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³When we first met, I didn't want to get involved with anyone. I didn't have the time or energy, and I wasn't sure that I was ready for it. But you were so good to me, and I got swept up in that. And little by little, I found myself falling in love with you.´ Nicholas Sparks ³You were honest and hardworking and kind. You were polite and patient and more mature than any guy I¶d dated before. And when we were together, you listened in a way that made me feel like I was the only woman in the world. You made me feel complete and spending time with you just seemed right.´ - The Wedding ³The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.´ - The Notebook ³Each recognized the fact that real commitment could be proven only through the passage of time.´ - Nicholas Sparks ³My first thoughts after waking are ± and always have been ± of you.´ - The Wedding ³It's possible to go on, no matter how impossible it seems.´ - Dear John ³Constellations shine with light that was emitted aeons ago, and I wait for something to come to me, words that a poet might use to illuminate life's mysteries. ± The Wedding ³It might seem as the hardest thing to do, but you have to forget the guy who forgot about you.´ - The Notebook ³Life was messy. Always had been and always would be and that was just the way it was, so why bother complaining? You either did something about it or you didn¶t, and then you lived with the choice you made.´ - The Best of Me ³The greater the love, the greater the tragedy when it¶s over. Those two elements always go together.´ - Nights in Rodanthe ³You have no idea how much the last few days have meant to me," I began. "Meeting you has been the best thing that's ever happened to me.´ - Dear John ³When she looked up at him, it was suddenly easy for her to imagine that her fears were pointless. That he would love her no matter what she told him, and that he was the kind of man who loved her already and would love her forever.´ - Safe Haven ³Love hurts. There is nothing as painful as heartbreak. But in order to learn to love again you must learn to trust again.´ - Nicholas Sparks ³He was a wonderful man. And when a man is that special, you know it sooner than you think possible. You recognize it instinctively, and you're certain that no matter what happens, there will never be another one like him.´ - The Lucky One ³Don't take my advice. Or anyone's advice. Trust yourself. For good or for bad, happy or unhappy, it's your life, and what you do with it has always been entirely up to you.´ - The Best of Me ³Then you came along and helped me believe in myself again.´ - Nights in Rodanthe ³in all the years we spend together, I never once regretted the fact that I had chosen her and that she had chosen me as well.´ - The Wedding

but you can learn from it. When you are loved. because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation.´ .´ ± Eleven Minutes y y y y y y y y y .´ . When I stopped being who I am.Paulo Coelho ³Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.Nicholas Sparks ³And. I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.´ .´ . But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering. Paulo Coelho ³The secret of life.The Alchemist ³So. It rushes from heaven to hell in a matter of seconds. we have a sense that the whole universe is on our side. there's no need at all to understand what's happening.´ .Paulo Coelho ³When someone leaves. because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity. is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.The Alchemist ³Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives. everything around us becomes better too.´ . You cannot change it.´ . it leaves us feeling lost and confused.The Alchemist ³There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Forgetting hurts. all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.The Alchemist ³Love is an untamed force.y y y y y y y y y y y y ³The past is the past.The Alchemist ³Waiting hurts. and only the wise can see them. to always be busy with something. there is nothing left! How is it possible for the beauty that was there only minutes before to vanish so quickly? Life moves very fast.´ .The Alchemist ³When we love. but it's another to think that yours is the only path.The Alchemist ³This is what we call love. you can do anything in creation.Eleven Minutes.The Alchemist ³One is loved because one is loved. though. When we strive to become better than we are.´ . there you will find your treasure.´ . it's because someone else is about to arrive. No reason is needed for loving.´ The Alchemist ³It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. it enslaves us. When we try to control it. when you want something. When you are loved. it destroys us. When we try to imprison it.´ .´ ± Paulo Coelho ³Remember that wherever your heart is. I found myself.´ ± Paulo Coelho ³The simple things are also the most extraordinary things. And yet if something goes wrong.´ .Paulo Coelho ³If I am really a part of your dream. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path.´ .´ .The Zahir. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams.The Alchemist ³When we meet someone and fall in love.´ The Alchemist ³A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason.´ Paulo Coelho ³When I had nothing to lose. we always strive to become better than we are. you'll come back one day. but none about his or her own. I had everything. and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires. because everything happens within you. When we try to understand it. Paulo Coelho ³We can never judge the lives of others.´ .

