Paulo Coelho Quotes

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


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.


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.


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


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?


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.


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


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


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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


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


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


For many years I was trying to find answers only through books but then I realized that basically, life is about experience and the thing that you have to do is experience life instead of only reading about it. Reading is very important, but it’s not enough. After reading, you have to take some decisions in your hands and move forward and be the human being that you are, and then going and meeting people and work.


Each time we embrace someone warmly, we gain an extra day of life.


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?