"The good old days, when each idea had an owner, are gone forever."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Paulo Coelho on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Paulo Coelho on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Paulo Coelho on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Paulo Coelho on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Paulo Coelho on Abraham Lincoln
"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."