Inspirational Paulo Coelho Quotes On Life, Love, Friendship

Paulo Coelho de Souza is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist, best known for his novel The Alchemist. In 2014, he uploaded his personal papers online to create a virtual Paulo Coelho Foundation. This Paulo Coelho quotes on nature, love, life will motivate you.

Best Paulo Coelho Quotes

  1. That is why it is so important to let certain things go. To release them. To cut loose. People need to understand that no one is playing with marked cards; sometimes we win and sometimes we lose. Don’t expect to get anything back, don’t expect recognition for your efforts, don’t expect your genius to be discovered or your love to be understood. Complete the circle. Not out of pride, inability, or arrogance, but simply because whatever it is no longer fits in your life. Close the door, change the record, clean the house, get rid of the dust. Stop being who you were and become who you are. ~ Paulo Coelho
  2. Our life is a constant journey, from birth to death. The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station. ~ Paulo Coelho
  3. the reward of our work is not what we get, but what we become ~ Paulo Coelho
  4. Life is short. Kiss slowly, laugh insanely, love truly, and forgive quickly ~ Paulo Coelho

  5. If you only walk on sunny days you’ll never reach your destination. ~ Paulo Coelho
  6. Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people. ~ Paulo Coelho
  7. Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson. ~ Paulo Coelho
  8. Blessed are those who do not fear solitude, who are not afraid of their own company, who are not always desperately looking for something to do, something to amuse themselves with, something to judge. ~ Paulo Coelho
  9. What makes people weak? Their need for validation and recognition, their need to feel important. Don’t get caught in this trap. ~ Paulo Coelho
  10. we can harness the energy of the winds, the seas, the sun. But the day man learns to harness the energy of love, that will be as important as the discovery of fire. ~ Paulo Coelho
  11. Perfect people don’t drink, don’t fight, don’t lie, don’t make mistakes, and…don’t exist. ~ Paulo Coelho

  12. How people treat other people is a direct reflection of how they feel about themselves. ~ Paulo Coelho
  13. When you say ‘yes’ to others, make sure you are not saying ‘no’ to yourself. ~ Paulo Coelho
  14. I will be capable of loving, regardless of whether I am loved in return, Of giving, when I have nothing, Of working happily, even in the midst of difficulties, Of holding out my hand, even when utterly alone and abandoned, Of drying my tears, even while I weep, Of believing, even when no one believes in me. ~ Paulo Coelho
  15. When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream. ~ Paulo Coelho
  16. Don’t say maybe if you want to say no. ~ Paulo Coelho
  17. No, I’m not mistaken. I know you don’t love me. But I’m going to fight for your love. There are some things in life that are worth fighting for to the end. You are worth it. ~ Paulo Coelho
  18. Sometimes it’s what you don’t say that counts. ~ Paulo Coelho

  19. The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter. ~ Paulo Coelho
  20. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own. ~ Paulo Coelho
  21. close some doors today. not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because they lead you nowhere ~ Paulo Coelho
  22. What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace ~ Paulo Coelho
  23. Be proud of your scars. They remind you that you have the will to live. ~ Paulo Coelho

  24. It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory, but when you succeed, you start to realize that you’re capable of far more than you imagined. ~ Paulo Coelho Quotes
  25. Our contradictions. We are in such a hurry to grow up, and then we long for our lost childhood. We make ourselves ill earning money, and then spend all our money on getting well again. We think so much about the future that we neglect the present, and thus experience neither the present nor the future. We live as if we were never going to die and die as if we had never lived. ~ Paulo Coelho
  26. If I had to give you one piece of advice it would be this: don’t be intimidated by other people’s opinions.
    Don’t allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are not. ~ Paulo Coelho
  27. We human beings have enormous difficulty in focusing on the present; we always thinking about what we did, about how we could have done it better…. or else we think about the future, about what we’re going to do… But at this precise moment, you also realize that you can change your future by bringing the past into the present. ~ Paulo Coelho
  28. Past and future only exist in our mind. The present moment, though, is outside of time, it’s Eternity… It isn’t what you did in the past the will affect the present. It’s what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future. ~ Paulo Coelho
  29. Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once. ~ Paulo Coelho
  30. One day you will wake up & there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.

  31. Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle. ~ Paulo Coelho
  32. If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello. ~ Paulo Coelho
  33. Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear. ~ Paulo Coelho
  34. When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. ~ Paulo Coelho
  35. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way. ~ Paulo Coelho
  36. There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. ~ Paulo Coelho
  37. Life is not about good answers, it is about interesting questions. ~ Paulo Coelho
  38. How does light enter a house? If the windows are open. How does light enter a human? If the door of love is open. ~ Paulo Coelho Quotes
  39. To succeed in life, you must have the courage to be hated. ~ Paulo Coelho

  40. However good we are, however correctly we seek to lead our lives, tragedies do occur. We can blame others, look for justification, imagine how our lives would have been different without them. But none of that matters: they have happened, and that is that. From this point on, it is necessary that we review our own lives, overcome fear, and begin the process of reconstruction. ~ Paulo Coelho
  41. 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. ~ Paulo Coelho
  42. We are travelers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling, and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share. This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity. ~ Paulo Coelho
  43. Don’t give anyone the power to put you down. Haters are losers pretending to be winners. ~ Paulo Coelho
  44. I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter. ~ Paulo Coelho
  45. Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. ~ Paulo Coelho

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