Anyone who is observant, who discovers the person they have always dreamed of, knows that sexual energy comes into play before sex even takes place. The greatest pleasure isn't sex, but the passion with which it is practiced. When the passion is intense, then sex joins in to complete the dance, but it is never the principal aim.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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What did it mean to be crazy? She hadn't the slightest idea, because the word was used in a completely anarchic way.

Don't you know what it means to be crazy?

Life will undertake to separate us, and we must each set off in search of our own path, our own destiny or our own way of facing death.

I don't know the secret of success - but the secret of failure is to always try to follow the will of others.

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own.

The waters of a river adapt themselves to whatever route proves possible, but never forgets its one objective: the sea. So fragile at its source, it gradually gathers the strength of the other rivers it encounters. And, after a certain point, its power is absolute.

Love would never keep a man from his Personal Legend.

Don't think about what you've left behind... everything is written in the Soul of the World, and there it will stay forever.

I needed to talk about my real personal history, in order to become free of it.

But love is always new. Regardless of whether we love once, twice, or a dozen times in our life, we always face a brand-new situation.

People learn, early in their lives, what is their reason for being. Maybe that's why they give up on it so early, too. But that's the way it is.

You are not trying to find the answer to a question, you are simply trying to confirm something you desperately want to believe; That everyone is evil.

Dreams are not negotiable.

JOY goes against the foundations of mathematics: it multiplies when we divide.