The Alchemist : Favorite Quotes From This Amazing Book

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Paulo Coelho’s enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids.

During reading this classic novel I came across some amazing quotes that are worth sharing.

The Alchemist : Favorite Quotes From This Amazing Book

1. “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” – The Alchemist

2. “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.” – The Alchemist

3. “Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.” – The Alchemist

4. “Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself, and no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams.” – The Alchemist

5. “To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation.” – The Alchemist

6. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – The Alchemist

7. “When you possess great treasures within you, and you try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed.” – The Alchemist

8. “You will never be able to escape your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.” – The Alchemist

9. “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – The Alchemist

10. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” – The Alchemist

11. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – The Alchemist

12. “Before a dream is realized, the Soul of the World tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams, master the lessons we’ve learned as we’ve moved toward that dream. That’s the point at which most people give up.” – The Alchemist

13. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – The Alchemist

14. “If I can learn to understand this language without words, I can learn to understand the world.” – The Alchemist

15. “If it’s still in your mind, it is worth taking the risk.” – The Alchemist

16. “At a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That’s the world’s greatest lie.” – The Alchemist

17. “People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” – The Alchemist

18. “No one should feel afraid of the unknown, because everyone is capable of achieving everything he wants and needs.” – The Alchemist

19. “When each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises.” – The Alchemist

20. “The darkest hour of midnight comes just before dawn.” – The Alchemist

21. “I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.” – The Alchemist

22. “A grain of sand is a moment of creation, and the universe has taken millions of years to create it.” – The Alchemist

23. “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” – The Alchemist

24. “Ever since time began, people have recognized their true love by the light in their eyes.” – The Alchemist

25. “All things are one.” – The Alchemist

26. “Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World, and it will one day return there.” – The Alchemist

27. “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. You’ve got to find the treasure, so that everything you have learned along the way can make sense.” – The Alchemist

28. “There is only one way to learn. It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.” – The Alchemist

29. “I’m proud of the scars in my soul. They remind me that I have an intense life.” – The Alchemist

30. “I’m like everyone else — I see the world in terms of what I would like to see happen, not what actually does.” – The Alchemist

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