It hurt when I lost each of the various men I fell in love with.The Witch of Portobello. Paulo Coelho ³Your eyes show the strength of your soul.´ . It's all a question of how I view my life.´ .This is a precious moment. but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.stardust. Paulo Coelho ³What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something.The Witch of Portobello. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other. to share. Even if it is not returned right away. Paulo Coelho ³The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.Veronika Decides to Die.´ . you must not be afraid. they have to findout for themselves.´ The Alchemist ³Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant. no one can harm anyone else.´ ± Paulo Coelho ³I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure.´ Eleven Minutes ³People never learn anything by being told.´ .Veronika Decides to Die.The Fifth Mountain.´ . You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Paulo Coelho y y y y y y y y y y y y y y . Life is eternal. for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly. Paulo Coelho ³Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there. we are each of us responsible for our own feelings and cannot blame someone else for what we feel. defeat. It is a little parenthesis in eternity. though. Paulo Coelho ³You are what you believe yourself to be. That is the true experience of freedom: having the most important thing in the world without owning it.´ . at any time in their lives.Eleven Minutes ³Anyone who loves in the expectation of being loved in return is wasting their time. and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.Paulo Coelho ³In love.By The River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept. you won't be able to talk to your heart. Paulo Coelho ³Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Disappointment. I am convinced that no one loses anyone.´ . love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire. Paulo Coelho ³There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them.Paulo Coelho ³Don't give in to your fears. Now. of doing what they dream of.´ Brida.´ .Paulo Coelho ³We are travelers on a cosmic journey. love has to be possible. because no one owns anyone. to love.The Alchemist ³When you find your path.´ .´ .y y y y ³Life is too short.´ .The Devil and Miss Prym. But they are there for a reason.´ . If you do.swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. to meet.´ .Brida.The Alchemist ³People are capable. or too long. Paulo Coelho ³In real life.´ .

Every day. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time. you¶ll be a happy man. It isn't what romantic songs tell us it is . that it doesn't exist--that today is the same as yesterday and will be the same as tomorrow.love simply is. drink the whole bottle. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny. All wines should be tasted. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen. They cheer us on and are pleased by our triumphs. but behave like normal people.The Zahir. Paulo Coelho ³We pretend to be strong because we are weak. Life will be a party for you. yet still we go forward.´ . Life does not look back.´ . Paulo Coelho ³Our true friends are those who are with us when the good things happen. our suffering is serving to console them for their miserable lives. It may arrive in the instant when we are doing something mundane. False friends only appear at difficult times.´ .Paulo Coelho ³When we least expect it. but with others.Eleven Minutes ³You have to take risks. it¶s because people fail to recognize the good things happen in their lives everyday.´ . it may lie hidden in the quiet that follows the lunch hour or in the thousand and one things that all seem the same to us. Because we trust.´ ³We can also allow our Soulmate to pass us by. God gives us the sun--and also one moment in which we have the ability to change everything that makes us unhappy. Paulo Coelho ³Everything that happens once can never happen again. we try to pretend that we haven't perceived that moment. or a debt.´ .Paulo Coelho ³The strongest love is the love that can demonstrate its fragility.´ . some should only be sipped. ± Paulo Coelho ³None of us knows what might happen even the next minute. whether it's our life or our possessions and property.Paulo Coelho ³Love is not a habit. Run the risk of being different.without accepting him or her. supportive faces.By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept. at such a moment.y y y y y y y y y y y y y y ³Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. a grand festival.´ .Paulo Coelho ³I don¶t live in either my past or my future. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand. in fact. life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change.´ .´ . a commitment. The challenge will not wait. there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. If you can concentrate always on the present.The Alchemist ³When each day is the same as the next. I¶m interested only in the present. when.Brida. Every day.Brida. like putting our front-door key in the lock.´ . Because we have Faith. with their sad.The Devil and Miss Prym. but learn to do so without attracting attention. that the sun rise´ ± Paulo Coelho . we will be condemned to the worst torture humankind ever invented for itself: loneliness. they will discover that magic moment. Paulo Coelho ³Stay mad. he said. But if people really pay attention to their everyday lives. And because of our selfishness. Paulo Coelho ³We are afraid of losing what we have.or even noticing. because life is the moment we¶re living now. Then we will need another incarnation in order to find that Soulmate. But that moment exists--a moment when all the power of the stars becomes a part of us and enables us to perform miracles.´ .

