Paulo Coelho Quotes

Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly and forgive quickly

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Don't forget: Beautiful sunsets need cloudy Skies.

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There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.

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The Warrior knows about the "waterfall effect".

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

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Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.

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Hide your craziness behind a beautiful smile. That's all you need.

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If you only walk on sunny days you'll never reach your destination.

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A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat.

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On your journey to your dream, be ready to face oasis and deserts. In both cases, don't stop

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Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

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Be proud of your scars. They remind you that you have the will to live.

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If you don't care about what people think, you already passed the first step of success.

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If everybody loves you, something is wrong. Find at least one enemy to keep you alert.

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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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The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.

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

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Many times the wrong train took me to the right place.

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Remember the saying, What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger? It's true!

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Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.

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Our life is a constant journey, from birth to death. The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station.

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When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.

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Don't give to anyone the power to put you down. Haters are losers pretending to be winners.

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

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When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.

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The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.

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Don’t allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are not.

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Listen to your heart. It knows everything.

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Useful men, who do useful things, don't mind being treated as useless. But the useless always judge themselves as being important and hide all their incompetence behind authority.

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So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.

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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.

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Enjoy your magic moment today. As it will not be here tomorrow.

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If I had to give you one piece of advice it would be this: don't be intimidated by other people's opinions.

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What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.

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We don't need to explain our love. We only need to show it.

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Each morning brings a hidden blessing; a blessing which is unique to that day, and which cannot be kept or re-used. If we do not use this miracle today, it will be lost.

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the reward of our work is not what we get, but what we become

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Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose - and commit myself to - what is best for me.

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What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace

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How people treat other people is a direct reflection of how they feel about themselves.

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A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.

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Why is patience so important?" "Because it makes us pay attention.

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When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.

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You are your own best friend. Never ever, put yourself down.

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Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.

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That is why it is so important to let certain things go. To release them. To cut loose. People need to understand that no one is playing with marked cards; sometimes we win and sometimes we lose. Don't expect to get anything back, don't expect recognition for your efforts, don't expect your genius to be discovered or your love to be understood. Complete the circle. Not out of pride, inability or arrogance, but simply because whatever it is no longer fits in your life. Close the door, change the record, clean the house, get rid of the dust. Stop being who you were and become who you are.

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Most people see the world as a threatening place, and, because they do, the world turns out, indeed, to be a threatening place.

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When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.

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close some doors today. not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere

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If only everyone could know and live with their inner craziness. Would the world be a worse place for it? No, people would be fairer and happier.

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