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Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Alchemist is like getting up at dawn and seeing the sun rise when other are asleep — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

The closer one gets to realizing his destiny, the more that destiny becomes his true reason for being. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Everyone has his or her own way of learning things. His way isn't the same as mine, nor mine as his. But we're both in search of our destinies, and I respect him for that. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

But he was able to understand one thing: making a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that wil carry him into places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision. - The Alchemist, Paulo Cohelo - — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Victoria Aldridge Washuk

When you want something, all the Universe conspires to helping you achieve it.
The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
Just ask.. — Victoria Aldridge Washuk

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Like my heart and like my soul, it continues to live every day, because my heart and soul are in it. And my heart and soul is your heart and soul. I am Santiago the shepherd boy in search of my treasure, just as you are Santiago the shepherd boy in search of your own. The story of one person is the story of everyone, and one man's quest is the quest of all of humanity, which is why I believe The Alchemist continues all these years later to resonate with people from different cultures all around the world, touching them emotionally and spiritually, equally, without prejudice. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

He was sure that it made no difference to her on which day he appeared: for her, every day was the same, and 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 the sun rises. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Creatures like the sheep, that are used to traveling, know about moving on. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

The secret is here in the present. If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it. And, if you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better.
The Alchemist — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Everyone believes the world's greatest lie ... " says the mysterious old man.
"What is the world's greatest lie?" the little boy asks.
The old man replies, "It's this: that 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. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Why don't people's hearts tell them to continue following their dreams?" the boy asked the alchemist.
"Because that's what makes a heart suffer most, and hearts don't like to suffer."
From then on, the boy understood his heart. He asked it, please, never to stop speaking to him. He asked that, when he wandered far from his dreams, his heart press him and sound the alarm. The boy swore that, every time he heard the alarm, he would heed its message. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Don't think about what you've left behind" The alchemist said to the boy as they began to ride across the sands of the desert. "If what one finds is made of pure matter, it will never spoil. And one can always come back. If what you had found was only a moment of light, like the explosion of a star, you would find nothing on your return. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

The alchemist said, "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." The — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Where your treasure is, there also will be your heart. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Don't give in to your fears," said the alchemist, in a strangely gentle voice. "If you do, you won't be able to talk to your heart." "But I have no idea how to turn myself into the wind." "If a person is living out his Personal Legend, he knows everything he needs to know. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Courage is the quality most essential to understanding the language of the world. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

The boy and his heart had become friends, and neither was capable now of betraying the other. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

The book is a film that takes place in the mind of the reader. That's why we go to movies and say, Oh, the book is better. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

I'm going away," he said. "And I want you to know that I'm coming back. I love you because . . ." "Don't say anything," Fatima interrupted. "One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving." But the boy continued, "I had a dream, and I met with a king. I sold crystal and crossed the desert. And, because the tribes declared war, I went to the well, seeking the alchemist. So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you." The — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

And what went wrong when other alchemists tried to make gold and were unable to do so?"
"They were looking only for gold his companion answered. They were seeking the treasure of their personal legend, without wanting actually to live out the personal legend. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

makes sense," the alchemist answered. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Only those who find life, find treasures. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Eric Blehm

And so the moral of his fabled travels read like Santiago's, the boy in Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist: Randy had traveled around the world in search of treasure and came home to find it in his own backyard. He — Eric Blehm

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

My heart is a traitor," the boy said to the alchemist, when they had paused to rest the horses. "It doesn't want me to go on." "That makes sense," the alchemist answered. "Naturally it's afraid that, in pursuing your dream, you might lose everything you've won." "Well, then, why should I listen to my heart?" "Because you will never again be able to keep it quiet. Even if you pretend not to have heard what it tells you, it will always be there inside you, repeating to you what you're thinking about life and about the world." "You mean I should listen, even if it's treasonous?" "Treason is a blow that comes unexpectedly. If you know your heart well, it will never be able to do that to you. Because you'll know its dreams and wishes, and will know how to deal with them. "You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it's better to listen to what it has to say. That way, you'll never have to fear an unanticipated blow. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Learn to recognize omens, and follow them — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

