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Paulo Coelho de Souza (IPA: ˈpau̯lu ˈko̯eʎu) (born 24 August 1947) is a Brazilian poet and writer.

Below are 30 of 161 sourced Paulo Coelho quotes. Sources and related information appear under each quote. Use the 'Cite this quote' link to get citation references.

“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

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Quote source: Brida (1990).

“The wise are wise only because they love.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: As quoted in Elders on Love: Dialogues on the Consciousness, Cultivation, and Expression of Love (1999) by Kenneth R. Lakritz and Thomas M. Knoblauch.

“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: The Devil and Miss Prym‎ [O Demônio e a srta Prym] (2000), p. x; this has also been misquoted as "A moment is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny."

“Terror, terror, terror. Life was a reign o terror in the shadow of the guillotine.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: The Devil and Miss Prym‎ [O Demônio e a srta Prym] (2000), p. 86.

“The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: As quoted in Quotes That Help You Survive (2006) by Harpreet Kaur Kapoor.

“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

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Quote source: As quoted in Honor Your Gifts (2007) by Dona M. Deane, p. 199.

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

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: As quoted in Publishing Tips : Weekly Strategies for the Independent Writer‎ (2008) by Linda A. Lavid, p. 57.

“A disciple asked Hejasi: - I want to know what is the most funny thing about human beings. Hejasi said: - That they always think crooked: they’re in a hurry to grow, then lament their lost childhood, and soon lose the money they need to keep their health. "They are so anxious about the future, that they neglect the present, and thus live in neither the present nor the future." "They live as if they were never going to die, and die as if they had never lived."”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: That which is funny about man by Paulo Coelho, Paulo Coelho's Blog (27 August 2008).

“As an author, I should be defending ‘intellectual property’, but I’m not. Pirates of the world, unite and pirate everything I’ve ever written!”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: Paulo Coelho's blog entry "My thoughts on S.O.P.A.", 20 Januar 2012. Retrieved 1 November 2015.

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“I ask myself: are defeats necessary? Well, necessary or not, they happen. When we first begin fighting for a dream, we have no experience and make mistakes. The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: The Alchemist (1988):
O Alquimista [Page numbers provided may vary slightly among different editions] Introduction, p. xi.

“If you come here, you will find a hidden treasure.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: The Alchemist (1988):
O Alquimista [Page numbers provided may vary slightly among different editions] The child in the shepherd's dream, p. 14.

“I told you that your dream was a difficult one. '''It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them.”

— Paulo Coelho

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More on this quote: The Alchemist (1988):
O Alquimista [Page numbers provided may vary slightly among different editions] This has sometimes been paraphrased: "The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them."
• p. 15.

“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

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Quote source: The Alchemist (1988):
O Alquimista [Page numbers provided may vary slightly among different editions] p. 18.

“There is one great truth on this planet: whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it's because that desire originated in the soul of the universe.... The soul of the world is nourished by people's happiness.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: The Alchemist (1988):
O Alquimista [Page numbers provided may vary slightly among different editions] The Old King, p. 22.

“E quando você quer alguma coisa, todo o Universo conspira para que você realize seu desejo.”

— Paulo Coelho

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More on this quote: The Alchemist (1988):
O Alquimista [Page numbers provided may vary slightly among different editions] When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
• p. 22; a variant of this has become attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen" — but no occurrence of this a statement has been located prior to in The Gift of Depression : Twenty-one Inspirational Stories Sharing Experience, Strength, and Hope (2001) by John F. Brown, p. 56

“At that point in their lives, everything is clear and everything is possible. They are not afraid to dream, and to yearn for everything they would like to see happen to them in their lives. But, as time passes a mysterious force begins to convince them that it will be impossible for them to realize their destiny.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: The Alchemist (1988):
O Alquimista [Page numbers provided may vary slightly among different editions] p. 22.

“Life attracts life.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: The Alchemist (1988):
O Alquimista [Page numbers provided may vary slightly among different editions] The alchemist uses this expression at p. 23, but it is one that does not originate with Coelho, though his work has popularized it.

“As he mused about these things, he realised that he had to choose between thinking of himself as the poor victim of a thief and as an adventurer in quest of his treasure.”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: The Alchemist (1988):
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“We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it's our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand.”

— Paulo Coelho

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

— Paulo Coelho

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“"If good things are coming, they will be a pleasant surprise," said the seer. "If bad things are, and you know in advance, you will suffer greatly before they even occur."”

— Paulo Coelho

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Quote source: The Alchemist (1988):
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“The desert takes our dreams away from us, and they don't always return. We know that, and we are used to it. Those who don't return become a part of the clouds, a part of the animals that hide in the ravines and of the water that comes from the earth. They become part of everything... They become the Soul of the World.”

— Paulo Coelho

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

— Paulo Coelho

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“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

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“Don't think about what you've left behind, the alchemist said to the boy as they began to ride across the sands of the desert. "Everything is written in the Soul of the World, and there it will stay forever."”

— Paulo Coelho

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“If what one finds is made of pure matter, it will never spoil. If what you had found was only a moment of light, like the explosion of a star, you would find nothing on your return.”

— Paulo Coelho

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“There is only one way to learn … It's through action.”

— Paulo Coelho

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