66 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!



  1. 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



  2. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
    Paulo Coelho
    Inspirational Quotes



  3. Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
    Paulo Coelho
    Funny Quotes




  4. Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
    Paulo Coelho
    Graduation



  5. 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



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



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



  9. Faith can exist without prayer, but prayer cannot exist without faith.
    Paulo Coelho
    Faith



  10. 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
    Action



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



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



  13. 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



  14. 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



  15. Never give up. When your heart becomes tired, just walk with your legs - but move on.
    Paulo Coelho
    Giving Up



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



  17. Considering the way the world is, one happy day is almost a miracle.
    Paulo Coelho
    Happy



  18. 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

    Pain



  19. 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



  20. 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



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



  23. 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
    Effort



  24. 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



  25. 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



  26. 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



  27. Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily.
    Paulo Coelho
    Never Quit



  28. 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
    New Day



  29. 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



  30. 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



  31. 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



  32. 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



  33. 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
    Words of Encouragement



  34. 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



  35. 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



  36. 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
    Listening



  37. 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
    Romantic Poems



  38. Haters are confused admirers who can't understand why everybody else likes you.
    Paulo Coelho
    Funny Quotes about Life



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



  41. 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



  42. 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
    Gossip



  43. 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
    High School Graduation Quotes



  44. Life can seem short or life can seem long, depending on how you live it.
    Paulo Coelho
    Live Life



  45. A brush with death always helps us to live our lives better.
    Paulo Coelho
    Death



  46. All you have to do is pay attention: lessons always arrive when you are ready, and if you can read the signs, you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step.
    Paulo Coelho
    Quotes on Life Lessons



  47. To become really good at anything, you have to practice and repeat, practice and repeat, until the technique becomes intuitive.
    Paulo Coelho
    Practice



  48. It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
    Paulo Coelho
    Amazing



  49. I think that, with age, people come to realize that death is inevitable. And we need to learn to face it with serenity, wisdom and resignation.
    Paulo Coelho
    Age



  50. People want to change everything and, at the same time, want it all to remain the same.
    Paulo Coelho
    People Change



  51. Don't be intimidated by other people's opinions. Only mediocrity is sure of itself, so take risks and do what you really want to do.
    Paulo Coelho
    Quotes about Taking Risks



  52. Victories and defeats form part of everyone's life - everyone, that is, except cowards, as you call them, because they never lose or win.
    Paulo Coelho
    Defeat



  53. 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
    Teacher



  54. Music isn't just something that comforts or distracts us, it goes beyond that - it's an ideology. You can judge people by the kind of music they listen to.
    Paulo Coelho
    Music



  55. 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
    Quotes about Love and Life



  56. If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.
    Paulo Coelho
    Famous Quotes about Life



  57. There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.
    Paulo Coelho
    Overcoming



  58. The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
    Paulo Coelho
    Wise



  59. If I believe I will win, then victory will believe in me. 
Paulo Coelho
  60. If I believe I will win, then victory will believe in me.
    Paulo Coelho
    Winning



  61. What does learning mean: accumulating knowledge or transforming your life?
    Paulo Coelho
    Knowledge



  62. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
    Paulo Coelho
    Judgemental



  63. Words are tears that have been written down. Tears are words that need to be shed. Without them, joy loses all its brilliance and sadness has no end.
    Paulo Coelho
    Joy



  64. No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn't know it.
    Paulo Coelho
    Make A Difference



  65. Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.
    Paulo Coelho
    Travel



  66. Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.
    Paulo Coelho
    Meaningful



  67. When each day is the same as the next, it's because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises.
    Paulo Coelho
    Quote of The Day



  68. You are what you believe yourself to be.
    Paulo Coelho
    Believe



  69. To live is to experience things, not sit around pondering the meaning of life.
    Paulo Coelho Experience



  70. The day is made up of 24 hours and an infinite number of moments. We need to be aware of those moments and make the most of them regardless of whether we're busy doing something or contemplating life.
    Paulo Coelho
    Life Is Beautiful



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