My dream was, and still is, to be a writer. – Paulo Coelho
For those who do not know, Paulo Coelho is a famous Brazilian writer who was born on August 24, 1947, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Before he became one of the most widely read author, he also worked as an actor, lyricist, journalist and theater director.
His best-selling book The Alchemist (more than 65 million copies (source AFP)) has been translated at least 56 different languages. Other important titles include: Brida (1990), The Valkyries (1992), Veronika Decides to Die (1998), Eleven Minutes (2003), The Pilgrimage (1988), and By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept (1994).
He has received numerous prestigious awards. The most notable are Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum (1999) and France’s Legion d’Honneur (1999).
Read these 23 quotes and find out what Paulo Coelho thinks on various themes.
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