Tag Archives: Paulo Coelho

“What is the world’s greatest lie?” …

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Pic. Fresno CA

“Everyone believes the world’s greatest lie…”
says the mysterious old man.
“What is the world’s greatest lie?” …
The old man replies,
“It’s this: that at a certain point in our lives,
we lose control of what’s happening to us,
and our lives become controlled by fate. “
~The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho 

I’m interested only in the present.

Be a happy man
“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.”

-The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Elegance is achieved when…


August 2016 calendar

Elegance is achieved when
all that is superfluous has been discarded
and the human being discovers simplicity
and concentration: the simpler
and more sober the posture,
the more beautiful it will be.
~Paulo Coelho

In character,
in manner,
in style,
in all things,
the supreme excellence is simplicity.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow