In the United States, I am a great success, but I am not a celebrity.
Quote by Paulo Coelho
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Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.
I think you can have 10,000 explanations for failure, but no good explanation for success.
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
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.
All women have a perception much more developed than men. So all women somehow, being repressed for so many millennia, they ended up by developing this sixth sense and contemplation and love. And this is something that we have a hard time to accept as part of our society.
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.
Every day I try to be in communication with the universe in an unconscious way.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
Sometimes I lose a whole morning waiting on journalists and other people who look for me. But I always find some time for reading, talking to my friends and feeling what is happening in this world.
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
I love it when Muslims go to war with each other, as I do when the Christians do, because it shows there's no such thing as the Christian world and the Islamic world. That's all crap.
Sometimes when you're trying to do a record too close to home, you can get really distracted.
I have to be alone very often. I'd be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That's how I refuel.
When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.
Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Maybe you don't like your job, maybe you didn't get enough sleep, well nobody likes their job, nobody got enough sleep. Maybe you just had the worst day of your life, but you know, there's no escape, there's no excuse, so just suck up and be nice.
Anyone working for a big company might be skeptical that a large business, or even a strictly online business, can form the same kind of friendly, loyal relationship with customers as a local retailer. I'm saying it's already been done because I lived it.