36 Powerful Quotes From The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a novel that catapulted it’s author, Paulo Coelho, to international fame. For those of you that haven’t read the book, it’s a tale about a journey to find worldly goods that turns into a discovery of the treasure that can be found within.  As you can imgaine, with a story like that, there are many quotes within that will resonate with our emotions. An eternal wisdom of the power of our dreams and of the importance of following our hearts desires.

And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.

[hr]

It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.

[hr]

alc01.fw

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

[hr]

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.

[hr]

alc02.fw

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.

[hr]

Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

[hr]

alc03.fw

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.

[hr]

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.

[hr]

alc04.fw

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.

[hr]

Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.

[hr]

alc05.fw

If someone isn’t what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.

[hr]

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.

[hr]

alc06.fw

When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.

[hr]

If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.

[hr]

alc07.fw

You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.

[hr]

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

[hr]

alc08.fw

And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward.

[hr]

There is only one way to learn. It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.

[hr]

alc09.fw

It’s one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it’s another to think that yours is the only path.

[hr]

God only rarely reveals the future. When he does so, it is for one reason: it’s a future that was written so as to be altered.

[hr]

alc10.fw

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.

[hr]

But if you believe yourself worthy of the thing you fought so hard to get, then you become an instrument of God, you help the Soul of the World, and you understand why you are here.

[hr]

alc11.fw

People are afraid to pursue their most important dreams, because they feel that they don’t deserve them, or that they’ll be unable to achieve them.

[hr]

Because I don’t live in either my past or my future.I’m interested only in the present.

[hr]

alc12.fw

Shares