"If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Paulo Coelho on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Paulo Coelho on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Paulo Coelho on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Paulo Coelho on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Paulo Coelho on Maya Angelou
"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."