Paulo Coelho Quotes & Wallpapers

Paulo Coelho
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If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. Paulo Coelho

If you want to be faithful to someone, start by being faithful to yourself. Paulo Coelho

Courage is the first spiritual quality that you need to have. Paulo Coelho

If you don't fear, the Unknown will be KIND to you Paulo Coelho

When in doubt, just take the next small step Paulo Coelho

we are human beings, we are born full of guilt; we feel terrified when happiness becomes a real possibility. Paulo Coelho

This miracle is in the small things of daily life; we must live in the understanding that at every moment there is a way out of each problem, the way of finding that which is missing, the right clue to the decision which must be taken in order to change our entire future. Paulo Coelho

When we feel weak, all we have to do is wait a little while. The spring returns and the winter snows melt and fill us with new energy. Paulo Coelho

if a lie is repeated often enough, it ends up convincing everyone Paulo Coelho

Problems of the heart always bruised the soul. Paulo Coelho

When you really want something to happen, the whole universe conspires so that your wish comes true. Paulo Coelho

I'm afraid that if my dream is realized, I'll have no reason to go on living. Paulo Coelho

If you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better. Paulo Coelho

My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer. Paulo Coelho

Why do we have to listen to our hearts?" the boy asked, when they had made camp that day. "Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you'll find your treasure." "But my heart is agitated," the boy said. "It has its dreams, it gets emotional, and it's become passionate over a woman of the dessert. It asks things of me, and it keeps me from sleeping many nights when I'm thinking about her." "Well, that's good. Your heart is alive. Keep listening to what it has to say. Paulo Coelho

Changes happen when we go against everything we're used to doing. Paulo Coelho

As soon as people decide to confront a problem, they realize that they are far more capable than they thought they were. Paulo Coelho

Only by accepting our desires can we have an idea of who we are. Paulo Coelho

People, since the beginning of time, have always tried to understand the universe through love. Paulo Coelho

Saying "No" does not always show a lack of generosity and that saying "Yes" is not always a virtue Paulo Coelho

Bodies always understand each other, even when the souls do not. Paulo Coelho

Don't think about what you've left behind. Paulo Coelho

It's important though to distinguish between religion and spirituality. Paulo Coelho

People read a lot of stories about witches, fairies, paranormals, and children possessed by evil spirits. They go to films showing rituals featuring pentagrams, swords, and invocations. That's fine, people need to give free reign to their imagination and to go through certain stages. Anyone who gets through those stages without being deceived will eventually get in touch with the Tradition. Paulo Coelho

There is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for. Paulo Coelho

He had worked for an entire year to make a dream come true, and that dream, minute by minute, was becoming less important. Maybe cause that wasn't really his dream. Paulo Coelho

The wise men understood that this natural world is simply a guarantee that there exists a world that is perfect. God created the world so that, through its visible objects, men could understand his spiritual teachings and the marvels of his wisdom. That's what I mean by action. Paulo Coelho

Lord, preserve me from tragedy and I will follow your desires. Paulo Coelho

Here I am, trying to persuade myself that I always give the best of myself, and nature is telling me exactly the opposite: anyone truly committed to life never stops walking. Paulo Coelho

I think to myself that this really isn't something I should concern myself with. Paulo Coelho

When I knocked, the door opened. When I looked, I found. Paulo Coelho

People are reading more and writing more because of the internet. So the virtual world is a way for me to listen to my readers and interact with my readers. It is a way that they can voice their opinion. Paulo Coelho

Every search begins with beginner's luck. And every search ends with the victor's being severely tested. Paulo Coelho

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

What's the world's greatest lie?... 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. Paulo Coelho

Life is made of our attitudes. And there are certain things that the gods oblige us to live through. Their reason for this does not matter, and there is no action we can take to make them pass us by. Paulo Coelho

What good is money to you if you're going to die? It's not often that money can save someone's life. Paulo Coelho

The wise men understood that this natural world is only an image and a copy of paradise. The existence of this world is simply a guarantee that there exists a world that is perfect. God created the world so that, through its visible objects, men could understand his spiritual teachings and the marvels of his wisdom. Paulo Coelho

Every second of the search is an encounter with God. When I have been truly searching for my treasure, every day has been luminous...I've discovered things along the way that I never would have seen had I not had the courage to try things that seemed impossible for a shepherd to achieve. Paulo Coelho

