59 Alchemist Quotes We Can Learn To Make Life Better – Paulo Coelho

alchemist quotes paulo coelho

The Alchemist– No matter how many times I read this book somewhere deep down in my heart a voice says, “One more time I should read”.

This book is about following your dreams or we can say to realize his/her own destiny in life. I am sure who ever have read this book and if they had implemented the lessons, which this book teaches us definitely their life would have changed in positive way.

Thanks to Paulo Coelho, Author of “The Alchemist”. This Brazilian born writer changed the life of many people through his writings.

The Alchemist published in 1988 and originally written in Portuguese. Until now, it has sold more than 65 million copies in 56 different languages.

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Here are 59 Paulo Coelho Alchemist Quotes which I like the most

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

~Paulo Coelho

2. “Intense, unexpected suffering passes more quickly than suffering that is apparently bearable; the latter goes on for years and, without our noticing, eats away at our soul, until, one day, we are no longer able to free ourselves from the bitterness and it stays with us for the rest of our lives”

~Paulo Coelho

3. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving”

~Paulo Coelho

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

~Paulo Coelho

5. “There was a language in the world that everyone understood, a language the boy had used throughout the time he was trying to improve things at the shop. It was the language of enthusiasm, of things accomplished with love and purpose, and as part of a search for something believed in and desired”

~Paulo Coelho

6. “If God leads the sheep so well, he will also lead a man, he thought, and that made him feel better”

~Paulo Coelho

7. “I have been told that beauty is the great seducer of men”

~Paulo Coelho

8. “Everything in life is an omen”

~Paulo Coelho

9. “What’s the world’s greatest lie? The boy asked, completely surprised. It is this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what is happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That’s the world’s greatest lie”

~Paulo Coelho

10. “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”

                                   ~Paulo Coelho

11. “One’s Personal Legend is what you have always wanted to accomplish”

~Paulo Coelho

12. “The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times”

~Paulo Coelho

13. “Whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something,  it’s because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. It’s your mission on earth”

~Paulo Coelho

14. “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you”

~Paulo Coelho

15. “The closer one gets to realize his destiny, the more that destiny becomes his true reason for being”

~Paulo Coelho

16. “The boy felt jealous of the freedom of the wind, and saw that he could have the same freedom. There was nothing to hold him back except himself”

~Paulo Coelho

17. “There’s no such thing as coincidence, he was about to describe, though: the mysterious chain that links one thing to another”

~Paulo Coelho

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

~Paulo Coelho

19. “But the desert is so huge, and the horizons so distant, that they make a person feel small, and as if he should remain silent”

~Paulo Coelho

20. “Confident that God loves his children”

~Paulo Coelho

21. “Once you get into the desert, there’s no going back,” said the camel driver. “And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward. The rest is up to Allah, including the danger”

~Paulo Coelho

22. “People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of”

~Paulo Coelho

23. “If you start out by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work toward getting it”

~Paulo Coelho

24. “Everything is life has its price”

~Paulo Coelho

25. “It’s not what enters men’s mouths that’s evil. It’s what comes out of their mouths that is”

~Paulo Coelho

26. “Life attracts life”

~Paulo Coelho

27. “You must understand that love never keeps a man from pursuing his destiny. If he abandons that pursuit, it’s because it wasn’t true love”

~Paulo Coelho

28. “Every search begins with beginner’s luck. And every search ends with the victor’s being severely tested”

~Paulo Coelho

29. “When you want something, the entire universe conspires in helping you to achieve it”

~Paulo Coelho

30. “The darkest hour of night came just before the dawn”

~Paulo Coelho

31. “It’s true; life really is generous to those who purse their destiny”

~Paulo Coelho

32. “Be aware of the place where you are brought to tears. That’s where I am, and that’s where your treasure is”

~Paulo Coelho

33. “I don’t live in either my past or my future. I am interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you will be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival; because life is the moment we’re living now”

~Paulo Coelho

34. “Don’t give in to your fears”. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart”

~Paulo Coelho

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

~Paulo Coelho

36. “God has prepared a path for everyone to follow. You just have to read the omens that he left for you”

~Paulo Coelho

37. “Well there is only one piece of advice I can give you’ said the wisest of the wise men. ‘The secret of happiness is to see all the marvels of the world, and never forget the drops of oil on the spoon”

~Paulo Coelho

38. “You have been a real blessing to me. Today, I understand something I didn’t see before: every blessing ignored becomes a curse”

~Paulo Coelho

39. “Making a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really driving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision”

~Paulo Coelho

40. “We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it’s our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand”

~Paulo Coelho

41. “There is only that moment, and the incredible certainly that everything under the sun has been written by one hand only. The hand evokes love, and creates a twin soul for every person in the world. Without such love, one’s dreams would have no meaning. Maktub (Meaning – “It Is Written” or destined- in Arabic) thought the boy”

~Paulo Coelho

42. “It was my fear of failure that first kept me from attempting the Master Work. Now, I’m beginning what I could have started ten years ago. But I’m happy at least that I didn’t wait twenty years”

~Paulo Coelho

43. “There is only one way to learn” the alchemist answered. “It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey”

~Paulo Coelho

44. “Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you’ll find your treasure”

~Paulo Coelho

45. “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”

~Paulo Coelho

46. “All people who are happy have God within them”

~Paulo Coelho

47. “You must always know what it is that you want”

~Paulo Coelho

48. “And she already has her treasure- it’s you”

~Paulo Coelho

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

~Paulo Coelho

50. “”Maktub,” she said. “If I am really part of your dream, you’ll come back one day”

~Paulo Coelho

51. “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”

~Paulo Coelho

52. “If good things are coming, they will be a pleasant surprise,” said the seer. “If bad things are, and you know in advance, you will suffer greatly before they even occur”

~Paulo Coelho

53. “Everyone on earth has a treasure that awaits him”

~Paulo Coelho

54. “Each day, in itself, brings with it an eternity”

~Paulo Coelho

55. “When you possess great treasures within you and try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed”

~Paulo Coelho

56. “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”

~Paulo Coelho

57. “We are afraid of losing what we have, whether it’s our life or our possessions and property. But this fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand”

~Paulo Coelho

58. “Your eyes show the strength of your soul”

~Paulo Coelho

59. “To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation”

~Paulo Coelho

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Last thing to my readers 

I have a little home work for you

Tell me in comment section,

Which of the above alchemist quotes you like the most and how it helped you in your life ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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