Who is Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho de Souza (, Portuguese: [ˈpawlu kuˈeʎu]; born 24 August 1947) is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist and a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters since 2002. His novel The Alchemist became an international best-seller and he has published 28 more books since then.

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Paulo Coelho was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and attended a Jesuit school. At 17, Coelho's parents committed him to a mental institution from which he escaped three times before being released at the age of 20. Coelho later remarked that "It wasn't that they wanted to hurt me, but they didn't know what to do... They did not do that to destroy me, they did that to save me."

At his parents' wishes, Coelho enrolled in law school and abandoned his dream of becoming a w...
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Psychepoetry: be brave take risk. nothing can substitute experience. — paulo coelho
Justice78602373: when we love, we always strive to become better than we are. when we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — paulo coelho lifelong bond with sushant
Optionsgurukul: "if it costs you your peace, it's too expensive." - paulo coelho
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Some Wretched creature, savior take
Who would exult to die
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