Everyone is indeed crazy.Brida. we avoid them happening. I feel as if I were talking about something that has nothing to do with me. ± By The River Piedra I Sat Down And Wept.The Valkyries.´ ³It's not my story anymore: whenever I speak about the past now. he doesn't remember the details of everything he learned. not its shadows. they just keep repeating what others tell them to. disappointment. By taking risks¶ she said to Brida. but until you can see this clearly. Paulo Coelho ³Haters are confused admirers who can¶t understand why everybody else likes you´ . When it appears. though. With that reassurance.y y y y y y y y y y y y y y The person who gives him or herself wholly. you will discover that you are that person. we see only its light. and had shared his universe with her. ³Whenever you want to achieve something. Paulo Coelho I wished I were there with someone who could bring peace to my heart someone with whom I could spend a little time without being afraid that i would lose him the next day. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed. if we have nothing to lose. If we are desperate. of despair. then the unknown reveals itself. never taking any risks themselves. concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. Paulo Coelho ³You must be the person you have never had the courage to be. They shared the same universe.Paulo Coelho ³You will never be able to escape from your heart. disillusion. about difficult decisions and hard words. Yet she was there at his side. We could be silent for a while because we'd know we had the rest of our lives together for conversation. Paulo Coelho ³If one day I could get out of here. and the importance of fulfilling my mission.´ Paulo Coelho ³But how will I know who my Soulmate is?´ Brida felt that this was one of the most important questions she had ever asked in her life. Paulo Coelho ³Love is a trap. these meetings occur when we reach a limit. These meeting are waiting for us. when we need to die and be reborn emotionally.´ . you must pretend and invent. the time would pass more slowly. and the same trees.´ . or if we are full of enthusiasm for life. Live everything as intensely as you can and keep whatever you felt as a gift from God. She knew his weaknesses. I feel the way a warrior must feel after years of training. Paulo Coelho ³He knew one of the women well.´ .Eleven Minutes. and our universe changes directions. keep your eyes open.Veronika Decides to Die.´ The Devil and Miss Prym. can only see other people's failures. Paulo Coelho ³Don't listen to the malicious comments of those friends who. but the craziest are the ones who don't know they're crazy.´ Eleven Minutes. his moments of hatred. Paulo Coelho Generally speaking. They had seen the same mountains. I wouldn't have to worry about serious matters. I would allow myself to be crazy. but more often than not. but never . µ By risking failure.´ . Gradually. is the person who loves most wholeheartedly. the person who feels freest. The best way to destroy the bridge between the visible and invisible is by trying to explain your emotions.´ . All that remains in the present are the voice. although each of them had seem them differently. I think they helped me to become the person I am today. the presence. So it's better to listen to what it has to say. I don't regret difficulties I experienced.Eleven Minutes.The Zahir.´ . Paulo Coelho ³Don¶t bother trying to explain your emotions. but he knows how to strike when the time is right.

