Paulo Coelho

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on discovery and search

I discovered that searching can be as interesting as finding.

Paulo Coelho

Source: Awaken 2010 Calendar

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A Quote by Paulo Coelho on acts, rabbi, religion, and truth

The dangers is that every religion, including the Catholic one, says "I have the ultimate truth." Then you start to rely on the priest, the mullah, the rabbi, or whoever, to be responsible for your acts. In fact, you are the only one who is responsible.

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on miracle and paying attention

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on mystery, turning point, and universe

My turning point was my pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. It was then that I, who had dedicated most of my life to penetrate the 'secrets' of the universe, realized that there are no secrets. Life is and will always be a mystery.

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on discipline, mystery, religion, and spirituality

Well, let's distinguish religion from spirituality. I am Catholic, so religion for me is a way of having discipline and collective worship with persons who share the same mystery.

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho

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

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on god

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You are protected. But if you don’t take risks, God will retreat and become only a subject of philosophical speculation...

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on recipes

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The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on desire

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If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards, getting it.

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho

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

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

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