Thoughts have power — Quotes to challenge the way you think and perhaps even change the way you live.

Sharing some inspirational quotes by Paulo Coelho , he is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist and the recipient of numerous international awards. He is best known for his widely translated novel The Alchemist.

1- I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature. Paulo Coelho

2- Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. Paulo Coelho

3- I can control my destiny, but not my fate. Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street. I believe we all have the choice as to whether we fulfil our destiny, but our fate is sealed. Paulo Coelho

4- Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

5- When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Paulo Coelho

6- People are very reluctant to talk about their private lives but then you go to the internet and they’re much more open. Paulo Coelho

7- This may sound a little bit idealistic, but when I go to my blog, my Facebook page, my Twitter account, I talk to different people from all over the world, and you see how it’s easy to establish a dialogue. Paulo Coelho

8- It took me 40 years to write my first book. When I was a child, I was encouraged to go to school. I was not encouraged to follow the career of a writer because my parents thought that I was going to starve to death. Paulo Coelho

9- 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. Paulo Coelho

10- When I write a book, I write a book for myself; the reaction is up to the reader. It’s not my business whether people like or dislike it. Paulo Coelho
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