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We always know which is the best road to follow, but we follow only the road that we have become accustomed to.

--Paulo Coelho
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A life without a cause is a life without effect.

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There is no time to leave important words unsaid.

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Sometimes you have to travel a long way to find what is near.

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Seek to live. Remembrance is for the old.

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All we have to do is understand that we're all here for a reason and to commit ourselves to that. Then we can laugh at our sufferings, large and small and walk fearlessly, aware that each step has meaning.

--Paulo Coelho
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There is nothing worse than the feeling that no one cares whether we exist or not, that no one is interested in what we have to say about life, and that the world can continue turning without our awkward presence.

--Paulo Coelho
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But we must never forget that spiritual experience is above all a practical experience of love. And with love, there are no rules. ... The heart decides, and what it decides is all that really matters.

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The aim of every human being is to understand the meaning of total love.

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During sex, it is very difficult to deceive the other person because that is when each person shows who they really are.

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It isn't expectations that carry us forward, it's our desire to go on.

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The day is made up of 24 hours and an infinite number of moments. We need to be aware of those moments and make the most of them regardless of whether we're busy doing something or contemplating life.

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Everyone knows how to love because we are all born with that gift.

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Longer Version:

Everyone knows how to love,because we are all born with that gift.Some people have a natural talent for it but the majority of us have to re-learn,to remember how to love,and everyone,without exception,needs o burn on the bonfire of past emotions,to relieve certain joys and griefs,certain ups and downs,until they can see the connecting thread that exists behind each new encounter;because there is a connecting thread.


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With love, there are no rules. The heart decides and what it decides is all that really matters.

--Paulo Coelho
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Life moves very fast. It rushes us from heaven to hell in a matter of seconds.

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Love, too, was just a question of time.

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Love is not to be found in someone else but in ourselves; we simply awaken it. But in order to do that, we need the other person.

--Paulo Coelho

Longer Version:

Love is not to be found in someone else, but in ourselves; we simply awaken it. But in order to do that, we need the other person. The universe only makes sense when we have someone to share our feelings with.


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It is not time that changes man nor knowledge the only thing that can change someone's mind is love.

--Paulo Coelho
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Don't explain. Your friends do not need it, and your enemies will not believe you.

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No matter how you feel today, get up, dress up and show up.

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In love, no one can harm anyone else; we are each responsible for our own feelings and cannot blame someone else for what we feel.

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Stop thinking all the time that you're in the way, that you're bothering the person next to you. If people don't like it, they can complain. And if they don't have courage to complain, that's their problem.

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Teaching is only demonstrating that it is possible. Learning is making it possible for yourself.

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You don't need to climb a mountain to know that it's high.

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When you were in love, you were capable of learning everything and of knowing things you had never dared even to think, because love was the key to understanding all of the mysteries.

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Perseverance brings good luck.

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If you must say yes, say it with an open heart. If you must say no, say it without fear.

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Go further than you planned. Ask for the moon: you will be surprised how often you get it.

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Enjoy the questions and forget the answers.

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When you know how to use it, disobedience can be a virtue.

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Hurry up: your dreams are waiting for you, but they will not wait forever.

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I'm not a body with a soul, I'm a soul that has a visible part called the body.

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I must have no fear of failure. It was my fear of failure that first kept me from attempting the Master Work.

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Learn to recognize omens, and follow them.

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Life will be a party for you, a grand festival because life is the moment we're living right now.

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The closer one gets to realizing his destiny, the more that destiny becomes his true reason for being.

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I'm like everyone else -- I see the world in terms of what I would like to see happen, not what actually does.

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Everyone has his or her own way of learning things. His way isn't the same as mine, nor mine as his. But we're both in search of our destinies, and I respect him for that.

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People live to save themselves. You will understand that at the moment of your own death.

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Life doesn´t come with any guarantees. You have to risk it to get the biscuit.

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Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you´ll find your treasure.

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Most people see the world as a threatening place, and, because they do, the world turns out, indeed, to be a threatening place.

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In fairy tales, the princesses kiss the frogs, and the frogs become princes. In real life, the pricesses kiss princes, and the princes turn into frogs.

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Reason lost the battle, and all I could do was surrender and accept I was in love.

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The warrior is always trying to improve.

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The warrior of the light has a destiny to fulfill.

