The Quotidian, August 18, 2010 ~ Know What You Want

“Know what you want and all the universe conspires to help you achieve it.” ~ Paulo Coelho (born August 24, 1947)

Coelho is a Brazilian novelist.

[Source for quote: Coelho’s The Alchemist (1987), quoted in Pronoia is the Antidote to Paranoia: How the Whole World is Conspiring to Shower You with Blessings, by Rob Brezsny (2005), page 87. Source for date and biographical information: Wikipedia, accessed August 17, 2010].

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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2 Responses to The Quotidian, August 18, 2010 ~ Know What You Want

  1. I’m cutting and pasting this quote onto my Word program, then I’m printing it out and hanging it up on my wall!! Awesome!

    As a friend of mine would say, “Press on with your writing!”

    Blessings,
    Carolyn

    • Indeed!

      It’s tied in with our affirmations. Have you read my “Creating Your Future, Creating Our Future” post? Oh, and “Some Notes on Pronoia and Rob Brezsny.”

      I love that! “Press on with your writing!”

      Now you made me laugh!

      All the best, Andy

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