Paulo Coelho

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Author: Paulo Coelho

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. The trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

The truth it is a beautiful and terrible thing, and therefore should be treated with caution…It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, just as much to stand up to our friends.

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we are, far more than our abilities.Curiosity is not a sin. But we should exercise caution with our curiosity…

Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery. Numbing the pain for a while will only make it worse when you finally feel it. It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.

Difference of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open.The consequences of our actions are so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed.

Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.

You place too much importance… on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.

Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.

Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.”

Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character, a major protagonist in the magistral J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series.

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