The boy felt jealous of the freedom of the wind, and saw that he could have the same freedom. There was nothing to hold him back except himself.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. False friends only appear at difficult times, with their sad, supportive faces, when, in fact, our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives.

Seek out those who think differently from you and whom you will never be able to convince that you are right.

It isn't the light you want to recover, it's the certainty that there is only darkness.

There are moments when tribulations occur in our lives, and we cannot avoid them. But they are there for some reason.

Here I am, between my flock and my treasure, the boy thought. He had to choose between something he had become accustomed to and something he wanted to have.

I am always nearby, when someone wants to realize their destiny.

As she had been walking from the ward to that room, she had felt such pure hatred that now she had no more rancor left in her heart. She had finally allowed her negative feelings to surface, feelings that had been repressed for years in her soul. She had actually FELT them, and they were no longer necessary, they could leave.

Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we're living right now. Two.

Train your eyes: they were made to see more than you think.

When you possess great treasures within you, and you try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed.

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

All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see in it all the marvels of creation.

I want to be someone capable of seeing the unseen faces, of seeing those who do not seek fame or glory, who silently fulfil the role life has given them. I want to be able to do this because the most important things, those that shape our existence, are precisely the ones that never show their faces.

Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.