Dreams nourish the soul just as food nourishes the body. The pleasure of the search and of adventure feeds our dreams.
Other Paulo Coelho quotes:
You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged on it.
Change. But start slowly, because direction is more important than speed.
When there is no turning back, then we should concern ourselves only with the best way of going forward.
We may not know what we want, but we must know what we don't want.
Dream and love are just words - until you decide to experience them.
Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.
The biggest mistake of the man is that he thinks he doesn't deserve the good and the bad things from his life.
A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.
If you don't care about what people think, you already passed the first step of success.
The ship is safest when it is in port, but that's not what ships were built for.