You came so that you could learn about your dreams," said the old woman. "And dreams are the language of God. When he speaks in our language, I can interpret what he has said. But if he speaks in the language of the soul, it is only you who can understand. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

In fact , the life is generous with who lives his personal legend. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

The boy knew that in money there was magic; whoever has money is never really alone. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

I'm an adventurer, looking for treasure — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

We, their hearts, become fearful just thinking of loved ones who go away forever, or of moments that could have been good but weren't, or of moments that could have been found but were forever hidden in the sands. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Reading The Alchemist was like getting up at dawn and seeing the sun rise while the rest of the world still slept. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

You gave them everything I had!" the boy said. "Everything I've saved in my entire life!" "Well, what good would it be to you if you had to die?" the alchemist answered. "Your money saved us for three days. It's not often that money saves a person's life." But — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

It's not what enters men's mouth that is evil, said the alchemist. It's what comes out of their mouths that is. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

THE BOY RODE ALONG THROUGH THE DESERT FOR SEVERAL hours, listening avidly to what his heart had to say. It was his heart that would tell him where his treasure was hidden. "Where your treasure is, there also will be your heart," the alchemist had told him. But his heart was speaking of other things. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

If I could, I'd write a huge encyclopedia just about the words luck and coincidence — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

It's not what enters men's mouths that's evil," said the alchemist. "It's what comes out of their mouths that is." The — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Most people see the world as a threatening place, and, because they do, the world turns out, indeed, to be a threatening place. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

There is only one way to learn," the alchemist answered. "It's through action. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

He learned the most important part of the language that all the world spoke - the language that everyone on earth was capable of understanding in their heart. It was love. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

When people consult me,it's not that I'm reading the future;I am guessing at the future.The future belongs to God,and it is only he who reveals it,under extraordinary circumstances.How do I guess at the future?Based on the omens of the present.The secret is here in the present.If you pay attention to the present,you can improve upon it.
-gypsy — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Sometimes it's better to be with the sheep, who don't say anything. And better still to be alone with one's books. They tell their incredible stories at the time when you want to hear them. But when you're talking to people, they say some things that are so strange that you don't know how to continue the conversation. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Well, then, why should I listen to my heart?"
"Because you will never again be able to keep it quiet. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Malala Yousafzai

Someone gave me a copy of The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, a fable about a shepherd boy who travels to the Pyramids in search of treasure when all the time it's at home. I loved that book and read it over and over again. 'When you want something all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it,' it says. I don't think that Paulo Coelho had come across the Taliban or our useless politicians. — Malala Yousafzai

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Joel Derfner

This is what drives me crazy whenever I hear people say things like, "Ask the universe for what you want, and you'll get it," why I fucking hated that Paulo Coelho book The Alchemist that everybody was reading int he late nineties. Whenever I saw the book in anybody's hands on the subway I always wanted to say, "So the reason a million Tustis were just slaughtered in Rwanda is that they didn't ask the universe not to kill them? — Joel Derfner

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Fatima is a woman of the desert," said the alchemist. "She knows that men have to go away in order to return. And she already has her treasure: it's you. Now she expects that you will find what it is you're looking for. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

The world speaks many languages, the boy thought — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

Life becomes interesting for the possibility to fulfill a dream. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

I must have no fear of failure. It was my fear of failure that first kept me from attempting the Master Work. — Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho The Alchemist Quotes By Paulo Coelho

This is for you,' he (the Alchemist) said, holding one of the parts (of gold) out to the monk. 'It's for your generosity to the pilgrims.'
'But this payment goes well beyond my generosity,' the monk responded.
'Don't say that again. Life might be listening, and give you less the next time. — Paulo Coelho