Quotes from Brida

Everyone probably knows who Paulo Coehlo is. Who wouldn't?  This man has his own style in writing which is one of the reasons why many readers admire him and his works. There is something in his books that make me understand myself better and appreciate the Universe more. One of his famous novels is Brida which was written last 2008. I haven't read the book yet until yesterday. I finally had the time to read the e-book which I have downloaded months ago. Thank you so much for my iBooks app for making reading easy and fun! I read the book for almost 7 hours and I'm really glad I did! 

The book is about Brida who is a twenty-one year old Irish girl in search for knowledge and understanding about the different things in her life. She is interested in magic which enabled her to meet the Magus and Wicca. Both are teachers of the Tradition of the Sun and the Tradition of the Moon. With her quest, she did not only learn about magic but she has also learned about love, life, mysteries, dark night and Soul Mates. This is a great book and I have learned many things from it. I might write something more about Brida in the coming days.

But for now, Let me just share these lines from the book. I hope this inspires you too!

 Brida Quotes
''Perhaps there were people who wanted to be alone. Perhaps women needed men more than men needed women.'' - Author

''Of all the things she'd experienced until then, love had been the most difficult.'' -Author

''Magic is a bridge, a bridge that allows you to walk from the visible world over into the invisible world, and to learn the lessons of both of those worlds.'' -Brida

''When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.'' - Magus

''The night is just part of the day.'' - Brida's Father

''Faith only existed because she believed in it.'' - Author

''Because for us, each day is a dark night. None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, and yet we still go forward. Because we trust. Because we have faith.'' - Brida

''What are you good at?'' - Book Shop Owner
''Going after what I believe in.'' - Brida

''But never ceasing in your search for love. As long as you keep looking, you will triumph in the end.'' - Wicca

''However, when things start to happen, and the path does reveal itself to us, we become afraid of carrying on.'' - Wicca

''Everything in the Universe has life, and you must always try to stay in contact with that life. And the world will begin to make a different meaning for you.'' - Wicca

"Whatever he achieves will be incomplete if he fails to find his Soul Mate.'' - Wicca

''The more you understand yourself, the more you will understand the world. And the closer you will be to your Soul Mate.'' - Wicca

''I need to take risks. I need to feel the fear of failing.'' - Brida

''They know they could die at any moment, and that's why for them, life is a long celebration'' - Talbo

''But he will never love anyone as he has loved you, because you are part of him forever.'' - The Voice

''He was her great love, and a great love is above the things of this world.'' - Author

''Despite all the women he had known, only there in her arms could he close his eyes and sleep like a child.'' - Author

''The virgin, the saint, the martyr and the witch... They are the four ways in which a woman can commune with the universe.'' - The Voice

''The word has more power than any rituals.'' - Wicca

''Emotions are like wild horses.'' - Brida

''It isn't explanations that carry us forward, it's our desire to go on.'' - Lorens

''Right, from now on, whenever you want to find out about something, plunge straight in.'' - Brida's Father

''In order not to suffer, you had to renounce love. It was like putting out your own eyes in order not to see the bad things in life.'' - Author

''She knew that if she gave up now, she would find it harder and harder to make any choices in life.'' - Author

''And knowledge without transformation is not wisdom.'' - Wicca

''When we're in bed with someone, we're giving permission to that person to commune not only with our body but also our whole being.'' - Wicca

''But if you've ever felt love, you'll know how painful it is to suffer for love.'' - Brida

''Because when you were in love, you were capable of learning everything and of knowing things you had never dared even to think, because love was the key to understanding all of the mysteries.'' - Author

''And there's no point in understanding the entire Universe if you're alone.'' - Magus

''She needed him as much as he needed her. That was the wisdom of Soul Mates: they always recognized each other.'' - Author

''Nothing happens by chance.'' - Brida

''If she were not there with him, it wouldn't matter if all the angels came flying down to comfort him - Paradise would make no sense.'' - Author

''You must be careful never to allow doubt to paralyze you. Always take the decisions you need to take, even if you're not doing the right thing.'' - Wicca

''Two bottles of wine can make complete strangers feel as if they have been friends from childhood; wine gives people courage.'' - Author

''We only understand life and the Universe when we find our Soul Mate.'' - Magus

''Emotions were like wild horses and it required wisdom to be able to control them.'' - Author

''Traditions are never wrong: Soul Mates always find each other in rhe end.'' - Author

''Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong, my dear. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.'' - Brida's Father

''Judging oneself to be inferior to other people was one of the woest acts of pride he knew, because it was the most destructive part of being different.'' - Author

''Only the present has power over our lives.'' - Wicca

''The whole woeld could tell from someone's eyes if they were in love.'' - Author

''I only manage to understand the simple things once I've only embraced the complicated things.'' - Brida

''Problems of the heart always bruised the soul, and she thanked God that her daughter had no such problems.'' - Author

''She was still hoping to meet someone and be swept up in some whirlwind romance that would put a stop to the endless identical days.'' - Author

''If you failed to find someone, then you could never claim to have realized your dreams.'' - Brida's Mother

''Love became my explanation for life.'' - Brida's Mother

''I felt necessary, and that's the best feeling a human being can have.'' - Brida's Mother

''Finding one important thing in your life doesn't mean you have to give up all other important things.'' - Brida's Mother

''Love was above everything else and there was no hatred in love. Only the occasional mistake.'' - Brida's Mother

''Being human means having doubts and yet continuing on your path.'' - Priest

''When two men are in love with the same woman, it's better that they hate each other than they become friends. Because, if that happened, she would end up losing them both.'' - Author

''It was a mistake that set the world in motion. Never be afraid of making a mistake.'' - Wicca's Teacher

''You can only know a good wine if you have first tasted a bad one.'' - Wicca's Teacher

''You were my hope during my days of loneliness, my anxiety during moments of doubt, my certainty during moments of faith.'' - Magus

''It's a shame I'm not your Soul Mate, we would have made a good couple.'' - Wicca


  1. magaganda ang mga quotes..daig pa yata si Bob Ong..

  2. My favorite line: "You can only know a good wine if you have first tasted a bad one.'' - Wicca's Teacher.

    dropping some ♥

  3. I've read a lot of Paulo Coehlo's quotes pero hindi ko pa nabasa ang any book nya. I really should catch up on reading, dami ko na magagandang books na-mi-missed out ^^

    Thanks again for sharing, Algene. Hope you had a great weekend :)

  4. @Arvin: Hi kuya! Ikaw first commenter ko! :) Sorry kung medyo late ang paglink ko sa blog mo.. Medyo nabusy eh. :D

    Oo nga, para lang si Bob Ong. Hehehe. In english. Hehe

  5. @Albert: Thank you for reading the post! I miss you as my first commenter. :)

  6. @KM: Ate, you should! Very inspiring talaga. :) Can you suggest good books na pwede kong mabasa?

    I had a great weekend and I'm sure you had a perfect one! :D

  7. I like the saying, it gives new insights for me. thanks for your article.

  8. Your welcome po kuya. :) Thanks for dropping by!

  9. have you read any Sidney Sheldon books? try mo kung magugustuhan mo ;)

  10. Yes ate KM pero wala pa akong nababasa. I'll try to download some tonight so I can read it on the weekend! Thank you po! :)

  11. nice work. visit me back and give ur comment

  12. are now in my blog list....thanks..

  13. Thank you so much kuya Arvin! :)


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