The Warrior of the Light needs time to (her)self. And (s)he uses that time for rest, contemplation, and contact with the Soul of the World. Even in the midst of a battle, (s)he manages to meditate.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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She had given up many of her desires so that her parents would continue to love her as they had when she was a child, even though she knew that real love changes and grows with time and discovers new ways of expressing itself.

Why always repeat the same stories—husband with lover, husband with wife and sick child, husband with wife, lover, and sick child? There were more important things in the world to talk about.

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.

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.

When things start to happen, and the path does reveal itself to us, we become afraid of carrying on.

There's one that says, ‘Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.

Avoiding problems you need to face is avoiding life you need to live.

With great pleasure she did what was forbidden, because the great advantage of being there was not having to respect the rules and not even having to put up with any major consequences if you broke them.

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.

There are two kinds of idiots - those who don't take action because they have received a threat, and those who think they are taking action because they have issued a threat.

Love is a disease no one wants to get rid of. Those who catch it never try to get better, and those who suffer do not wish to be cured.

I began to make some money, but I could never bring myself to leave someone else in charge of the shop; the crystals are delicate things.

Come on, let's go. Crazy people do crazy things.

I'm tired of having such a happy, perfect life. And that can only be a sign of mental illness. That's what I fall asleep thinking. Perhaps I really do have a serious problem.