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.


The great victory, which appears so simple today, was the result of a series of small victories that went unnoticed     

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Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.     

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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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Scars speak more loudly than the sword that caused them.     

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Every scar has a life of its own and a space in my heart.     

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Many times the wrong train took me to the right place.     

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In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike.     

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The boat is safer anchored at the port; but that's not the aim of boats.     

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Hide your craziness behind a beautiful smile. That's all you need.     

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In love lies the seed of our growth. The more we love, the closer we are to the spiritual experience.     

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

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Time heals almost everything. But when you are healed, you are too old to enjoy.     

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Writing means sharing. It's part of the human condition to want to share things thoughts, ideas, opinions.     

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

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Let us be absolutely clear about one thing: we must not confuse humility with false modesty or servility.     

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They are words that are easy enough to say and which fill vast empty spaces.     

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What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.     

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If you only walk on sunny days you'll never reach your destination.     

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The visible is always a mirror of the invisible. The reality is imagined before it manifests itself.     

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You will fail many times but in failing you'll learn and in learning you'll find your way. Remember, there are no mistakes in life but only lessons, and lessons will keep on repeating until learned.     

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Tears are words that need to be written.     

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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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Falling down is not defeat. Defeat is, when you refuse to get up.     

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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 at once.     

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

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Magical places are always beautiful and deserve to be contemplated. Always stay on the bridge between the invisible and the visible.     

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The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.     

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Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks. Perhaps this person will never be disappointed or disillusioned; perhaps she won't suffer the way people do when they have a dream to follow. But when the person looks back-she will hear her heart.     

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Don`t waste your time with explanations people only hear what they want to hear.     

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

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