"In the United States, I am a great success, but I am not a celebrity."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Paulo Coelho on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Paulo Coelho on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Paulo Coelho on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Paulo Coelho on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Paulo Coelho on Winston Churchill
"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."