However, in order to make progress in anything, we must make the first move - from then on, our personal rhythm and intuition will show us how to conserve his energy.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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I'm afraid of taking steps that are not on the map, but by taking those steps despite my fears, I have much more interesting life.

I never take a false step because I know how easy it is to ruin everything.

Two more divorces. Free again, but it's just a feeling; freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose—and commit myself to—what is best for me.

Do you know where the word ‘asylum' comes from? she was saying. It dates back to the Middle Ages, from a person's right to seek refuge in churches and other holy places. The right to asylum is something any civilized person can understand. So how could my father, the director of an asylum, treat someone like that?

Whenever someone dies, a part of the universe dies too. Everything a person felt, experience and saw dies with them, like tears in the rain.

It's better to be hungry than to be lonely - and i'm not talking about the loneliness that we choose but the loneliness that we are forced to accept - , it's like you don't belong to this world anymore!

This wasn't a strange place; it was a new one.

Judging oneself to be inferior to other people was one of the worst acts of pride he knew, because it was the most destructive way of being different.

What exactly is madness?

When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.

And she already has her treasure: it's you.

When you are loved, there's no need at all to understand what's happening, because everything happens within you...

If you conquer yourself, then you conquer the world.

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.