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More Paulo Coelho Inspirational Quotes

  • Every human being has a personal legend to be fulfilled, and this is our reason for being in the world. This personal legend manifests itself in our enthusiasm for the task.
  • One can abandon one’s personal legend for a time, as long as one does not forget about it entirely and returns to it as soon as possible.
  • Every human being should keep alive within them the sacred flame of madness, but should behave as a normal person.
  • Only the following items should be considered to be grave faults: not respecting another’s rights: allowing oneself to be paralyzed by fear; feeling guilty; believing that one does not deserve the good or ill that happens in one’s life; being a coward. We will love our enemies, but not make alliances with them. They were placed in our path in order to test our sword, and we should, out of respect for them, struggle against them. We will choose our enemies.
  • It is hereby decreed that the wall separating the sacred and the profane be torn down. From now on everything is sacred.
  • Everything that is done in the present affects the future in the form of consequence and affects the past in the form of redemption.
  • We are all different, and should do what we can do te remain so.
  • Each human being was given two possibilities: action and contemplation. Both lead to the same place.
  • Each human being was given two qualities: power and the gift. Power directs us towards our destiny; the gift obliges us to share with others what is best in us.
  • Courage is fear that prays.
  • The brave are always stubborn.
  • Suffering has no strength to wound a weary body.
  • A child can always teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.
  • “Your heart is alive. Keep listening to what it has to say”
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