We must struggle in order to grow.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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Love was the key to understanding all of the mysteries.

Live each day as if it were my last.

Dreams are not negotiable.

I understand something I didn't see before: every blessing ignored becomes a curse.

Two of the hardest decisions in life: the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage to accept whatever you encounter.

They know what the perfumes are going to say because they.

We human beings have enormous difficulty in focusing on the present; were always thinking about what we did, about how we could have done it better, about the consequences of our actions, and about why we didn't act as we should have.

Never miss an opportunity to show your love, especially to those close to you, because we are always at our most cautious with them for fear of being hurt.

There is no religion that is capable of bringing all of the stars together, because if this were to happen, the universe would become a gigantic, empty space and would lose its reason for existence.

We should never judge people without first learning to hear and to respect them.

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

Difficulty is the name of an ancient tool that was created purely to help us define who we are.

What's the world's greatest lie? the boy asked. It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That's the world's greatest lie.

And he gave the boy his blessing. 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.