Paulo Coelho: The Fifth Mountain

Write them, above all, in your heart; there they can be neither burned nor destroyed, and you will take them wherever you go.

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It`s always necessary to know when a stage of one`s life has ended. If you stubbornly cling to it after the need has passed, you lose the joy and meaning of the rest.

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A child can always teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.

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All life`s battles teach us something, even those we lose.

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