Paulo Coelho is a world-renowned author whose writing has inspired millions. Not many know, however, of the trials he has had to undergo. When he was a young man, Coelho was placed in a mental institution by his parents because he wanted to pursue writing instead of choosing another “logical and reasonable” career.
His passion inspired him to rebel and after a career in songwriting, journalism and a stint in law school, he became a full-time writer. Coelho has since sold millions of copies of his books worldwide, has devoted fans all over, his 1988 novel, The Alchemist is still a bestseller and his work is translated into 80 different languages.
Paulo Coelho’s life and experiences are mirrored in his writings. His quotes are filled with wisdom and practical advice. Whether you’re looking for a new career, ending a relationship or trying to figure out what the next step should be, Coelho’s quotes are just what your soul needs. His writing speaks to people pursuing happiness and who want to answer the call of life.
These 10 quotes, including one from his latest book The Spy, might be the inspiration you need to pursue your dreams and live the life you want to be living.
Paulo Coelho’s new book, The Spy, is a compelling and enthralling account of the enigmatic Mata Hari’s life. It is available at Amazon.in and across all leading bookstores near you.