If he died tomorrow, it would be because God was not willing to change the future.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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When we dare to see things differently, life opens up to our eyes.

I lived in a dictatorship in Brazil, and I was arrested three times. I felt in my flesh what it is to live under such a regime and experience deprivation of freedom.

The story of one person is the story of everyone, and one man's quest is the quest of all of humanity.

Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.

If you start out by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work toward getting it.

I'm not doing anything, and yet I'm also doing the most important thing a man can do: I'm listening to what I needed to hear from myself.

It was chosen by the archer and though it is a long way off, we cannot blame it when we fail to hit it. In this lies the beauty of the way of the bow: you can never excuse yourself by saying that your opponent was stronger than you.

You must understand that love never keeps a man from pursuing his destiny. If he abandons that pursuit, it's because it wasn't true love... the love that speaks the Language of the World.

The noblest thing a human being can experience is acceptance of the mystery.

Outside, beyond what is right and wrong, there exists a vast field. We will find each other there.

Despite all my efforts, I still can't honestly say that I feel closer to God and to myself.

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.

I wake up each morning wanting to die before the day is out, but I continue to live, suffering and fighting, fighting and suffering, clinging on to that certainty that it will all end one day.

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.