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Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
 

Beauty is the greatest seducer of man.
 

Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.
 

Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.
 

If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
 

Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act.
 

Love can consign us to hell or to paradise, but it always takes us somewhere.
 

Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
[Love]
 

No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.
 

One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
 

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.
 

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.
 

The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.
 

Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.
 

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.
 

When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.
 

When you travel you experience, in a very practical way, the act of rebirth. You confront completely new situations, the day passes more slowley, and on most journeys you don't even understand the language the people speak... You begin to be more accessible to others, because they may be able to help you in difficult situations.
[Traveling]
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When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
 

You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It's just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.
[Attention]
 

You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.
 


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