Top 50 Inspiring Quotes From The Alchemist By Paulo Coelho.

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Paulo Coelho’s book, ‘The Alchemist’, is a metaphor of life. It is a self help book which inspires you to follow your dreams. In the journey of the character, Santiago, the readers learn the advantage of following their hearts and reaching for their dreams. Here are some Coelho’s quotes that will inspire you to travel the road that leads to your dreams.

Inspiring Paulo Coelho Quotes

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” — Paulo Coelho

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

“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

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

“Never stop dreaming.” — Paulo Coelho

“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

“I’m an adventurer, looking for treasure.” — Paulo Coelho

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

— Paulo Coelho

“One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” — Paulo Coelho

“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

“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

“Life will be a party for you, a grand festival because life is the moment we’re living right now.” — Paulo Coelho

“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

“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

“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

“Ever since time began, people have recognized their true love by the light in their eyes.”

— Paulo Coelho

“Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life.” — Paulo Coelho

“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

“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

“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

“To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation.” — Paulo Coelho

“Everyone on earth has a treasure that awaits him.” — Paulo Coelho

“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” — Paulo Coelho

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”

— Paulo Coelho

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

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.” — Paulo Coelho

“My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer.” — Paulo Coelho

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

“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

“No one should feel afraid of the unknown, because everyone is capable of achieving everything he wants and needs.” — Paulo Coelho

“A grain of sand is a moment of creation, and the universe has taken millions of years to create it.” — Paulo Coelho

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

— Paulo Coelho

“The darkest hour of midnight comes just before dawn.” — Paulo Coelho

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

“Every blessing ignored becomes a curse.” — Paulo Coelho

“You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.” — Paulo Coelho

“If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.” — Paulo Coelho

“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

“Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.” — Paulo Coelho

“Life doesn’t come with any guarantees. You have to risk it to get the biscuit.”

— Paulo Coelho

“If I can learn to understand this language without words, I can learn to understand the world.” — Paulo Coelho

“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

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

“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” — Paulo Coelho

“Because true love never keeps a man from pursuing his destiny.” — Paulo Coelho

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

“The boy and his heart had become friends, and neither was capable now of betraying hte other.” — Paulo Coelho

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

— Paulo Coelho

“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

“If it’s still in your mind, it is worth taking the risk.” — Paulo Coelho

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