Friday August 5th 2011

Thought for the Day

“When we strive to become better than we are,
everything around us becomes better too.”

~ Paulo Coelho
(1947-)



*Paulo Coelho

Paulo CoelhoBorn August 24, 1947 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

A Brazilian lyricist and novelist. As a teenager, Coelho wanted to become a writer. Upon telling his mother this, she responded with “My dear, your father is an Engineer. He’s a logical, reasonable man with a very clear vision of the world. Do you actually know what it means to be a writer?” After researching, Coelho concluded that a writer “always wears glasses and never combs his hair” and has a “duty and an obligation never to be understood by his own generation,” amongst other things.

*Source | More | Home | Blog




Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *