Paulo Coelho

Brazilian lyricist and novelist.The Alchemist, his most famous novel, has been translated into 80 languages. The author is the all-time bestselling Portuguese language author.

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Happiness, Suffering

After all, what is happiness? Love, they tell me. But love doesn't bring and never has brought happiness. On the contrary, it's a constant state of anxiety, a battlefield; it's sleepless nights, asking ourselves all the time if we're doing the right thing. Real love is composed of ecstasy and agony.