19 Paulo Coelho Quotes to Set You Up for Success in 2017

Mark Horoszowski

Mark Horoszowski is the co-founder and CEO of MovingWorlds.org, as well as an adjunct lecturer on Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Washington Tacoma's Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility.

Paulo Coelho‘s books, lyrics, and quotes have inspired and motivated people around the world. Here are 19 of his top quotes that will help you reach your goals in 2017

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“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.”

 

"Travel is never a matter of money but of courage."
“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.”

 

"Sometimes you have to travel a long way to find what is near"
“Sometimes you have to travel a long way to find what is near.”

 

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”

 

“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.”
“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.”

 

"You are what you believe yourself to be."
“You are what you believe yourself to be.”

 

"Don’t allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily."
“Don’t allow your mind to tell your heart what to do. The mind gives up easily.”

 

"It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting."
“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

 

"It’s what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future."
“It’s what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future.”

 

"We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body."
“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.”

 

"We always know which is the best road to follow, but we follow only the road that we have become accustomed to."
“We always know which is the best road to follow, but we follow only the road that we have become accustomed to.”

 

"A life without a cause is a life without effect."
“A life without a cause is a life without effect.”

 

"Fortunate are those who take the first steps."
“Fortunate are those who take the first steps.”

 

"The danger of an adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort."
“The danger of an adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort.”

 

"Happiness is something that multiplies when it is divided."
“Happiness is something that multiplies when it is divided.”

 

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“The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.”

 

"Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant."
“Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.”

 

"Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience."
“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.”

 

"If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal."
“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal.”

For more inspiration from Paulo, follow him on FacebookTwitter and on his blog. If you need help setting out on your own life adventure in 2017, we hope you’ll consider going Experteering or joining the MovingWorlds Institute.

 

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