Updated: Jul 28
Birth: August 24, 1947, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Paulo Coelho de Souza was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1947. We know him from numerous books such as The Alchemist, The Winner Stands Alone, The Devil and Miss Prym, Eleven Minutes, Brida, Manuscript Found in Accra...
Apart from authorship, he serves as a consultant in Unesco's Intercultural Dialogues program and is also on the board of the Schwab Foundation, which regulates the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
I would like to share with you today; 10 Inspirational Quotes by Paulo Coelho de Souza on Success.
"I write from my soul. This is the reason that critics don't hurt me, because it is me. If it was not me, if I was pretending to be someone else, then this could unbalance my world, but I know who I am." /Paulo Coelho
"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
"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." /Paulo Coelho
"When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too." /Paulo Coelho
"If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. If he has to make a choice, may he make it now. Then I will either wait for him or forget him." /Paulo Coelho
"Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn't have the courage to say "yes" to life?" /Paulo Coelho
"I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature." /Paulo Coelho
"If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it." /Paulo Coelho
"The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love." /Paulo Coelho