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The Alchemist Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from The Alchemist
  1. #1
    “[P]eople are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.”
  2. #2
    “If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.”
  3. #3
    “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.”
    author
    Paulo Coelho
    book
    The Alchemist
    character
    Fatima
    concept
    Love
  4. #4
    “To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation.”
  5. #5
    “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.”
  6. #6
    “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”
  7. #7
    “It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them.”
  8. #8
    “And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward.”
  1. #9
    “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
  2. #10
    “Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life.”
  3. #11
    “[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.”
  4. #12
    “There is only one way to learn. It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.”
  5. #13
    “Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.”
  6. #14
    “You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.”
  7. #15
    “Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.”
  8. #16
    “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 . . .”
  1. #17
    “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.”
  2. #18
    “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”
  3. #19
    “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
  4. #20
    “Because when we love, we always strive to become better than we are.”
  5. #21
    “Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.”
  6. #22
    “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”
  7. #23
    “Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.”
  8. #24
    “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”
  9. #25
    “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.”
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