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Today’s question by the reader : Sylvia

Author: Paulo Coelho

What is more important to be loved or to love?

Dear Sylvia,
I think that if you could only choose one solution”: the best is to love. When you are in love, you live this miracle and you feel this strength.
On the other hand – to be loved – without the counterpart of loving is unbearable.
Your question though reminded me of a song by a very famous Brazilian singer: Roberto Carlos – “I will only love someone who loves be back”. This in my view is the perfect configuration.

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