Paulo Coelho Quotes & Wallpapers

Paulo Coelho
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Men dream more about coming home than about leaving. Paulo Coelho

Life will undertake to separate us, and we must each set off in search of our own path, our own destiny or our own way of facing death. Paulo Coelho

Don't try to be useful. Try to be yourself: that is enough & that makes all the difference. Paulo Coelho

Only children believe they're capable of everything. They're trusting and fearless; they believe in their own power and get exactly what they want. When children grow up, they start to realize that they're not as powerful as they thought and that they need other people in order survive. Then the child begins to love and to hope his love will be requited; and as life goes on, he develops an ever-greater need to be loved in return, even if that means having to give up his power. We all end up where we are now: Grown-ups doing everything we can to be accepted and loved. Paulo Coelho

Scars are medals branded on the flesh, and your enemies will be frightened by them because they are proof of your long experience of battle. Paulo Coelho

If you are never alone you cannot know yourself. And if you do not know yourself, you will begin to fear the void. Paulo Coelho

Love lasts because it changes and not because it stays the same and never faces any challenges. Paulo Coelho

I'm not worried about tomorrow, because God is there already, waiting for me. Paulo Coelho

Love does not to be understood. It needs only to be shown. Paulo Coelho

We will always meet rivals in everything we do, but the most dangerous are those we believe to be our friends. Paulo Coelho

The fool who loves giving advice on our garden never tends his own plants Paulo Coelho

Beauty is present in all creation, but the danger lies in the fact that we allow ourselves to be influenced by what people think. We deny our own beauty because others can't or won't recognize it. We try to imitate what we see around us. We try to be what other people think of as 'pretty' & little by little, our soul fades. We forget the world is what we imagine it to be. We stop being the sun and become, instead, the pool of water reflecting it. Paulo Coelho

Nobody is worth your tears, and the one who is won't make you cry Paulo Coelho

When each day is the same as the next, it's because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises. Paulo Coelho

Ester asked why people are sad. "That's simple," says the old man. "They are the prisoners of their personal history. Everyone believes that the main aim in life is to follow a plan. They never ask if that plan is theirs or if it was created by another person. They accumulate experiences, memories, things, other people's ideas, and it is more than they can possibly cope with. And that is why they forget their dreams. Paulo Coelho

The past and the future become unimportant. There is only that moment, and the incredible certainty that everything under the sun has been written by one hand only. It is the hand that evokes love, and creates a twin soul for every person in the world. Without such love, one's dreams would have no meaning. Paulo Coelho

There is only one difference between teacher and disciple: the former is slightly less afraid than the latter." ~Deidre O"Neill, known as Edde (p. 213) Paulo Coelho

Do' be intimidated by other people's opinions. Only mediocrity is sure of itself, so take risks and do what you really want to do. Paulo Coelho

Do' expect to get anything back, do' expect recognition for your efforts, do' expect your genius to be discovered or your love to be understood. Act because you need to act Paulo Coelho

fate is strange.. almost no one i know married the first love of their lives. but for those who did are always telling me that they missed soemthing important, that they did' experience all that they might have.." - by the river piedra i sat down and wept Paulo Coelho

Mari remembered what she had read in the young girl's eyes the moment she had come into the refectory: fear. Fear. Veronika might feel insecurity, shyness, shame, constraint, but why fear? That was only justifiable when confronted by a real threat: ferocious animals, armed attackers, earthquakes, but not a group of people gathered together in a refectory. But human beings are like that,' she thought. 'We've replaced nearly all our emotions with fear. Paulo Coelho

In order for us to liberate the energy of our strength, our weakness must first have a chance to reveal itself. Paulo Coelho

Dreams are the language of God. Paulo Coelho

All you have to do is to pay attention; lessons always arrive when you are ready, and if you can read the signs, you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step Paulo Coelho

From that day on, it was the desert that would be important. She would look to it everyday, and would try to guess which star the boy was following in search of his treasure. She would have to send her kisses on the wind hoping that the wind would touch the boy's face, and would tell him that she was alive. Paulo Coelho

It has been said that there is no such thing as coincidence in this world. Paulo Coelho

Veronika had noticed that a lot of people she knew would talk about the horros in other people's lives as if they were genuinely concerned to help them, but the truth was that they took pleasure in the suffering of others, because that made them believe they were happy and that life had been generous with them Paulo Coelho

If you love someone, you must be prepared to set them free. Paulo Coelho

Negative desires can cause no evil if you do not allow yourself to be seduced by them. Paulo Coelho

Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing. Paulo Coelho

In the southern hemisphere, covering the Christmas tree with fake snow even though winter has nothing to do with the birth of Christ. Paulo Coelho

