"Of course, to have money is just great because you can do what you think is important to you. I always was a rich person because money's not related to happiness."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Paulo Coelho on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Paulo Coelho on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Paulo Coelho on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Paulo Coelho on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Paulo Coelho on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."