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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I realised a long time ago that a warrior in search of his dream must take his inspiration from what he actually does & not from what he imagines himself doing.     

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I'm not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk.     

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Straight roads do not make skillful drivers.     

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Sometimes I catch myself stooping, and whenever I am like that, I am sure something is not quite right.     

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Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.     

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No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tell all.     

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Our human condition makes us tend to share only the best of ourselves, because we are always searching for love and approval.     

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When you repeat a mistake, it is not a mistake anymore: it is a decision.     

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Standing facing the door in an elevator and pretending you're the only person there, no matter how crowded it is.     

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People are very reluctant to talk about their private lives but then you go to the internet and they're much more open.     

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They say that extroverts are unhappier than introverts and have to compensate for this by constantly proving to themselves how happy and contented and at ease with life they are.     

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The pain of yesterday is the strength of today.     

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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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Forget about shortcuts. Instead, enjoy the wonders of your path.     

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Any man who, having planted a vineyard, has not yet reaped the benefits should do so at once, so that he does not die in the struggle and leave it for another 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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Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.     

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The extraordinary lies in the path of ordinary people.     

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When you know how to use it, disobedience can be a virtue.     

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Graduates leave university and can't find a job. Old people reach retirement and have almost nothing to live on. Grown-ups have no time to dream, struggling from nine to five to support their families and pay for their children's education, always bumping up against the thing we all know as harsh reality.      

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Because you believed I was capable of behaving decently, I did.     

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

Paulo Coelho