"All women have a perception much more developed than men. So all women somehow, being repressed for so many millennia, they ended up by developing this sixth sense and contemplation and love. And this is something that we have a hard time to accept as part of our society."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Paulo Coelho on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Paulo Coelho on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Paulo Coelho on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Paulo Coelho on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Paulo Coelho on John Lennon
"Publishing is in a kind of Jurassic age."
"We want to answer this classical question, who am I? So I think that most of our works are for art, or whatever we do, including science or religion, tried to answer that question."
"Beauty is the greatest seducer of man."
"Every day I try to be in communication with the universe in an unconscious way."
"I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. They thought nobody can make a living from being a writer in Brazil. They were not wrong."