it is because no one wants us. and if you can read the signs. Paulo Coelho ³Tears are words that need to be written. people have recognized their true Love by the light in their eyes.Paulo Coelho ³Life takes us by surprise and orders us to move toward the unknown -even when we don't want to and when we think we don't need to.´ Brida. If what makes us happy is different from what we have now. But sometimes under the angry heat of life. or someone who won't leave us. or that they¶ll be unable to achieve them. or someone who has left us. Paulo Coelho ³Ever since time began. We. drenching couples with a soaking joy. or of moments that could have been good but weren¶t.´ ± The Zahir.Warrior of the Light. Paulo Coelho ³If you start by promising what you don't even have yet.´ ³People are afraid to pursue their most important dreams. want it all to remain the same.Paulo Coelho ³To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation. Paulo Coelho . you will triumph in the end. the worse has been through love.y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y ceasing in you search for Love. Paulo Coelho ³No one should ever ask themselves that: why am I unhappy? The question carries within it the virus that will destroy everything. feeling even more unhappy.´ . Paulo Coelho ³People want to change everything and.´ . at the same time.´ . become fearful just thinking of loved ones who go away forever.The Zahir.Veronika Decides to Die.Maktub. when these things happen.´ .´ ³All you have to do is to pay attention. lessons always arrive when you are ready. love dries on the surface and must nourish from below.´ .. you must be prepared to set them free. We are always suffering because of someone who doesn't love us.´ ³Of all the ways we have found to hurt ourselves.´ . Because. it means we want to find out what makes us happy. because love was the key to understanding all of the mysteries. their hearts. tending to its roots keeping itself alive. you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.´ ³Be crazy! But learn how to be crazy without being the center of attention. you were capable of learning everything and of knowing things you had never dared even to think.The Alchemist ³If you love someone. you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step´ . or of treasures that might have been found but were forever hidden in the sands.´ .´ .Brida.´ . If we are alone. can nourish from above. because they feel that they don¶t deserve them. Love is such a thing.. If we ask that question. the second is knowing when to stop.´ . Paulo Coelho ³We humans have two great problems: the first is knowing when to begin. Be brave enough to live different. As long as you keep looking.By the river piedra I sat down and wept.By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept. then we must either change once and for all or stay as we are. Paulo Coelho ³Love like rain. Paulo Coelho ³When you were in love.´ .The Alchemist ³God always offers us a second chance in life.Paulo Coelho ³Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. we suffer terribly.

Brida ³Human beings can withstand a week without water. I suspect is your case. The world is full of them: the promises of riches. But if you simply look at a flower in the field.´ .The Devil and Miss Prym. But when all is said and done. but not loneliness.´ . No one is "just this way". Paulo Coelho ³Try to find pleasure in the speed that you're not used to.. you're the one who must decide how you handle it. That you will never be mine.. y y y y y y y y . of infinite love. It cannot be held prisoner because it is a river and will overflow its banks.The Alchemist ³Love is not to be found in someone else. Paulo Coelho ³No matter what he does. that's when you are transformed.´ . that you're bothering the person next to you.The Witch of Portobello ³People give flowers as present because flowers contain true meaning of love. as. And if they don't have the courage to complain. It is the worst of all tortures. and exactly the fate awaits those who believe promises. we continue to change as change is the nature of man. Changing the way you do routine things allows a new person to grow inside of you.. we need the other person.´ . others accept whatever seems to guarantee better days ahead.. and it has a soul. to family life. many years of homelessness.. If people don't like it. when you love someone with all your heart. Paulo Coelho ³And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear. Anyone who tries to posses a flower will have to watch its beauty fading..it will not be who they are tomorrow.Paulo Coelho ³I am two women: one wants to have all the joy.´ . It cannot betray because it has nothing to do with possession. That is what the forest taught me. But in order to do that. The universe only makes sense when we have someone to share our feelings with. because the earth is alive. And normally he doesn't know it. my certainty during moments of faith. We are part of that soul. and that is why i will never lose you. Some people think they can promise anything.Eleven Minutes You were my hope during my days of loneliness. you'll keep it forever." Paulo Coelho "Everything on earth is being continuously transformed. my anxiety during moments of doubt. that's their problem´ . every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world.y y y y y y ³If there is any possible consolation in the tragedy of losing someone we love very much.Veronika Decides to Die. of eternal salvation.. we simply awaken it. and the trapped water will grow stagnant.´ Stop thinking all the time that you're in the way. two weeks without food.´ .´ .´ Eleven Minutes ³When you want something with all your heart.Paulo Coelho ³In the first place. you shouldn't believe in promises. it's the necessary hope that perhaps it was for the best. so we rarely recognize that it is working for us. passion and adventure that life can give me. the worst of all sufferings. Anyone who tries to imprison love will cut off the spring that feeds it.´ . The other wants to be a slave to routine. to the things that can be planned and achieved ± Eleven Minutes ³Love fills everything. Those who make promises they don't keep end up powerless and frustrated. That is who they are today .The Witch of Portobello. It cannot be desired because it is an end in itself. but in ourselves. they can complain.. that's when you are closest to the Soul of the World.

