Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
I can control my destiny, but not my fate. Destiny means there are opportunities to turn right or left, but fate is a one-way street. I believe we all have the choice as to whether we fulfil our destiny, but our fate is sealed.
Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions.
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.
You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It's very simple.
Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.
Paulo Coelho — quotes and aphorisms
Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.
I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.