Paulo Coelho Quotes

Love is what makes you smile when you’re tired.


In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.


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


When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.


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


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.


Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn’t have the courage to say “yes” to life?


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


We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path.


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


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


We are travellers 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.


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


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


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


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


“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”


“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”


“Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn’t have the courage to say “yes” to life?”


If I’m looking for true love, I first have to get the mediocre love out of my systems.


Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally come to realize that nothing really belongs to them.


The power of beauty: what must the world be like for ugly women?


Sometimes you get no second chance and that it’s best to accept the gifts the world offers you.


There was one thing her mother said that she never forgot: ‘Beauty, my dear, doesn’t last.’


If I must be faithful to someone or something, then I have, first of all, to be faithful to myself.


When you travel you experience, in a very practical way, the act of rebirth. You confront completely new situations, the day passes more slowly, and on most journeys you don’t even understand the language the people speak….You begin to be more accessible to others, because they may be able to help you in difficult situations..


The world lies in the hands of those that have the courage to dream and who take the risk of living out their dreams – each according to his or her own talent.


“To become really good at anything, you have to practice and repeat, practice and repeat, until the technique becomes intuitive”


“It is possible to avoid pain? Yes, but you’ll never learn anything. Is it possible to know something without ever having experiencing it? Yes, but it will never truly be part of you.”