and there are defeats. it all depends on when they cross the path of each individual human being. twenty-five percent from their friends.´ ³Don't forget that everything you deal with is only one thing and nothing else.y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y ³We must never stop dreaming.Brida . but it's another to think that yours is the only path. But if we¶re alone. and twenty-five percent from time.´ ³So you see.´ ³We always have a tendency to see those things that do not exist and to be blind to the great lessons that are right there before our eyes. No one can avoid them..´ Eleven minutes ³When we set out on the path. It's through action.´ ³making a decision was only the beginning of things. we always have a fairly clear idea of what we hope to find.The Alchemist ³I think that when we look for love courageously. who achieve the master work. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for.´ ³Dreaming is very pleasant as long as you are not forced to put your dreams into practice.Paulo Coelho ³But there is suffering in life. it reveals itself. Life is strange.´ . and we wind up attracting even more love. when you least expected it. twenty-five percent from listening to themselves. the fear of a life full of new challenges. When he does so. When someone makes a decision.´ ³It's only those who are persistent and willing to study things deeply.´ .The Alchemist ³He had to choose between something he had become accustomed to and something he wanted to have. Will changes the space around us. he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision. just as a meal does for the body.. Desires are things that need to be satisfied. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.´ .The Alchemist ³Happiness is something that multiplies when it is divided. Faith is Will.´ .´ . They simply want to reach the thing they have set as their goal.´ . For at that moment. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul. Women are generally seeking their Soul Mate.The Devil and Miss Prym ³God only rarely reveals the future. everyone does. we become even more alone. it is for one reason: it's a future that was written so as to be altered.´ . whereas Will is a force. the fear of losing forever everything that is familiar.The Witch of Portobello ³Faith is not Desire.. Neither party is really interested in learning.´ .´ ³People learn twenty-five percent from their teacher. all our fears suddenly surface: the fear of setting off along a road heading who knows where.´ . and men looking for Power.´ ³She had just realized there were two things that prevent us from achieving our dreams: believing them to be impossible or seeing those dreams made possible by some sudden turn of the wheel of fortune. If one person really wants us. Good and Evil have the same face.The Alchemist ³It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path.Paulo Coelho ³There is only one way to learn.

