Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Born: August 24, 1947

Nationality: Brazilian

Occupation: Novelist, lyricist

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: As quoted in Publishing Tips : Weekly Strategies for the Independent Writer (2008) by Linda A. Lavid, p. 57

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Elders on Love: Dialogues on the Consciousness, Cultivation, and Expression of Love (1999) by Kenneth R. Lakritz and Thomas M. Knoblauch

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Source/Notes: The child in the shepherd's dream, p. 14 - The Alchemist (1988)
Source/Notes: This has sometimes been paraphrased: The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them. - The Alchemist (1988)