A fall from the third floor hurts as much as a fall from the hundredth. If I have to fall, may it be from a high place.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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Her heart had already been broken many times over, and yet she still believed she was destined to meet the man of her life.

After a certain age, you have to do irrelevant thing-to pass the time, to show others that you body is still in working order, to express that you still appreciate the value of money and can still carry out certain humble tasks.

She merely looked at her distantly, as one does at someone who has come too close.

You're always learning. The problem is, sometimes you stop and think you understand the world. This is not correct. The world is always moving. You never reach the point you can stop making an effort.

Never allow waiting to become a habit. Live your dreams and take risks. Life is happening now.

If you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better.

It's the thought of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. All things happen for a reason.

I'm a cornered tiger with nowhere to run; the only option that remains is to attack.

I don't go to parties in general.

The boy could see in his father's gaze a desire to be able, himself, to travel the world—a desire that was still alive, despite his father's having had to bury it, over dozens of years, under the burden of struggling for water to drink, food to eat, and the same place to sleep every night of his life.

The simple things are the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.

Success does not come from having one's work recognized by others. It is the fruit of a seed you lovingly planted. When harvest time arrives, you can say to yourself : ' I succeed.

How people treat other people is a direct reflection of how they feel about themselves.

We will not fear the darkness because we are partners of the light.