Paulo Coelho , world’s most loved author celebrates his 69th birthday today. Paulo has given us many great novels that have taught us to live better , happier. On the occasion of his birthday , we bring you top 10 quotes from his novels that with string the right chords of your heart. Brace yourself.
“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
“If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. If he has to make a choice, may he make it now. Then I will either wait for him or forget him.”
By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept
“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”
“The 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.”
-Veronica Decides To Die
“Everything tells me that I am about to make a wrong decision, but making mistakes is just part of life. What does the world want of me? Does it want me to take no risks, to go back to where I came from because I didn’t have the courage to say “yes” to life?”
“When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive.”
“When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.”
“Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.”
“There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them.
But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.”
-The Fifth Mountain
“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny.”
― The Devil and Miss Prym