Paulo Coelho Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Paulo Coelho quotes, Paulo Coelho sayings, and Paulo Coelho proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

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Where there is loyalty, weapons are of no use.      

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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.

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How much I missed, simply because I was afraid of missing it.     

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When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.

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Passion makes a person stop eating, sleeping, working, feeling at peace. A lot of people are frightened because, when it appears, it demolishes all the old things it finds in its path.      

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Sadness does not last forever when we walk in the direction of that which we always desired.

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If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.      

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None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.

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There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.

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Travel is never a matter of money, but of courage.

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

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People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.     

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A warrior of the light...never confuses tension with anxiety.     

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To each of man's ages the Lord gives its own anxieties.     

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Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time.     

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You have to take risks.We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.

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You have two choices: to control your mind or to let your mind control you.

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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.     

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What hurts us is what heals us.

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If you are brave enough to say goodbye life will reward you with a new hello.

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Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.

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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.     

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But how will I know who my soul mate is? ... By risking failure, disappointment, disillusion, but never ceasing in your search for love. As long as you keep looking, you will triumph in the end.     

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Important encounters are planned by the souls long before the bodies see each other.

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Every Blessing Ignored Becomes A Curse.

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God always offers us a second chance in life.     

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Outer beauty is inner beauty made visible.     

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Avoiding problems you need to face is avoiding the life you need to live.

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Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.     

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