Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
"Paulo Coelho", is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He is the recipient of numerous international awards, amongst them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. The Alchemist (novel)/The Alchemist, his most famous novel, has been translated into 80 languages. The author has sold 165 million copies worldwide and is the all-time bestselling Portuguese language author.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous novelists! More Paulo Coelho on Wikipedia.
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.
You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
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.
I think that perhaps we always fall in love the very first time we see the man of our dreams, even though, at the time, reason may be telling otherwise, and we may fight against that instinct, hoping against hope that we won't win, until there comes a point when we allow ourselves to be vanquished by our feelings...
'When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.'
The moment of that kiss contained every happy moment I had ever lived.
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.