Without you I don't exist. Anything and anyone who tries to separate us or to destroy the little time we have together at this particular moment of our lives gets the treatment they deserve.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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No, I never saw an angel, but it is irrelevant whether I saw one or not. I feel their presence around me.

The winner stands alone.

Veronica hated everything, but mainly she hated the way she had lived her life, never bothering to discover the hundreds of other Veronicas who lived inside her and who were interesting, crazy, curious, brave, bold.

Now, though, I am convinced that no one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it.

Success does not come from having one's work recognized by others. It is the fruit of a seed that you lovingly planted.

We were born alone and we will die alone. But, while we are on this planet, we must accept and glorify our act of faith through other people. Community is life: from it comes our capacity for survival. That is how it was when we lived in caves and so it is today.

when we release our dark side, it will completely overshadow the best in us.

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

Do something instead of killing time. Because time is killing you.

Lord, we're all in the world to run the risks of that Dark Night. I'm afraid of death, but even more afraid of wasting my life. I'm afraid of love, because it involves things that are beyond our understanding; it sheds such a brilliant light, but the shadow it casts frightens me.

The fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.

The more violent the storm, the quicker it passes.

The greatest gift God gave us is the power to make decisions.

The soil needs the seed, and the seed needs the soil. The one only has meaning with the other.