The Alchemist Quotes by Paulo Coelho
Follow your Destiny: My favourite quotes from ‘The Alchemist’
The book tells the story of an Andalusian shepherd boy who starts a journey in search of a worldly treasure at the Egyptian pyramids after having a recurring dream — a prophecy, as a Romani fortune-teller interprets it. The whole journey teaches us to follow our hearts and dreams; we should always seize the opportunities life offers in the pursuit of whatever makes us happy. From a novel that inspired people all over the world, here are 24 The Alchemist quotes to help you live your dreams. 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.
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Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist," a fable about following your dreams, has sold more than 65 million copies worldwide in more than 50 different languages, making it an international bestseller. It follows the story of a shepherd boy named Santiago who travels to Egypt after having a recurring dream about a treasure that awaited him there. If you have never read this book before, I highly recommend it. If you have, then you'll know just how insightful and inspirational the story of a simple shepherd boy who decided to follow his dream can be. Here is just a small sample of the inspirational life lessons in "The Alchemist" that have been acknowledged worldwide, by the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith, Madonna, Bill Clinton and Julia Roberts, to name but a few. If you take even one of these mantras and incorporate it into your own life, I guarantee it will be life-changing. True love will never put a blockade between you and your dreams.
It looks like you still need to set up your Goodreads account. Join Goodreads. Already have an account? Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Quotes tagged as "the-alchemist" Showing of The old man replies, "It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
On a cool rainy night in December last year, I visited my friend Jason at his Burleigh Waters share house. We sat out near the pool and talked all things, travel, film making, entrepreneurship and success. It was one of those moments where nothing more was needed to be said other than the recommendation itself. That being said, if you plan on reading the book I suggest you abandon this article now and go read it! Otherwise, allow me to wet your appetite. I like to think of it like a parable, a spiritual text.