Choose language

Forgot your password?

Need a Spoofbox account? Create one for FREE!

No subscription or hidden extras


Paulo Coelho

Read through the most famous quotes from Paulo Coelho

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

— Paulo Coelho

#loss #posessions #transience #nothing

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.

— Paulo Coelho


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.

— Paulo Coelho

#mentoring #teacher #inspirational

How much I missed, simply because I was afraid of missing it.

— Paulo Coelho

#life #opportunity #life

Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.

— Paulo Coelho

#explain #gossip #life #people #public-opinion

The strongest love is the love that can demonstrate its fragility.

— Paulo Coelho

#love #vulnerability #love

If someone isn't what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

— Paulo Coelho

#opinions #idea

Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.

— Paulo Coelho


When each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises.

— Paulo Coelho


I’ve learned that waiting is the most difficult bit, and I want to get used to the feeling, knowing that you’re with me, even when you’re not by my side.

— Paulo Coelho

#you #learn

About Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho Quotes

Did you know about Paulo Coelho?

One year later he dropped out and lived life as a hippie traveling through South America North Africa Mexico and Europe and started drugs in the 1960s. Paulo Coelho (Portuguese: [ˈpawlu kuˈeʎu]; born August 24 1947) is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. As a teenager Coelho wanted to become a writer.

He has become one of the most widely read authors in the world today. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious international awards amongst them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum and France's Légion d'honneur.

back to top