Paulo Coelho

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on god, personal legend, and signs

Then, accepting the help of God and of God's signs, he allows his personal legend to guide him toward the tasks that life has reserved for him.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Warrior of the Light

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on insomnia and sleep

On some nights, he has nowhere to sleep, on others he suffers from insomnia. "That's just how it is," thinks the warrior. "I was the one who chose to walk this path."

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho

In these words lies all his power: He chose the path along which he is walking and so has no complaints.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Warrior of the Light

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on courage, forests, and god

...in all the woods and forests, God did not create a single leaf the same as any other… People go against nature because they lack the courage to be different.

Paulo Coelho

Source: Veronika Decides to Die

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho

I don’t know what to do. I only know that it’s taken me years to understand that life was pushing me in a direction I didn’t want to go in.

Paulo Coelho

Source: Veronika Decides to Die

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on craziness

If only everyone could know and live with their inner craziness…people would be fairer and happier.

Paulo Coelho

Source: Veronika Decides to Die

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on cowards and dreams

When everyone dreams but only a few realize their dreams, that makes cowards of us all.

Paulo Coelho

Source: Veronika Decides to Die

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on fear, god, and heaven

Live. If you live, God will live with you. If you refuse to run his risks, he’ll retreat to that distant heaven and be merely a subject for philosophical speculation. Everyone knows this, but no one takes the first step, perhaps for fear of being called insane.

Paulo Coelho

Source: Veronika Decides to Die

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on illness

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You’re someone who’s different, but who wants to be the same as everyone else. And that, in my view, is a serious illness.

Paulo Coelho

Source: Veronika Decides to Die

Contributed by: ~Matthew

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on absence, commitments, and freedom

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

Paulo Coelho

Contributed by: ~Matthew

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