"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."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Paulo Coelho on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Paulo Coelho on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Paulo Coelho on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Paulo Coelho on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Paulo Coelho on Oscar Wilde
"Publishing is in a kind of Jurassic age."
"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."
"Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience."