"Beauty is the greatest seducer of man."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Paulo Coelho on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Paulo Coelho on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Paulo Coelho on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Paulo Coelho on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Paulo Coelho on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"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."
"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."
"Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience."