AdulteryeBook - 2014
Adultery, the provocative new novel by Paulo Coelho, best-selling author of The Alchemist and Eleven Minutes, explores the question of what it means to live life fully and happily, finding the balance between life's routine and the desire for something new.
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My God can't I stay this way forever? "You cannot," says the eagle... "If you stayed this way forever, you couldn't live in this world." ... How will I live in this world after having gone through what I did in Eternity? "Find a way," the eagle replies almost inaudibly. Then it departs--forever--from my life.
I am getting to know what people call "Eternity." ...
I don't want to think about others. I'm floating in Eternity. Nature speaks to me as if I were its beloved daughter. The mountain tells me: "You have my strength." The lakes tell me: "You have my peace and calm." The sun tells me: "Shine like me go beyond yourself. Listen."
And the eagle tells me: "Come. You are heaven and earth, the wind and the clouds, the snow and the lakes."
" Love isn't just a feeling; it's an art. And like any art, it takes not only inspiration, but also a lot of work."
" There is no better time than the autumn to begin forgetting the things that trouble us, allowing them to fall away like dried leaves."
"...when we release our dark side, it will completely overshadow the best in us."