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.

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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…

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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