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.


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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It's a good idea always to do something relaxing prior to making an important decision in your life.     

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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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The rose is a rose from the time it is a seed to the time it dies. Within it, at all times, it contains its whole potential. It seems to be constantly in the process of change: Yet at each state, at each moment, it is perfectly all right as it is.     

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A rose dreams of enjoying the company of bees, but none appears. The sun asks: Aren't you tired of waiting Yes, answers the rose, but if I close my petals, I will wither and die.     

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Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.     

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Don't forget:beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies.     

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I want to continue being crazy; living my life the way I dream it, and not the way the other people want it to be.     

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Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life.     

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Human beings can withstand a week without water, two weeks without food, many years of homelessness, but not loneliness. It is the worst of all tortures, the worst of all sufferings.     

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Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.     

Paulo Coelho

Do something instead of killing time because time is killing you.     

Paulo Coelho

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

Paulo Coelho

We have lost contact with reality, the simplicity of life.     

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I believe enlightenment or revelation comes in daily life. I look for joy, the peace of action. You need action. I'd have stopped writing years ago if it were for the money.     

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What hurts us is what heals us.     

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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.     

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It is precisely the possibility of realizing a dream that makes life interesting.     

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It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting     

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I've learned that waiting is the most difficult bit, and I want to get used to the feeling, knowing that you're with me, even when you're not by my side.     

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Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.     

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If I am really a part of your dream, you'll come back one day.     

Paulo Coelho

It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary.     

Paulo Coelho

A warrior of light who trusts too much in his intelligence will end up underestimating the power of his opponent.     

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There's nothing deeper than love. In fairy tales, the princesses kiss the frogs, and the frogs become princes. In real life, the princesses kiss princes, and the princes turn into frogs.     

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Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.     

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You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.     

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

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