19 inspiring Paulo Coelho Quotes for Entrepreneurs

Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian lyricist and author. He’s most widely known for the incredible novel, The Alchemist.
The Alchemist is one of those books that can be read year after year, and new messages are learned each time. I’ve put together this list of 19 inspiring Paulo Coelho Quotes for Entrepreneurs.

19) “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting

18) “Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

17) “when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

16) “If you start out by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work toward getting it.

15) “He had to choose between something he had become accustomed to and something he wanted to have.
14) “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.”

13) “The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world, and never to forget the drops of oil on the spoon.

12) “I’m like everyone else—I see the world in terms of what I would like to see happen, not what actually does.

11) “When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.”

10) “We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it’s our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand.”

9) “Because I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. You’ll see that there is life in the desert, that there are stars in the heavens, and that tribesmen fight because they are part of the human race. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living right now.

8) “…to die tomorrow was no worse than dying on any other day. Every day was there to be lived or to mark one’s departure from this world.

7) “Courage is the quality most essential to understanding the Language of the World.

6) “There is only one way to learn,” the alchemist answered. “It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.
5) “Most people see the world as a threatening place, and, because they do, the world turns out, indeed, to be a threatening place.

4) “before a dream is realized, the Soul of the World tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams, master the lessons we’ve learned as we’ve moved toward that dream. That’s the point at which most people give up. It’s the point at which, as we say in the language of the desert, one ‘dies of thirst just when the palm trees have appeared on the horizon.”

3) “To show you one of life’s simple lessons,” the alchemist answered. “When you possess great treasures within you, and try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed.

2) “If a person is living out his Personal Legend, he knows everything he needs to know. There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

1) “That’s what alchemists do. They show that, when we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.”

 

Chris Hughes

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