgotten—I regard as the highest expression of human dignity.

But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggle for your dreams than to be defeated without ever even knowing what you're fighting for.

We're allowed to make mistakes in our lives," said her colleague, "except the mistake that destroys us.

Well, usually I learn more from my sheep than from books.