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55 Best Motivational Quotes by Paulo Coelho

Famous Quotes by Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho is a novelist and lyricist form Brazil. He is the receiver of various international awards. His is the author of one of the most famous novel “The Alchemist”, which has been translated into 80 languages. This novel by him was the bestselling novel with over 35 million copies sold. This is an achievement for a living author Paulo Coelho. Here a list of some of the finest thoughts by Paulo Coelho.

Paulo Coelho Quotes

  1. “Be Brave. Take Risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” – Paulo Coelho
  2. “People want to change everything and, at the same time want it all to remain the same.” – Paulo Coelho
  3. “If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule – Never lie to yourself.” – Paulo Coelho
  4. “If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.” – Paulo Coelho
  5. “People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” – Paulo Coelho
  6. “Tears are words that need to be written.” – Paulo Coelho
  7. “You must understand that love never keeps a man from pursuing his personal legend. If he abandons that pursuit, it’s because it wasn’t a true love…The love that speaks the language of the world.” – Paulo Coelho
  8. “It takes huge effort to free yourself from memory.” – Paulo Coelho
  9. “When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.” – Paulo Coelho
  10. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coelho
  11. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – Paulo Coelho
  12. “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are.” – Paulo Coelho
  13. “Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take can sometimes be the most painful.” – Paulo Coelho
  14. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho
  15. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal.” – Paulo Coelho
  16. “Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.” – Paulo Coelho
  17. “The moment we begin to seek love, love begins to seek us. And to save us.” – Paulo Coelho
  18. “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” – Paulo Coelho
  19. “We are travelers 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.” – Paulo Coelho
  20. “When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive.” – Paulo Coelho
  21. “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?” – Paulo Coelho
  22. “Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second’s encounter with God and with eternity.” – Paulo Coelho
  23. “One day you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.” – Paulo Coelho
  24. “Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.” – Paulo Coelho
  25. “No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.” – Paulo Coelho
  26. “The secret of life is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.” – Paulo Coelho
  27. And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” – Paulo Coelho
  28. “When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.” – Paulo Coelho
  29. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho
  30. “The act of discovering who we are will force us to accept that we can go further than we think.” – Paulo Coelho
  31. “Life has a way of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.” – Paulo Coelho
  32. “When you repeat a mistake, it is not a mistake anymore: it is a decision.” – Paulo Coelho
  33. “Don’t waste your time with explanations, people only hear what they want to hear.” – Paulo Coelho
  34. “It is said that the darkest hour of the night comes just before the dawn.” – Paulo Coelho
  35. “At a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That’s the world’s greatest lie.” – Paulo Coelho
  36. “In love lies the seed of our growth. The more we love, the closer we are to the spiritual experience” – Paulo Coelho
  37. “Don’t explain. Your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe you.” – Paulo Coelho
  38. “Life really is generous to those who pursue their destiny.” – Paulo Coelho
  39. “But there is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it’s better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you’re fighting for.” – Paulo Coelho
  40. “The enemy is only a pretext to test our strength” – Paulo Coelho
  41. “Close some doors today. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere.” – Paulo Coelho
  42. “The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.” – Paulo Coelho
  43. “The world is divided into those who understand me and those who don’t. In the case of the latter, I simply leave them to torment themselves trying to gain my sympathy.” – Paulo Coelho
  44. “All battles in life serve to teach us something, even the battles we lose.” – Paulo Coelho
  45. “Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World, and it will one day return there.” – Paulo Coelho
  46. “There are moments when people are incapable of understanding happiness.” – Paulo Coelho
  47. “To realize one’s personal legend is one’s only true obligation.” – Paulo Coelho
  48. “A child can always teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.” – Paulo Coelho
  49. “No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.” – Paulo Coelho
  50. “‘That’s how love got lost,’ he said. ‘When we started laying down rules for when love should or shouldn’t appear.’” – Paulo Coelho
  51. “Emotions are wild horses. It is not explanations that carry us forward, but our will to go on.” – Paulo Coelho
  52. “The moment of that kiss contained every happy moment I had ever lived.” – Paulo Coelho
  53. “You start living for the obsession alone … You want to arrive somewhere regardless of whether you’re enjoying the road or not.” – Paulo Coelho
  54. “God is love, generosity and forgiveness; If we believe in this, we will never allow our weaknesses to paralyze us.” – Paulo Coelho
  55. “They were seeking out the treasure of their destiny, without actually wanting to live out their destiny.” – Paulo Coelho

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