15 Inspirational Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho, author of best-selling book The Alchemist, is no stranger to inspiring others. For over three decades Coelho has published numerous books, each of which carries a special and inspirational message on how to follow your dreams. If that isn’t enough, he has also been applauded by Oprah, appearing in a two-part interview on Super Soul Sunday.

So, in times of despair, sadness or dejection try turning to the wisdom of Paulo Coelho for that much needed moral boost. Check out some of his most inspiring quotes below and start feeling inspired and motivated today!

“When you want something all the world conspires to help you achieve it.”

“Changes only happen when we leave our comfort zone and go against everything we’re used to doing.”

“You are what you believe yourself to be.”

“The simple things are also the most extraordinary, and only the wise can see them.”

Everybody has a creative potential and from the moment you can express this creative potential, you can start changing the world.

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It’s lethal.”

“A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.”

“You have two choices, to control your mind, or let your mind control you.”

“Everyone believes that the main aim in life is to follow a plan. They never ask if that plan is theirs or if it was created by another person. They accumulate experiences, memories, things, other people’s ideas, and it is more than they can possibly cope with. And that is why they forget their dreams.”

“Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.”

“Accept what life has to offer you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.”

“Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free.”

“What’s the world’s greatest lie?… It’s this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.”

“And please don’t forget: there is life before death.”

Have any of these quotes inspired you? Comment below!

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