it's because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. but are incapable of making the slightest effort in that direction. you will understand that Love is neither giving nor receiving -it is participating. Therefore.´ ³Love can take us to heaven or hell.´ ± Paulo Coelho ³Finding one important thing in your life doesn¶t mean you have to give up all the other important things. then you become an instrument of God.The Zahir ³Everything. The secret is here in the present. if you improve on the present. It's your mission on earth. Paulo Coelho ³Whoever you are.Paulo Coelho ³Don't allow your mind to tell your heart what to do.´ ³If you accept such love with purity and humility. but by his ability not to forget those who helped him when his need was greatest.´ ³Talent is a universal gift. it makes no mistakes because it doesn't think.y y y ³Sorrows do not last forever when we are journeying towards the thing we have always wanted. even when you¶re not by my side. and more than once she had wondered why people ended up distancing themselves from that world.´ ³The wise are wise only because they love. and y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y . when you really want something. they wish they could be happy with little. they want more.´ The Alchemist ³The world has a soul and whoever understands that soul can also understand the language of many things. If they have a lot..´ .´ . you help the Soul of the World. And the foolish are foolish only because they think they can understand love.´ .´ . be prepared to travel. Don't be afraid to be the best.. The mind gives up easily´ ³Fairy tales had been her first experience of the magical universe. or whatever it is that you do. knowing the immense joy that childhood had brought to their lives. you can improve upon it. To think is to make mistakes. Once they have more. knowing that you¶re with me. but it always takes us somewhere.´ ³The future belongs to God. If you pay attention to the present.´ ³A man's dignity isn't measured by the people he has around him when he's at the peak of his success.´ ³They say that extroverts are unhappier than introverts and have to compensate for this by constantly proving to themselves how happy and contented and at ease with life they are.´ ³But if you believe yourself worthy of the thing you fought so hard to get. and it is only he who reveals it. they want still more. and I want to get used to the feeling.´ .Brida ³I¶ve learned that waiting is the most difficult bit. If they have a little. Forget about the future. that no one is interested in what we have to say about life.´ The Witch of Portobello .The Winner Stands Alone. and that the world can continue turning without our awkward presence. and even the smallest things are worthy of our consideration.there is nothing worse than the feeling that no one cares whether we exist or not. what comes later will also be better. And. and you understand why you are here. under extraordinary circumstances. but it takes a lot of courage to use it. How do I guess at the future? Based on the omens of the present.Eleven Minutes ³People are never satisfied..´ ³The mirror reflects perfectly. absolutely everything on this earth makes sense.

Paulo Coelho ³She didn't need to understand the meaning of life. However. All have a purpose in creation and that purpose is called Love.´ . The pleasure of the search and of adventure feeds our dreams.´ ³That is why I write . solitude into remembrance. Whenever we do something that fills us with enthusiasm. say it with an open heart. He will be able to fight more skilfullly next time. confident that God loves his children. If you must say no. the first road to God is prayer. Paulo Coelho ³Considering the way the world is. Getting rid of certain memories also means making some room for other memories to take their place. brings with it an eternity.to try to turn sadness into longing. I need to think and think and write about love-otherwise.´ ³When you possess great treasures within you and try to tell others of them. say it without fear.Eleven Minutes ³music isn't just something that comforts or distracts us.. it is the path that God chose for you here on Earth.´ .´ . the second is joy. it was enough to find someone who did. knowing that someone stronger than you is protecting you from all evil and all danger´ . waiting to be discovered.Brida ³If you must say yes. and then fall asleep in his arms and sleep as a child sleeps. and creates a twin soul for every person in the world.Brida ³The universe only makes sense when we have someone to share our feelings with. my soul won¶t survive. Without such love. one¶s dreams would have no meaning.By The River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept.y y y y y y y y live ach day according to the teachings. seldom are you believed. ³Things pass.it's an ideology.Paulo Coelho ³Magical places are always beautiful and deserve to be contemplated .´ ³I need to write about love. and the best we can do is to let them really go away.´ ³Although I have been through all that I have.´ ³Remember. we are following our legend. one happy day is almost a miracle. What is gone cannot return. shouldn't be concentrated in just one person. because it was they who brought me to the place I wished to reach.´ . then victory will believe in you.´ . A true warrior knows that when he loses a battle. he is improving the skill with which he wields a sword.´ ³We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.but move on. I do not regret the many hardships I met. just walk with your legs . ´ ³Never give up. in itself. and the incredible certainty that everything under the sun has been written by one hand only.´ ³Defeat exists but not suffering.´ . it goes beyond that .´ ³If you believe in victory. however.´ ³It is said that all people who are happy have God within them. It is the hand that evokes love.. What is about to arrive needs to be recognized.The Alchemist ³The past and the future become unimportant. Always stay on the bridge between the invisible and the visible.´ ³Being human means having doubts and yet still continuing on your path.The Alchemist ³Dreams nourish the soul just as food nourishes the body.´ ± The Alchemist y y y y y y y y y y y y y y .´ ³We are all a part of the divine spark. we don't all have the courage to confront our own dream.´ ³What is a personal calling? It is God's blessing. There is only that moment. That love. you can judge people by the kind of music they listen to. Wake up that love. When your heart becomes tired. it should be scattered throughout the world.´ . Each day.

