Writing is a socially acceptable form of getting naked in public.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

Some suggestions for you :

In the blank spaces between the letters. In the moment when a note of music ends and the next one has not yet begun.

Why always repeat the same stories—husband with lover, husband with wife and sick child, husband with wife, lover, and sick child? There were more important things in the world to talk about.

Always ask yourself if what you're doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.

Scars speak more loudly than the sword that caused them.

She entered a kind of euphoric state, as if death had freed her from the fear of dying.

Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson.

I am learning the Language of the World, and everything in the world is beginning to make sense to me … even the flight of the hawks, he.

Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily.

The falcon's beak carries bits of me, myself, the desert said. For years, I care for his game, feeding it with the little water that I have, and then I show him where the game is. And, one day, as I enjoy the fact that his game thrives on my surface, the falcon dives out of the sky, and takes away what I've created.

To avoid the problems you face is to avoid the life you have to live.

To enjoy the rainbow, first enjoy the rain.

With the rain, falls the wisdom of heaven.

Alchemist is like getting up at dawn and seeing the sun rise when other are asleep.

Love would never keep a man from his Personal Legend.