40 Paulo Coelho Quotes

Born: August 24, 1947
Paulo Coelho
Be inspired and motivated by these Paulo Coelho quotes. He was born in Brazil. He has received numerous awards for his work as an lyricist and novelist. Be encouraged by his words of wisdom!



I can control my destiny, but not my fate. Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street. I believe we all have the choice as to whether we fulfil our destiny, but our fate is sealed.
Paulo Coelho
Destiny   |     Fate



When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.

Paulo Coelho
Inspirational Quotes   |    



Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

Paulo Coelho
Funny Inspirational Quotes   |    



Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.

Paulo Coelho
Graduation   |    



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
Patience   |     Respect



And when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.

Paulo Coelho
Achievement   |    



The world is changed by your example. Not by your opinion. Paulo Coelho
The world is changed by your example. Not by your opinion.

Paulo Coelho
Change   |     Example



Faith can exist without prayer, but prayer cannot exist without faith.

Paulo Coelho
Faith   |     Prayer



One day you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the things you've always wanted. Do it now.

Paulo Coelho
Time   |    



If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule - Never lie to yourself.

Paulo Coelho
Successful   |     Truth



Don't waste your time with explanations, people only hear what they want to hear.

Paulo Coelho
Wise   |    



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
Life   |    



Talent is a universal gift, but it takes a lot of courage to use it. Don't be afraid to be the best.

Paulo Coelho
Courage   |     Words of Encouragement



Never give up. When your heart becomes tired, just walk with your legs - but move on.

Paulo Coelho
Giving Up   |     Moving Forward



People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.

Paulo Coelho
Dream   |    



Considering the way the world is, one happy day is almost a miracle.

Paulo Coelho
Happy   |     Miracle



It is possible to avoid pain? Yes, but you'll never learn anything. Is it possible to know something without ever having experiencing it? Yes, but it will never truly be part of you.

Paulo Coelho
Experience  |    



The secret is here in the present. If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it. And, if you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better.

Paulo Coelho
Future   |    



People are afraid to pursue their most important dreams, because they feel that they don't deserve them, or that they'll be unable to achieve them.

Paulo Coelho
Fear   |    



It's only those who are persistent and willing to study things deeply, who achieve the master work. Paulo Coelho
It's only those who are persistent and willing to study things deeply, who achieve the master work.

Paulo Coelho
Persistence   |     Willpower



People are never satisfied. If they have a little, they want more. If they have a lot, they want still more. Once they have more, they wish they could be happy with little, but are incapable of making the slightest effort in that direction.

Paulo Coelho
Happiness   |     Effort



Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.

Paulo Coelho
Focus   |    



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
Mistake  |    



Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.

Paulo Coelho
Love   |     Short Love Poems



Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily.

Paulo Coelho
Never Quit   |    



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
Encouraging   |    



A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.

Paulo Coelho
Children   |    



We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.

Paulo Coelho
Poems about Life   |    



Making a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.

Paulo Coelho
Decision   |    



You're always learning. The problem is, sometimes you stop and think you understand the world. This is not correct. The world is always moving. You never reach the point you can stop making an effort.

Paulo Coelho
Learning   |    



It took me 40 years to write my first book. When I was a child, I was encouraged to go to school. I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death.

Paulo Coelho
Encouraging Poems   |    



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
Wealth   |     Poems about Happiness



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
Quotes to Live By   |    



People learn twenty-five percent from their teacher, twenty-five percent from listening to themselves, twenty-five percent from their friends, and twenty-five percent from time.

Paulo Coelho
Teacher   |     Listening



Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with a soaking joy. But sometimes under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots keeping itself alive.

Paulo Coelho
Joy   |     Romantic Poems



Haters are confused admirers who can't understand why everybody else likes you.

Paulo Coelho
Funny Quotes about Life   |    



There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

Paulo Coelho
Failure   |     Motivational Poems



Go for the impossible. I always tried to find my own limits. So far I did not find them, so my universe is in constant expansion.

Paulo Coelho
Possibilities   |     Mindset



Don't listen to the malicious comments of those friends who, never taking any risks themselves, can only see other people's failures.

Paulo Coelho
Friend   |     Gossip



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
Challenge   |     High School Graduation Quotes



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