Making a decision is only the beginning of things.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian


Making a decision is only the beginning of things. Paulo Coelho

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Everyone, when they are young, knows what their destiny is. At that point in their lives, everything is clear and everything is possible.

She allowed the feeling to emerge, regardless of whether it was good or bad; she was sick of self-control, of masks, of appropriate behavior.

There was no point taking care of someone who was condemned to die.

Without such love, one's dreams would have no meaning.

When someone sees the same people every day, as had happened with him at the seminary, they wind up becoming a part of that person's life. And then they want the person to change. If someone isn't what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone.

During her life, Veronika had noticed that a lot of people she knew would talk about the horrors in other people's lives as if they were genuinely trying to help them, but the truth was that they took pleasure in the suffering of others, because that made them believe they were happy and that life had been generous with them.

Yes, she's playing silent music for invisible beings. Perhaps they need it.

To travel is the experience of ceasing to be the person you are trying to be, and becoming the person you really are.

If there is suffering, then it's best to accept it, because it won't go away just because you pretend it's not there. If there is joy, then it's best to accept that too, even though you're afraid it might end one day.

If you think that the adventure is dangerous, I suggest you to try the routine... It is deadly!

It wasn't a dance, but the complete absence of noise and movement, the silence, that brought me in contact with myself.

Everything, absolutely everything on this earth makes sense, and even the smallest things are worthy of our consideration.

Just as Love is the divine condition, so solitude is the human condition. And for those who understand the miracle of life, those two states peacefully coexist.

The world lies in the hands of those that have the courage to dream and who take the risk of living out their dreams - each according to his or her own talent.