Paulo Coelho Quotes.

1. "It was best to put an end to everything now, while she was still brave and healthy enough to die."
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

2. "we’re both crazy, like those who first invented love."
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

3. "We've replaced nearly all our emotions with fear"
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

4. "Haven't you learned anything, not even with the approach of death? Stop thinking all the time that you're in the way, that you're bothering the person next to you. If people don't like it, they can complain. And if they don't have the courage to complain, that's there problem."
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

5. "One fine day I'll reach the conclusion that that's what life is like: There's no point worrying bout it; nothing will change. And I'll accept it."
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

6. "insanity is the inability to communicate your ideas. It’s as if you were in a foreign country, able to see and understand everything that’s going on around you but incapable of explaining what you need to know or of being helped, because you don’t understand the language they speak there."
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

7. "The 'insane' always believe in first impressions."
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

8. "Worse than the composers' suffering, though, was the fact that the girl was playing the music with such soul because she knew she was going to die. And am not going to die? Where is my soul that I might play the music of my own life with such enthusiasm?"
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

9. "Der chronisch Verbitterte bemerkte seine Krankheit nur einmal in der Woche: am Sonntagnachmittag. Dann, wenn weder seine Arbeit noch die Routine ihm halfen, die Symptome zu lindern, bemerkte er, daß irgend etwas nicht stimmte. Denn der Frieden dieser Nachmittage war die reinste Hölle, die Zeit verging nicht, und er war ständig gereizt. Doch dann wurde es wieder Montag, und der Verbitterte vergaß seine Symptome, auch wenn er schimpfte, daß er niemals Zeit hätte, sich auszuruhen, und sich darüber beklagte, daß die Wochenenden immer so schnell vergingen."
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

10. "It was a shame that Allah, Jehovah, God—it didn’t matter what name you gave him—did not live in the world today, because if he did, we would still be in paradise, while he would be mired in appeals, requests, demands, injunctions, preliminary verdicts, and would have to justify to innumerable tribunals his decision to expel Adam and Eve from paradise for breaking an arbitrary rule with no foundation in law: Of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil thou shalt not eat."
- Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

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