"Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Paulo Coelho on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Paulo Coelho on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Paulo Coelho on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Paulo Coelho on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Paulo Coelho on George Bernard Shaw
"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."