If he was the man she wanted him to be, he would not be intimidated by her silence.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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I'm not a body with a soul, I'm a soul that has a visible part called the body.

Every thing has a soul, every soul has emotions.

Buddhists say that a fixed smile, however false, lights up the soul.

A Warrior of the Light sometimes thinks: If I do not do something, it will not be done. It is not quite like that: He must act, but he must allow room for the Universe to act too.

You weren't with me last night; please, say you weren't there.

Emotions were like wild horses and it required wisdom to be able to control them.

People never learn anything by being told; they have to find out for themselves.

Certain people, in their eagerness to construct a world no external threat can penetrate, build exaggeratedly high defenses against the outside world, against new people, new places, different experiences, and leave their inner world stripped bare.

Only children believe they're capable of everything.

Read. Forget everything you've been told about books and read.

Where your treasure is, there also will be your heart.

That was why he was the director of the hospital and not a patient, because he thought a lot before making any decisions.

Why exactly do you go to yoga classes? You're such a calm, well-balanced person, and a woman who knows what she wants. Aren't you wasting your time? My heart starts beating again. I don't answer. I simply smile and stroke his face.

Those who don't return become a part of the clouds, a part of the animals that hide in the ravines and of the water that comes from the earth. They become a part of everything... they become the Soul of the World.