You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it. Paulo Coelho
Paulo Coelho de Souza (Portuguese born 24 August 1947) is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist and a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters since 2002. His novel The Alchemist became an international best-seller and he has published 28 more books since then.
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