The only way to beat temptation is to give in to it.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.

Perhaps love makes us old before our time - or young , if youth has passed.

Going after what I believe in.

Much they would like to share their joy at some triumph or their grief at some overwhelming sadness, it's always best and safest to keep silent.

Love is an act of faith, not an exchange.

It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory … visit your soul; don't visit your past.

You were not merely a person unjustly accused of espionage, but someone who dared to challenge certain customs. And for that you could not be forgiven.

I began to make some money, but I could never bring myself to leave someone else in charge of the shop; the crystals are delicate things.

I am not a self-help writer. I am a self-problem writer. When people read my books, I provoke some things. I cannot justify my work. I do my work; it is up to them to classify it, to judge.

Yet they are just the kind of people who transform the world and, after many mistakes, manage to do something that can make a real difference in their community.

We are travelers on a cosmic journey,stardust,swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share.This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.

When I experienced humiliation and yet kept walking, I understood that I was free to choose my destiny.

If you must say yes, say it with an open heart. If you must say no, say it without fear.

It was impossible; trying to find a meaning in everything meant he had to remain alert and tense.