Eating three times a day even if you're not hungry. Paulo Coelho

Postponing doing the really interesting things in life for later, when you don't have the energy. Paulo Coelho

Being afraid of having an endoscopy (if you're a man) and giving birth (if you're a woman). Paulo Coelho

The Virgin (and I'm not speaking here of a sexual virgin) is the one whose search springs from her complete independence, and everything she learns is the fruit of her ability to face challenges alone. Paulo Coelho

The Saint finds her true reason for living in unconditional love and in her ability to give without asking anything in return. Paulo Coelho

We all have an unknown ability, which will probably remain unknown forever. And yet that ability can become our ally. Since it's impossible to measure that ability or give it an economic value, it's never taken seriously. Paulo Coelho

I think that we are starting to get much more conscious about, you know, the importance of the spiritual path, and we are fulfilling it by paying attention to ourselves. Paulo Coelho

We are told from childhood onward that everything we want to do is impossible. We grow up with this idea, and as the years accumulate, so too do the layers of prejudice, fear and guilt. There comes a time when our personal calling is so deeply buried in our soul as to be invisible. But know that it's still there. Paulo Coelho

What other people think is more important than what we feel. Paulo Coelho

People who are different are dangerous; they belong to another tribe; they want our lands and our women. Paulo Coelho

When we renounce our dreams, we find peace and enjoy a brief period of tranquillity, but the dead dreams begin to rot inside us and to infect the whole atmosphere in which we live. What we hoped to avoid in the Fight -disappointment and defeat- become the sole legacy of our cowardice. Paulo Coelho

A Warrior knows when a battle is worth fighting. Paulo Coelho

A Warrior often loses heart. Paulo Coelho

He too shares his world with the people he loves. Paulo Coelho

He is also a victim of some injustice; he usually tries to be alone, in order to show his pain to others. Paulo Coelho

That is why he is a Warrior of the Light, because he has been through all this and yet has never lost hope of being better than he is. Paulo Coelho

A person who goes in search of God is wasting his time. he can walk a thousand roads and join many religions and sects- but he'll never find God that way. God is here, right now, at our side. In order to find God, you have to only to look around. Paulo Coelho

When we are high up, everything looks very small. Our glories and our sadnesses cease to be important. We have left whatever we won or lost down below. From the top of a mountain you can see how large the world is and how wide the horizon. Paulo Coelho

The only way to save our dreams is by being generous with ourselves. Paulo Coelho

The best way to serve God is by going in search of your own dreams. Only the happy can spread happiness. Paulo Coelho

Making mistakes is a way of taking action. Paulo Coelho

Few take up the burden of their own victory; most give up their dreams when these become impossible. Paulo Coelho

Anyone who loves needs to know both how to lose himself and how to find himself. Paulo Coelho

Everything new troubles us. Life catches us unawares and obliges us to journey towards the unknown, even when we do not want to, even when we do not need to. Paulo Coelho

We are all masters of our own destinies. Paulo Coelho

To attain his dream, the warrior of light needs a strong will and an enormous capacity for acceptance. Paulo Coelho

The great virtue of those who seek the spiritual path is courage. Paulo Coelho

Enthusiasm is the force that leads us to the final victory. Paulo Coelho

A warrior of light needs both patience and speed. He treats each situation as if it were unique. Paulo Coelho

There is a huge difference between danger and fear. Paulo Coelho

In all the languages in the world, there is the same proverb: "What the eyes don't see, the heart doesn't grieve over." Well, I say that there isn't an ounce of truth in it. The further off they are, the closer to the heart are all those feelings that we try to repress and forget. Paulo Coelho

Attacking or fleeing are part of the struggle; being paralysed by fear is not. Paulo Coelho

Every human being has inside them something more important than him or herself - his or her Gift. Paulo Coelho

Never abandon your dreams. Follow the signs. Paulo Coelho

Respect your soul: don't keep repeating "I'm going to make it". Your soul already knows that, what it needs is to use the long journey to be able to grow, stretch along the horizon, touch the sky. An obsession does not help you at all to reach your objective, and even ends up taking the pleasure out of the climb. But pay attention: also, don't keep saying "it's harder than I thought", because that will make you lose your inner strength. Paulo Coelho

The moment we set off in search of love, it sets off in search of us. And saves us. Paulo Coelho

The person who does not make a choice dies in the eyes of the Lord, even though he continues to breathe and to walk about the streets. For a man has to choose, therein lies his strength: in the power of his decisions. Paulo Coelho

We cannot all see the dreams in the same way. Paulo Coelho

The biggest mistake of the man is that he thinks he doesn't deserve the good and the bad things from his life. Paulo Coelho



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