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.”
    Paulo Coelho
    The Alchemist
  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.”
Books about loveView All ››
More Than Balloons book
board book
More Than Balloons
The Rag Coat book
picture book
The Rag Coat
Penguin and Pinecone book
board book
Penguin and Pinecone
All the Places to Love book
picture book
All the Places to Love
The Trumpet of the Swan book
chapter book
The Trumpet of the Swan
Spot Loves His Daddy book
board book
Spot Loves His Daddy
Three Little Words book
picture book
Three Little Words
Charlotte and the Rock book
picture book
Charlotte and the Rock
  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 . . .”
Books about dreamsView All ››
A Bedtime Yarn book
picture book
A Bedtime Yarn
Tomorrow Most Likely book
picture book
Tomorrow Most Likely
Sleep, Baby, Sleep book
board book
Sleep, Baby, Sleep
Bulldozer Dreams book
picture book
Bulldozer Dreams
Green Wilma book
picture book
Green Wilma
Sea Glass Summer book
picture book
Sea Glass Summer
Sweet Dreams book
picture book
Sweet Dreams
  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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