Over-anxiety ultimately banishes every trace of joy from life.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

Some suggestions for you :

You may be mentally exhausted, convinced that your nonexistent problems—problems you know are nonexistent—are draining you of all your energy.

What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace.

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.

There are powerful forces on both sides, and the war is important to both armies. It's not a battle of good against evil. It's a war between forces that are fighting for the balance of power, and, when that type of battle begins, it lasts longer than others—because Allah is on both sides.

The search for peace is a form of prayer that generates light and heat.Forget about yourself for awhile and understand that in that light lies wisdom and in that heat lies compassion.

The world has never been as divided as it is now.

In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.

When I'm dancing, I'm not thinking about anything. I am here. I am totally there. You know? And the feeling is a sensation of being away from myself. My soul dances with the angels, and my body dances with my wife.

Only someone who can say 'I love you' is capable of saying 'I forgive you.

Beware when making a woman cry. God is counting her tears.

Anyone who does not share his moments of joy and discouragement with others will never fully know his own qualities and his own defects.

Right, from now on, whenever you want to find out about something, plunge straight in.

He realized that he had to choose between thinking of himself as the poor victim of a thief and as an adventurer in quest of his treasure. I'm an adventurer, looking for treasure, he said to himself.

Let us be absolutely clear about one thing: we must not confuse humility with false modesty or servility.