Wondering if you are on the right track? These Alchemist quotes will inspire you to follow your destiny.
Paulo Coelho’s novel, The Alchemist is an insightful and inspirational story about a shepherd boy named Santiago who goes on a quest to find treasure – what he finds instead is much more satisfying.
What lessons can we learn from the Alchemist?
Coelho’s book is a metaphor for life. It has many themes including love, fate, and following your dreams. On Santiago’s journey, the readers learn the importance in following their hearts and reaching for their dreams. It is because of these inspiring lessons that the book has become a worldwide success, not as a fantasy novel, but as a self-help book.
Use these Alchemist quotes to home in on your destiny. As you read these quotes, be inspired to face the fear that is stopping you from going for your dreams and be motivated to travel the road you’ve might have been afraid of but that just may lead you towards success.
Don’t forget to also read these Paulo Coelho quotes about life and love.
Alchemist quotes for the dreamer in you
1. “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” — Paulo Coelho
2. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” — Paulo Coelho
3. “People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” — Paulo Coelho
4. “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
5. “Never stop dreaming.” — Paulo Coelho
6. “I’m an adventurer, looking for treasure.” — Paulo Coelho
Alchemist quotes about love
7. “One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” — Paulo Coelho
8. “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.” — Paulo Coelho
9. “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
10. “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” — Paulo Coelho
11. “Because true love never keeps a man from pursuing his destiny.” — Paulo Coelho
12. “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.” — Paulo Coelho
13. “The boy and his heart had become friends, and neither was capable now of betraying hte other.” — Paulo Coelho
14. “Ever since time began, people have recognized their true love by the light in their eyes.” — Paulo Coelho
Alchemist quotes about fate
15. “We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share. This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.” — Paulo Coelho
16. “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.” — Paulo Coelho
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.” — Paulo Coelho
18. “Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life.” — Paulo Coelho
19. “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
20. “To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation.” — Paulo Coelho
21. “Everyone on earth has a treasure that awaits him.” — Paulo Coelho
22. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” — Paulo Coelho
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Alchemist quotes about fear
23. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” — Paulo Coelho
24. “Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.” — Paulo Coelho
25. “Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.” — Paulo Coelho
26. “My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer.” — Paulo Coelho
27. “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
28. “No one should feel afraid of the unknown, because everyone is capable of achieving everything he wants and needs.” — Paulo Coelho
29. “The darkest hour of midnight comes just before dawn.” — Paulo Coelho
Wise Alchemist quotes
30. “Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.” — Paulo Coelho
31. “Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.” — Paulo Coelho
32. “And, when you can’t go back, you have to worry only about the best way of moving forward.” — Paulo Coelho
33. “You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.” — Paulo Coelho
34. “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” — Paulo Coelho
35. “If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.” — Paulo Coelho
36. “When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him into places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.” — Paulo Coelho
37. “Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.” — Paulo Coelho
38. “If I can learn to understand this language without words, I can learn to understand the world.” — Paulo Coelho
39. “Life doesn´t come with any guarantees. You have to risk it to get the biscuit.” — Paulo Coelho
40. “I’m like everyone else, I see the world in terms of what I would like to see happen, not what actually does.” — Paulo Coelho
41. “When you possess great treasures within you, and you try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed.” — Paulo Coelho
42. “A grain of sand is a moment of creation, and the universe has taken millions of years to create it.” — Paulo Coelho
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Inspirational Alchemist quotes
43. “There is only one way to learn. It’s through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.” — Paulo Coelho
44. “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.” — Paulo Coelho
45. “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.” — Paulo Coelho
46. “The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight.” — Paulo Coelho
47. “The problem is that they don’t even realize that they’re walking a new road every day. They don’t see that the fields are new, and the seasons change. All they think about is food and water” — Paulo Coelho
48. “Life will be a party for you, a grand festival because life is the moment we’re living right now.” — Paulo Coelho
49. “Before a dream is realized, the Soul of the World tests everything that was learned along the way. It does this not because it is evil, but so that we can, in addition to realizing our dreams, master the lessons we’ve learned as we’ve moved toward that dream. That’s the point at which most people give up.” — Paulo Coelho
50. “If it’s still in your mind, it is worth taking the risk.” — Paulo Coelho
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What is your dream?
Often, the thing that stops one from being successful is not the lack of talent or affluence, but the fear of failure. Being afraid to go for your dreams – or worse, being afraid to even dream, for fear of failure is the number one thing that will stop your dreams from coming true. Because if you don’t try, how do you have any chance to succeed?
Know that, no matter what your goals are, the universe is on your side. You’ve got all the tools in your belt that you will ever need to make your dream come true. Squelch the fear in you like a big ugly bug under your shoes and go for your dream like your life depends on it. Because it does.
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