Everyday was the same, and when each day is the same as the next, its because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives everyday the sun rises.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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All of my efforts had been bent on reward; I had not understood that when we want something, we have to have a clear purpose in mind for the thing we want. The only reason for seeking a reward is to know what to do with that reward.

Can you train yourself to love the right man? Of course you can. The problem is forgetting about the wrong man, the one passing by who came in a door that was left open without asking permission.

Everyone has his or her own way of learning things.

Defeat is for those who, despite their fears, live with enthusiasm and faith.

Friendship never forgets that its only reason for existing is to love other people.

Desire is not what you see, but what you imagine.

What kills a relationship between two people is precisely the lack of challenge, the feeling that nothing is new anymore. We need to continue to be a surprise for each other.

It will work if you forget all the reasons it will not.

I realized that I was alone, and might remain alone for the rest of my life. Even though I was only eight years old, it seemed like it was already too late to change and to prove to the other children that I was just like them.

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

I don't live in either my past or my future. I'm interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you'll be a happy man.

In solitude, they will discover the love that might otherwise have arrived unnoticed. In solitude, they will understand and respect the love that left them.

This is what we call love, the boy said, seeing that the wind was close to granting what he requested. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation.

As for life, it's just a story that other people tell us about the world and about how we should behave in the world.