He felt the urge to go into the desert, to see if it's silence held the answers to his questions.
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.
When you are in love, things make even more sense, he thought.
Alchemist is like getting up at dawn and seeing the sun rise when other are asleep
If what you found was made from pure matter, it will never spoil. And you can come back one day. If it was just one moment of light, like the explosion of a star, you will find nothing on your return. But you would have seen an explosion of light. And that alone would already be worth the journey.
The boy knew a lot of people in the city. That was was what made traveling appeal to him-- he always made new friends, and he didn't need to spend all if his time with them.
But my heart is agitated, It has its dreams, it gets emotional, and it's become passionate over a woman of the desert. It asks things of me, and it keeps me from sleeping many nights, when I'm thinking about her
It's now what enters men's mouths that's evil. It's what comes out of their mouths that is.
Those who don't understand their personal legends will fail to comprehend its teachings.
He had to choose beween something he had been accustomed to and something he wanted to have.
Not everyone can see his dreams come true in the same way.
When you make a decision, you are really diving in a strong current that will bring you to places you never dreamed of when you first made that decision
All things are manifestations of one thing only.
If you concentrate always on the present, you'll be a happy man. You'll see that there is life in the desert, that there are stars in the heavens...Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we're living right now.
The boy reached through to the Soul of the World, and saw that it was part of the Soul of God. And he saw that the Soul of God was his own soul. And that he, a boy, could perform miracles.
But, as time passes, a mysterious force begins to convince them that it will be impossible for them to realise their Personal Legend
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.
To realise one's destiny is a person's only real obligation.
He hadn't a cent in his pocket, but he had faith !
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.
When you possess great treasures within you and try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed.
And she already has her treasure: it's you.
If you don't want to believe me, you don't have to do anything about it.
The boy told himself that, on the way toward realizing his own destiny, he had learned all he needed to know, and had experienced everything he might have dreamed of.
Dont forget that everything you deal with is only one thing and nothing else.......above all dont forget to follow your destiny through to its conclusion
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation.
He told himself that he would have to start reading thicker books: they lasted longer, and made more comfortable pillows.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
When you really want something, the universe always conspires in your favor.
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