Book Quotes by Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho de Souza is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is best known for his novel The Alchemist.

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

Love
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No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.

Lies, Augen
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Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.

Life, Taking action
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Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

Experience, Courage, Motivation
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Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.

Dreaming, Fear, Motivation
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I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.

Patience
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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from The Alchemist

You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it is better to listen to what it has to say!

Heart
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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from The Zahir

It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.

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Don't be someone that searches, finds, and then runs away.

Relationships, Loyalty
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What other people think of you is none of you business.

Self-Confidence, Blasphemy
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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from Eleven Minutes

Profound desire, true desire is the desire to be close to someone.

Desire
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Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

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If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

Change, New Beginning
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One day you will wake up and there wont be any more time to do the things you've always wanted. Do it now.

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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from The Witch of Portobello

Her greatest problem was that she was a woman of the twenty-second century living in the twenty-first, and making no secret of the fact either. Did she pay a price? She certainly did.

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Those have most power to hurt us, that we love.

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Nothing happens by chance, my friend... No such thing as luck. A meaning behind every little thing, and such a meaning behind this. Part for you, part for me, may not see it all real clear right now, but we will, before long.

Happiness, Fate / Destiny, Chance
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Love is what makes you smile when you're tired.

Love
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I think that perhaps we always fall in love the very first time we see the man of our dreams, even though, at the time, reason may be telling otherwise, and we may fight against that instinct, hoping against hope that we won't win, until there comes a point when we allow ourselves to be vanquished by our feelings...

Love
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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.

Heart, Fear
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It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.

Life, Dreaming
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'Difficulty' is the name of an ancient tool that was created to define who we are.

Ambition, Character, Work
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Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.

Breakup & Lovesick
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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from The Alchemist

Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from The Alchemist

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

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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from The Alchemist

The dunes are changed by the wind, but the desert never changes.

Change
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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from The Alchemist

Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from The Alchemist

It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.

Dreaming, Vision
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