God always offers us a second chance in life. Paulo Coelho

So you see, Good and Evil have the same face; it all depends on when they cross the path of each individual human being. Paulo Coelho

Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time. Paulo Coelho

A fall from the third floor hurts as much as a fall from the hundredth. If I have to fall, may it be from a high place. Paulo Coelho

Don't forget that everything you deal with is only one thing and nothing else. Paulo Coelho

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. Paulo Coelho

Elegance is usually confused with superficiality, fashion, lack of depth. This is a serious mistake: human beings need to have elegance in their actions and in their posture because this word is synonymous with good taste, amiability, equilibrium and harmony. Paulo Coelho

Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows. Paulo Coelho

I write from my soul. This is the reason that critics don't hurt me, because it is me. If it was not me, if I was pretending to be someone else, then this could unbalance my world, but I know who I am. Paulo Coelho

Jesus lived a life that was full of joy and contradictions and fights, you know? If they were to paint a picture of Jesus without contradictions, the gospels would be fake, but the contradictions are a sign of authenticity. Paulo Coelho

Beauty is the greatest seducer of man. Paulo Coelho

Everybody has a creative potential and from the moment you can express this creative potential, you can start changing the world. Paulo Coelho

Once I found this possibility to use Twitter and Facebook and my blog to connect to my readers, I'm going to use it, to connect to them and to share thoughts that I cannot use in the book. Paulo Coelho

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse. Paulo Coelho

I am not happy, and the quest for happiness as a principal objective is not part of my world. Of course, ever since I can remember, I have done what I felt like doing. Paulo Coelho

It's not difficult for me to put my feelings into written form. I try to be concise and to go direct to the subject. This is what people like about my work, and what the critics hate. Paulo Coelho

I was arrested three times and tortured once. Paulo Coelho

Publishers see free downloads as threatening the sales of the book. Paulo Coelho

I don't set out to write about spirituality; I am free to do something different every time. Paulo Coelho

My connection with Brazil is so abstract. My blood and my way of thinking is Brazilian, but that's it. I don't tend to go back to the past, and although I have an apartment there, I rarely visit. When I move, I really move. Paulo Coelho

It's very difficult to read a book on your computer. Paulo Coelho

she, with her affection and her gaiety, had been largely responsible for him having rediscovered the meaning of life, her love had driven him to the far corners of the Earth, because he needed to be rich enough to buy some land and live in peace with her for the rest of their days. It was his utter confidence in this fragile creature, that had made him fight with honor, because he knew that after a battle he could forget all the horrors of war in her arms, and that, despite all the women he had known, only there in her arms could he close his eyes and sleep like a child. Paulo Coelho

In the first place, you shouldn't believe in promises. The world is full of them: the promises of riches, of eternal salvation, of infinite love. Some people think they can promise anything, others accept whatever seems to guarantee better days ahead, as, I suspect is your case. Those who make promises they don't keep end up powerless and frustrated, and exactly the fate awaits those who believe promises. Paulo Coelho

I think that, with age, people come to realize that death is inevitable. And we need to learn to face it with serenity, wisdom and resignation. Death often frees us from a lot of senseless sufferings. Paulo Coelho

If good things are coming, they will be a pleasant surprise," said the seer. "If bad things are, and you know in advance, you will suffer greatly before they even occur. Paulo Coelho

I've crossed these sands many times," said one of the camel drivers one night. "But the desert is so huge, and the horizons so distant, that they make a person feel small, and as if he should remain silent." The boy understood intuitively what he meant, even without ever having set foot in the desert before. Whenever he saw the sea, or a fire, he fell silent, impressed by their elemental force. Paulo Coelho

No one places her dreams in the hands of those who might destroy them. Paulo Coelho

The soil needs the seed and the seed needs the soil. The one only has meaning with the other. It is the same thing with human beings. When male knowledge joins with female transformation, then the great magical union is created, and its name is wisdom. Wisdom means both to know and to transform. Paulo Coelho

But there is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for. Paulo Coelho

Everything, absolutely everything on this earth makes sense, and even the smallest things are worthy of our consideration. Paulo Coelho

They say that extroverts are unhappier than introverts and have to compensate for this by constantly proving to themselves how happy and contented and at ease with life they are. Paulo Coelho



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