it has its own voice and speaks for itself. when you consider the number of unexpected things that could happen in each second of our fragile existences.Like The Flowing River. Paulo Coelho ³The roller-coaster is my life. When male knowledge joins with female transformation. like thousands of rainbows superimposed one on top of the other. it¶s mountaineering. Because when we love.It was like putting out your own eyes in order not to see the bad things in life.Eleven Minutes the best way to know who we are is often to find out how others see us.´ . and the only way of avoiding them is by deciding not to take that path at all. we always strive to become better than we are.The Alchemist ³I¶m afraid of love. because it involves things that are beyond our understanding.´ . but you can choose to overcome it. The magic moments go unrecognized. when a door opens ..´ ³You can't avoid pain.´ . falling over and getting up again.´ .and the world we live in will be either better or worse.´ ³I understand once again that the greatness of God always reveals itself in the simple things.which indeed it is.´ ³. depending on whether we become better or worse. but the shadow it casts frightens me. The one only has meaning with the other. and then suddenly.´ ³The only power you have on this planet is the power of your decisions.´ ³No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light. The existence of this world is simply a guarantee that there exists a world that is perfect.Veronika Decides to Die. men could understand his spiritual teachings and the marvels of his wisdom. And that's where the power of love comes in. the hand of destiny changes everything. you have more than you can cope with. In order not to suffer.´ ³Love doesn't need to be discussed. there are certain things that could have heppened but. and its name is wisdom. the next. to open people's eyes.´ ³Sometimes.´ ³She would consider each day a miracle . to reveal the marvels around. months and years without feeling new.´ ± Brida ³The soil needs the seed and the seed needs the soil.´ . It is the same thing with human beings. it¶s taking chances. life is a fast. God created the world so that. Paulo Coelho ³Sadness does not last forever when we walk in the direction of that which we always desired. dizzying game. Then.´ . life is a parachute jump..Paulo Coelho ³Sometimes life is very mean: a person can spend days. it¶s wanting to get to the very top of yourself and feeling angry and dissatisfied when you don¶t manage it´ ³Writing is one of the most solitary activities in the world. weeks.What does this phrase mean? At any given moment in our lives. then the great magical union is created. we are so attached to our way of life that we turn down wonderful opportunities simply because don't know what to do with it.a positive avalanche pours in.y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y ³Pain. didn't.´ ± Brida ³I could have.´ ³Love was a feeling completely bound up with color. it sheds such a brilliant light. Wisdom means both to know and to transform. One moment. you have nothing. you have to renounce love. loss and separation are inevitable on the path of love. through its visible objects.´ ³The wise men understood that this natural world is only an image and a copy of paradise.

Paulo Coelho ³You came so that you could learn about your dreams. Definitely not everything and maybe not the way you imagined.and no heart has ever suffered when it¶s gone in search of its dreams. I know he's out there.´ y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y . Like an amazing boy.´ .´ .´ ± Take Me There.y y y ³No heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams. watch television.´ . we have to go back to a time when warriors would gather around a fire and tell stories. he wasn't right for you.´ ³You must always know what it is that you want. there's always a positive side.´ ³If a girl starts out all casual with a guy and she doesn't tell him that she wants a relationship. I can interpret what he has said. life surprises you.The Fifth Mountain.´ . Susane Colasanti I tried to wait for my life to begin.until you decide to experience them´ ³The most important thing in all human relationships is conversation. Even if you can't see it yet. always searching far into the distance. except yourself. But sometimes.Waiting for you. "And dreams are the language of God.´ ³Dream and love are just words . is far more powerful than any ritual.´ ³Many people don't allow themselves to love. But if he speaks in the language of the soul.. Something has to happen.Brida ³Loneliness. Susane COlasanti ³Even in a bad situation. But it's not so easy when you try it in real life. When he speaks in our language. the cinema.Paulo Coelho ³A prayer couched in the words of the soul. but people don¶t talk anymore.