The best Quotes from The Witch of Portobello

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What is a teacher? I'll tell you: it isn't someone who teaches something, but someone who inspires the student to give of her best in order to discover what she already knows.

TeachersPaulo Coelho in The Witch of Portobello
 
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After all, what is happiness? Love, they tell me. But love doesn't bring and never has brought happiness. On the contrary, it's a constant state of anxiety, a battlefield; it's sleepless nights, asking ourselves all the time if we're doing the right thing. Real love is composed of ecstasy and agony.

Paulo Coelho in The Witch of Portobello
 
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You are what you believe yourself to be.

CharacterPaulo Coelho in The Witch of Portobello
 
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Her greatest problem was that she was a woman of the twenty-second century living in the twenty-first, and making no secret of the fact either. Did she pay a price? She certainly did.

Paulo Coelho in The Witch of Portobello
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