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"Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own."
"We are told from childhood onward that everything we want to do is impossible. We grow up with this idea, and as the years accumulate, so too do the layers of prejudice, fear and guilt. There comes a time when our personal calling is so…
"Intense, unexpected suffering passes more quickly than suffering that is apparently bearable; the latter goes on for years and, without our noticing, eats away at our soul, until, one day, we are no longer able to free ourselves from the…
THE ALCHEMIST, by Paulo Coelho is about that certain click one gets when pursuing his/her true path. http://www.penhead.org/
"But you don't know about love. If there hadn't been a sixth day, man would not exist; copper would always be just copper, and lead just lead. It's true that everything has its destiny, but one day that destiny will be realized. So each…
“It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”
...wherever your heart is, that is where you will find your treasure. We are travelers on a cosmic journey,stardust,swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to…
"When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too." —Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
"Everyone has his or her own way of learning things," he said to himself. "His way isn't the same as mine, nor mine as his. But we are both in search of our Personal Legends, and I respect him for that."
"When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too."
"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."
What is the world's greatest lie? "At some point in our lives we loose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate."
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"The thought of a pilgrimmage to mecca is what keeps me going."
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“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with…