Dreaming carries no risks. The dangerous thing is trying to transform your dreams into reality.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

Some suggestions for you :

Lie down on the ground and feel the planet's heart beating.

For a moment, he thought: "I could give up magic for her," but immediately realized how foolish that thought was. Love didn't require that kind of renunciation. True love allowed each person to follow their own path, knowing that they would never lose touch with their Soul Mate.

Don't try to be useful. Try to be yourself: that is enough, and that makes all the difference.

In war, the key to victory is the ability to surprise one's opponent.

Justice. Law. Although both were vital in order to protect the innocent, they did not always work to everyone's liking.

That is why I write - to try to turn sadness into longing, solitude into remembrance.

Everyone is indeed crazy, but the craziest are the ones who don't know they're crazy...

Heaven and Earth are meeting in a storm that, when it's over, will leave the air purer and the leaves fertile, but before that happens, houses will be destroyed, centuries- old trees will topple, paradises will be flooded.

Truth resides where there is faith.

Woe to those who were never beaten! They will never be winners in this life.

You say they create their own reality, said Veronika, but what is reality? It's whatever the majority deems it to be. It's not necessarily the best or the most logical, but it's the one that supports the desires of society as a whole.

Time heals everything, don't you think? That depends. Time can often make things worse.

The completion is always more difficult that the beginning.

I'd be capable of doing almost anything, even leaving the woman I was living with, but I drew the line, of course, at giving away my books.