I am two women: one wants to have all the joy, passion and adventure that life can give me. The other wants to be a slave to routine, to family life, to the things that can be planned and achieved. I'm a housewife and a prostitute, both of us living in the same body and doing battle with each other.
More Quotes from Paulo Coelho:You must always know what it is that you want.
A lot of people think something is right, and so that thing becomes right.
The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.
When you want something with all your heart, that's when you are closest to the Soul of the World. It's always a positive force.
If there is any possible consolation in the tragedy of losing someone we love very much, it's the necessary hope that perhaps it was for the best.
I think it is a problem of our society that we don't enjoy (ourselves.) We have these values, like, you have to be rich, you have to get a diploma, you have to work hard, otherwise you are useless, you are nothing but a pariah. And the book asks, 'Is it true This is what my mom told me, but is it true
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I know I'll be under a spotlight, I know I'll be under the microscope.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.