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The Devil and Miss Prym

The Devil and Miss Prym
Paulo CoelhoOriginal title O Demônio e a srta Prym (Portuguese, 2000)

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„When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not ready.“

—  Paulo Coelho, book The Devil and Miss Prym

Source: The Devil and Miss Prym‎ [O Demônio e a srta Prym] (2000), p. x; this has also been misquoted as "A moment is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny."
Context: When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny.

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„If you want to control someone, all you have to do is to make them feel afraid.“

—  Paulo Coelho, book The Devil and Miss Prym

Variant: Fear again. If you want to control someone, all you have to do is to make them feel afraid.
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