Quotes from Paulo Coelho’s Eleven Minutes

HYMN TO ISIS
For I am the first and the last
I am the venerated and the despised
I am the prostitute and the saint
I am the wife and the virgin
I am the mother and the daughter
I am the arms of my mother
I am the barren and my children are many
I am the married woman and the spinster
I am the woman who gives birth and she who never procreated
I am the consolation for the pain of birth
I am the wife and the husband
And he is my rejection
Always respect me
For I am the shameful and the magnificent one.
 
At every moment of our lives we all have one foot in a fairy tale and the other in the abyss.
 
How is it possible for the beauty that was there only minutes before to vanquish so quickly?
 
Sometimes you get no second chance and that it’s best to accept the gifts the world offers you.
 
If I must be faithful, I have first of all, to be faithful to myself.
 
Those quotes and many more are posted by Katherine Anne. You can visit Katherine’s blog : Shower her with love and i’ll pour you with mine…. to read more quotes from Paulo.