Paulo Coelho

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on love and rules of love

"That's how love got lost,"  he said. "When we started laying down rules for when love should or shouldn't appear."

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession

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A Quote by Paulo Coelho on love, history, politics, war, theory, and conquest

History will never change because of politics or conquests or theories or wars; that's mere repitition, it's been going on since the beginning of time.  History will only change when we are able to use the energy of love, just as we use energy of the wind, the seas, the atom.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Zahir: A Novel of Obsession, Pages: 91

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A Quote by Paulo Coelho on blessing and possibility

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.  I don't want anything else in life.  But you are forcing me to look at wealth and at horizons I have never known.  Now that I have seen them, and now that I see how immense my possibilities are, I'm going to feel worse than I did before you arrived.  Because I know the things I should be able to accomplish, and I don't want to do so.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream

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A Quote by Paulo Coelho on fear, beginning, procrastination, relativity, and work

It was my fear of failure that first kept me from attempting the master work.  Now, I'm beginning what I could have started ten years ago.  But I'm happy at least that I didn't wait twenty years.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream, Pages: 103

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on love, mystery, and dreams

When you know that language, it's easy to believe that someone in the world awaits you, whether it's in the middle of the desert or in some great city… without such love, one's dreams would have no meaning.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream

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A Quote by Paulo Coelho on dream, destiny, youth, and possibility

Everyone, when they are young, knows what their destiny is.
At that point in their lives, everything is clear and everything is possible. They are not afraid to dream, and to yearn for everything they would like to see happen to them in their lives.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream, Pages: 22

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A Quote by Paulo Coelho on soul, mission, desire, and achieve

Whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it's because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. It's your mission on earth.

And when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to acheive it.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream, Pages: 22, 23

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A Quote by Paulo Coelho on coelho and alchemist

Making a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream

Contributed by: David

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on coelho and alchemist

People need not fear the unknown if they are capable of achieving what they need and want. We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it's our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same Hand.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream

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A Quote by Paulo Coelho on coelho, alchemist, past, future, present, now, and happiness

Because I don't live in either my past or my future. I'm interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you'll be a happy man... Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we're living right now.

Paulo Coelho

Source: The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream, Pages: 88-89

Contributed by: David

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