´ . But the thing you're looking for is usually close to you and always has been. when accepted.Waiting for you.Waiting for You.. becomes a gift that will lead us to find a purpose in life.Waiting for you. when you least expected it.´ ³I want to be the kind of person who can do that.´ . that's all he'll ever want. Move on and forgive people and be healthy and happy. read books.´ ³Although I have the colors. Susane Colasanti ³There is no time to leave important words unsaid. I just have to find him.´ . only the Lord can mix them with such harmony.´ . they don¶t sit down to talk and listen.´ ³I'm thinking that it might actually be possible for things to work out sometimes." said the old woman.because there are a lot of things at risk a lot of future and a lot of past. Be straight with him from the start. That's why you have to look within yourself to find answers instead of searching beyond.When It Happens. and everyone will love you. It seems like an easy thing to do in my head. Susane Colasanti ³It's about how you're like a lighthouse.´ . If we want to change the world. it will never become a relationship.´ . Susane Colasanti ³I'd rather be weird and happy than normal and miserable. If he gets scared and runs away. it is only you who can understand. but they almost never talk. They go to the theater. If you give the guy the impression that casual is okay with you. listen to the radio. Susane Colasanti ³It's weird how time can change something you thought would always stay the same. Paulo Coelho ³Live to please the others. because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.The Alchemist ³Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is far worse than the suffering itself .

´ ³That is why it is so important to let certain things go. We can stifle its cries. the child who still exists inside us. or even our choice. Susane Colasanti ³He never gives up on who I am or who I could be.The child we once were is still there. Love isn¶t logical. but simply because whatever it is no longer fits in your life. There will always be some truth about them you don¶t ever get to know.´ ± Something Like Fate Sometimes if you reach out. Complete the circle. If you're lucky enough to find this person. Don't expect to get anything back.´ ³It¶s interesting how something that comes so easily to one person can be so impossible for someone else. but we cannot silence its voice. don't expect recognition for your efforts.´ . it takes away all the magic.´ .´ .´ ³It¶s unbelievable how you can affect someone else so deeply and never know. People need to understand that no one is playing with marked cards.´ So Much Closer. sometimes we win and sometimes we lose. Susane Colasanti ³You can never completely know anyone.´ .´ ³Maybe there is no one perfect person and anyone you end up with will eventually make you think there¶s someone better out there. Blessed are the children. it's time to decide how I'll get there.If we are not reborn if we cannot learn to look at life with the innocence and the enthusiasm o childhood it makes no sense to go on living.So Much Closer. Close the door. And through their eyes. never let them go. To release them. They see endless possibilities. Stop being who you were and become who you are.´ Something Like Fate. Susane Colasanti ³You can¶t ever know the real anybody unless you¶re friends with them. get rid of the dust.Paulo Coelho ³We know each other in a way that no one else can.When It Happens. no matter how well you think you do.´ ± So Much Closer ³Just when it seems like life is getting good. inability or arrogance. As someone who can make a difference in this world.The Zahir. something always has to come along and ruin it. the person you¶re trying to reach will be right there waiting. To cut loose.´ .So Much Closer.y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y ³If you have to explain about how something's supposed to feel. change the record. for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. As someone who matters.´ . We share a history that makes us permanently connected.´ . He doesn't run away when things get complicated. Paulo Coelho ³Emotions were like wild horses and it required wisdom to be able to control them.´ . Susane Colasanti ³We can¶t help who we love. you start to see yourself the same way.So Much Closer. And sometimes not even then. don't expect your genius to be discovered or your love to be understood. clean the house.Brida . Susane Colasanti ³Things don¶t get better just because you want them to. They see the potential of you. That child understands magic moments. Love chooses us. Not out of pride.Something Like Fate we have to listen to the child we once were.´ .So Much Closer ³Now that I know where this life is going. Susane Colasanti ³One of the most amazing things that can happen is finding someone who sees everything you are and won't let you be anything less.

Live everything intensely and treasure what you feel as a gift from God.Brida .y y ³Do not try to explain feelings.´ .