Paulo Coelho Quotes (224 quotes)
“Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.”
p. 184; this also has been quoted as What happens once will never happen again. But what happens twice will surely happen a third time. - The Alchemist (1988)
By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept (2009 edition), HarperCollins - ISBN: 9780061859953
By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept (1994)
The Alchemist (1988)
“The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.”
As quoted in Quotes That Help You Survive (2006) by Harpreet Kaur Kapoor
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Born: August 24, 1947 (age 71)
Occupation: Novelist, lyricist
Bio: Paulo Coelho is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist. He has become one of the most widely read authors in the world today. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious international awards, amongst them the Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum and France's Legion d'Honneur.