Paulo Coelho Quotes

- Notable Paulo Coelho Quotes Index -

Born: August 24, 1947, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth Country: Brazil
Occupation: Author

1.
All women have a perception much more developed than men. So all women somehow, being repressed for so many millennia, they ended up by developing this sixth sense and contemplation and love. And this is something that we have a hard time to accept as part of our society.
- Paulo Coelho

2.
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
- Paulo Coelho

3.
Beauty is the greatest seducer of man.
- Paulo Coelho

4.
Every day I try to be in communication with the universe in an unconscious way.
- Paulo Coelho

5.
Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.
- Paulo Coelho

6.
I think you can have 10,000 explanations for failure, but no good explanation for success.
- Paulo Coelho

7.
I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. They thought nobody can make a living from being a writer in Brazil. They were not wrong.
- Paulo Coelho

8.
I'd have stopped writing years ago if it were for the money.
- Paulo Coelho

9.
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.
- Paulo Coelho

10.
I've done everything I wanted to do, even if I have had to pay a very high price - which has been the case most of the time.
- Paulo Coelho

11.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
- Paulo Coelho

12.
In the United States, I am a great success, but I am not a celebrity.
- Paulo Coelho

13.
Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.
- Paulo Coelho

14.
Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere.
- Paulo Coelho

15.
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
- Paulo Coelho

16.
Music for me, it demands full concentration.
- Paulo Coelho

17.
Of course, to have money is just great because you can do what you think is important to you. I always was a rich person because money's not related to happiness.
- Paulo Coelho

18.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
- Paulo Coelho

19.
Publishing is in a kind of Jurassic age.
- Paulo Coelho

20.
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.
- Paulo Coelho

21.
The good old days, when each idea had an owner, are gone forever.
- Paulo Coelho

22.
The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
- Paulo Coelho

23.
We want to answer this classical question, who am I? So I think that most of our works are for art, or whatever we do, including science or religion, tried to answer that question.
- Paulo Coelho

24.
When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It's very simple.
- Paulo Coelho

25.
You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
- Paulo Coelho

Quotes by Paulo Coelho

Quote Lite Home