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Motivational Paulo Coelho Quotes and Sayings


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Paulo Coelho:- Paulo Coelho ( born 24 August 1947) is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is best known for his novel The Alchemist. In 2014, he uploaded his personal papers online to create a virtual Paulo Coelho Foundation.

Paulo Coelho was born in Brazil and attended a Jesuit school. As a teenager, Coelho wanted to become a writer. Upon telling his mother this, she responded, “My dear, your father is an engineer. He’s a logical, reasonable man with a very clear vision of the world. Do you actually know what it means to be a writer?


Inspirational Paulo Coelho Quotes


“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.”-Paulo Coelho


“Beauty is the greatest seducer of man.”-Paulo Coelho


“Elegance is achieved when all that is superfluous has been discarded and the human being discovers simplicity and concentration: the simpler and soberer” the posture, the more beautiful it will be.”-Paulo Coelho

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“Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.”-Paulo Coelho


“Every day I try to be in communication with the universe in an unconscious way.”-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


“Everything for me is sacred, beginning with earth, but also going to things made by man.”-Paulo Coelho


“Everything is possible, from angels to demons to economists and politicians.”-Paulo Coelho


“Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.”-Paulo Coelho


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“Happiness is just another of the tricks that our genetic system plays on us to carry out its only role, which is the survival of the species.”-Paulo Coelho


“However happy people say they are, nobody is satisfied: we always have to be with the prettiest woman, buy a bigger house, change cars, desire what we do not have.”-Paulo Coelho


“I always was a rich person because money’s not related to happiness.”-Paulo Coelho


“I am 100 percent” Virgo, stubborn, over-organized”, slightly abstracted from the rest of the world.”-Paulo Coelho


“I am a Catholic because I choose to be a Catholic. And then I go to Mass because I choose. It is out of my free will.”-Paulo Coelho


“I am a Catholic, not so committed to the church, but to the idea of the Virgin, the female face of God.”-Paulo Coelho


“I am a Catholic.”-Paulo Coelho


“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.”-Paulo Coelho

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“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


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“I can’t consciously explain how people feel after reading my books. All is too personal.”-Paulo Coelho


“I cry very easily. It can be a movie, a phone conversation, a sunset – tears are words waiting to be written.”-Paulo Coelho


“I don’t go to parties in general.”-Paulo Coelho


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


“I don’t try to control my days.”-Paulo Coelho


“I had this dream to become a writer since I was a teenager.”-Paulo Coelho


“I hate to be smart.”-Paulo Coelho


“I have been practicing archery for a long time; a bow and arrow helps me to unwind.”-Paulo Coelho


“I have spent every New Year’s Eve since 1992 in Lourdes. I spend the hour of my birth every year in the grotto. It’s a place with meaning for me.”-Paulo Coelho


“I never say I am a guru.”-Paulo Coelho


Inspirational Paulo Coelho Quotes On Success


“I tweet in the morning and the evening. To write 12 hours a day, there is a moment when you’re really tired. It’s my relaxing time.”-Paulo Coelho


“I was arrested three times and tortured once.”-Paulo Coelho


“I’d have stopped writing years ago if it were for the money.”-Paulo Coelho


“If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.”-Paulo Coelho


“I’m first and foremost a writer. I followed my personal legend, my childhood dream of becoming a writer, but I can’t say why I’m one.”-Paulo Coelho


“I’m modern because I make the difficult seem easy, and so I can communicate with the whole world.”-Paulo Coelho


“I’m not a person that socializes very well.”-Paulo Coelho


“I’m not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk.”-Paulo Coelho


Best Paulo Coelho Quotes About Love


“In the United States, I am a great success, but I am not a celebrity.”-Paulo Coelho


“In writing, I apply my feminine side and respect the mystery involved in creation.”-Paulo Coelho


“It’s very difficult to read a book on your computer.”-Paulo Coelho


“I’ve done everything I wanted to do, even if I have had to pay a very high price – which has been the case most of the time.”-Paulo Coelho


“Let us be absolutely clear about one thing: we must not confuse humility with false modesty or servility.”-Paulo Coelho


“Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.”-Paulo Coelho

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“Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere.”-Paulo Coelho


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


Inspiring Paulo Coelho Quotes on Life


“Most of my young years were spent under the boots of the military.”-Paulo Coelho


“Music for me, it demands full concentration.”-Paulo Coelho


“My Space is an addiction.”-Paulo Coelho


“My Space is my wife… Facebook is my mistress.”-Paulo Coelho


“No one can lie, no one can hide anything” when he looks directly into someone’s eyes.”-Paulo Coelho


“No, I never saw an angel, but it is irrelevant whether I saw one or not. I feel their presence around me.”-Paulo Coelho


“Of course, to have money is just great because you can do what you think is important to you.”-Paulo Coelho


“One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.”-Paulo Coelho


“People are very reluctant to talk about their private lives but then you go to the internet and they’re much more open.”-Paulo Coelho


Inspiring Paulo Coelho Quotes on Dreams


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


“Publishing is in a kind of Jurassic age.”-Paulo Coelho


“Sometimes I catch myself stopping”, and whenever I am like that, I am sure something is not quite right.”-Paulo Coelho


“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.”-Paulo Coelho


“The gigantic tension before the shooting of an arrow, and the total relaxation seconds later” is my way of connecting to the universe.”-Paulo Coelho


“The good old days, when each idea had an owner, are gone forever.”-Paulo Coelho


“The major religions, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, they deny somehow that God has a feminine face. However, if you go to the holy texts, you see there is this feminine presence.”-Paulo Coelho


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“The more in harmony with yourself you are, the more joyful you are and the more faithful you are. Faith is not to disconnect you from reality – it connects you to reality.”-Paulo Coelho


“The more violent the storm, the quicker it passes.”-Paulo Coelho


“The only thing that relaxes me is archery. That’s why I have to have apartments with gardens.”-Paulo Coelho


“The wise are wise only because they love. The fool is” fools only because they think they can understand love.”-Paulo Coelho


“There is an afterlife. I am convinced of this.”-Paulo Coelho


“Things do not always happen the way I would like them to happen, and I had better get used to that.”-Paulo Coelho


“Today, writers want to impress other writers.”-Paulo Coelho


“Twitter is my bar. I sit at the counter and listen to the conversations, starting others, feeling the atmosphere.”-Paulo Coelho


“Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.”-Paulo Coelho


Paulo Coelho Quotes About Dream


“We have lost contact with reality, the simplicity of life.”-Paulo Coelho


“We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called a mystery.”-Paulo Coelho


“What interests me in life is curiosity, challenges, the good fight with its victories and defeats.”-Paulo Coelho


“When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.”-Paulo Coelho


“When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.”-Paulo Coelho


“When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”-Paulo Coelho


“With all due respect, the Mona Lisa is overrated.”-Paulo Coelho


“Writers are lampposts and critics are dogs. Ask lampposts what they think about dogs. Does the dog hurt the lamppost?”-Paulo Coelho


“Writing means sharing. It’s part of the human condition to want to share things – thoughts, ideas, opinions.”-Paulo Coelho


“You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.”-Paulo Coelho


“You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.”-Paulo Coelho


“You should treat a muse like a fairy.”-Paulo Coelho