The Alchemist is a novel by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho that was first published in 1988. Originally written in Portuguese, it became a widely translated international bestseller. Profoundly inspirational The Alchemist quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.
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Famous The Alchemist Quotes
One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.
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.
[M]aking a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.
When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.
And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward.
[P]eople are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.
Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.
There is only one way to learn. It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.
Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life.
No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.
Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.
It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them.
If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second’s encounter with God and with eternity.
This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you . . .
Because when we love, we always strive to become better than we are.