Brazil has graced the world with tons of sacred gifts: samba, cachaça, capoeira, açaí—and everyone’s favorite modern mystic, Paulo Coelho. Through the many spiritual ruminations of The Big C—he who has tread the paths of the hippie, the Jesuit, the occultist, the lawyer, the mental asylum inhabitant, the writer and the misunderstood son—we can come to terms with the world through the soul of a seeker and the heart of a poet. Paul Coelho has earned numerous international awards, among them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. The Alchemist, his most famous novel, has been translated into 80 languages. Here is a link to his blog.
And if that doesn’t satisfy you, here are 50 Paulo Coelho quotes to always carry inside, because no matter how you slice it, one Coelho quote per day keeps the demons at bay. Use these quotes as personal affirmations, reminders or daily jolts of inspiration.
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