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A warrior takes every opportunity to teach himself.

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Don't allow your wounds to transform you into someone you are not.

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On some nights, he has nowhere to sleep, on others he suffers from insomnia. That's just how it is, thinks the warrior. I was the one who chose to walk this path.

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Enjoy your magic moment today. As it will not be here tomorrow.

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Magical places are always beautiful and deserve to be contemplated ... Always stay on the bridge between the invisible and the visible.

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People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.

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Part of the fun in life is exactly this: running risks.

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Everything and everybody is the same; this is the mystery and the end.

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If there was no change, there would be no universe.

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Where will my heart lead if I've yet to wander so many unknown paths?

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The worst killing is that which kills the joy we get from life.

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Those who wish to learn magic ought to begin by looking around them.

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The Warrior of the Light never forgets the old saying: The good little goat doesn't bleat.

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Stay close to those who sing, tell stories, and enjoy life, and whose eyes sparkle with happiness. Because happiness is contagious and will always manage to find a solution, whereas logic can find only an explanation for the mistake made.

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Today don't beg, don't ask, just thank God in silence for all the blessings in your life.

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Elegance is accepted and admired because it makes no effort to be elegant.

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Elegance is not an outer quality, but a part of the soul that is visible to others.

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When you repeat a mistake, it is not a mistake anymore: it is a decision.

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All haters are losers, even when they win.

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Accept what life offers 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.

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We forget that the world is what we imagine it to be. We stop being the sun and become, instead, the pool of water reflecting it.

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If we don't face our fears, our fears will chase us forever.

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We all know fear. But passion makes us fearless.

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No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open people's eyes, to reveal the marvels around.

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Our time on this earth is sacred, and we should celebrate every moment.

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God is the same, even though He has a thousand names; it is up to us to select a name for Him.

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The more attention you pay an enemy, the stronger you make him. Be attentive, but don't be paranoiac.

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Things pass, and the best we can do is to let them really go away. Getting rid of certain memories also means making some room for other memories to take their place.

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You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one.

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And a mistake repeated more than once is a decision.

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Outer beauty is inner beauty made visible.

--Paulo Coelho

Longer Version:

Outer beauty is inner beauty made visible, and it manifests itself in the light that flows in our eyes.


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We can see the Divine in each speck of dust, but that doesn't stop us from wiping it away with a wet sponge. The Divine doesn't disappear; it's transformed into the clean surface.

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In order for us to liberate the energy of our strength, our weakness must first have a chance to reveal itself.

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Anyone who has lost something they thought was theirs forever finally comes to realise that nothing really belongs to them.

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Many times the wrong train took me to the right place.

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Our life is a constant journey, from birth to death. The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station.

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What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.

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Sometimes love blinds us, other times it let's us see.

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In true love you want your partner to be happy.
In false love you want your partner.

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Live fully, love deeply, let go with no bitterness.

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True love allows each person to follow his or her own path, aware that doing so can never drive them apart.

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We, their hearts, become fearful just thinking of loved ones who go away forever, or of moments that could have been good but weren't, or of moments that could have been found but were forever hidden in the sands.

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I wept because I was re-experiencing the enthusiasm of my childhood; I was once again a child, and nothing in the world could cause me harm.

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Laugh at your worries and insecurities. View your anxieties with humor. It will be difficult at first, but you'll gradually get used to it.

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The gods throw the dice and they don't ask whether we want to be in the game or not.

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You should paint those visions of paradise rather than just talking about them.

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Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

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Each morning brings a hidden blessing; a blessing which is unique to that day, and which cannot be kept or re-used. If we do not use this miracle today, it will be lost.

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A man's dignity isn't measured by the people he has around him when he's at the peak of his success, but by his ability not to forget those who helped him when his need was greatest.

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What people regard as vanity -- leaving great works, having children, acting in such a way as to prevent one's name from being forgotten -- I regard as the highest expression of human dignity.

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The eyes are the mirror of the soul and reflect everything that seems to be hidden; and like a mirror, they also reflect the person looking into them.

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Joy goes against the foundations of mathematics: it multiplies when we divide.

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Loneliness, when accepted, becomes a gift that will lead us to find a purpose in life.

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Don't fear the light within. May it ignite the Sacred Flame in your soul.

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We wish you a perfect day!