The warrior who trusts his path doesn't need to prove the other is wrong.

Don't be embarrassed about being loved. I'm not asking you for anything; just let me love you and play the piano again tonight, just once more, if I still have the strength to do it. In exchange I ask only one thing: If you hear anyone say that I'm dying, go straight to my ward. Let me have my wish.

There is a force that wants you to realize your destiny; it whets your appetite with a taste of success !

Love is also a mysterious thing: the more we share it, the more it multiplies.

His soul is as free as the clouds in the sky, but he is committed to his dream.

He deserved to suffer because life had been so good to him, and he wasn't worthy of all these blessings.

A shepherd may like to travel, but he should never forget about his sheep.

I seek God even though I don't believe in Him.

Vanity of vanities, all is vanity, and there is nothing new under the sun, as Solomon said more than three thousand years ago.

People are afraid to pursue their most important dreams, because they feel that they don't deserve them.

She was never mine and never will be; that is how it is.

But if you've ever felt love, you'll know how painful it is to suffer for love.

All human beings are different, and they should do everything they can to continue to be different.

Love is the force that transforms and improves the Soul of the World.

We are afraid of losing what we have.

Imagine if everyone went around transforming lead into gold. Gold would lose its value. It's only those who are persistent, and willing to study things deeply, who achieve the Master Work.

Life is really generous to those who pursue their Personal Legend.

You came so that you could learn about your dreams," said the old woman. "And dreams are the language of God. When he speaks in our language, I can interpret what he has said. But if he speaks in the language of the soul, it is only you who can understand.

Our life is a constant journey, from birth to death. The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station. And what you're doing now isn't travelling, it's just changing countries, which is completely different.

I think that perhaps we always fall in love the very first instant we see the man of our dreams, even though, at the time, reason may be telling us otherwise, and we may fight against that instinct, hoping against hope that we won't win, until there comes a point when we allow ourselves to be vanquished by our feelings.

We have been moving along at such a fast pace that we no longer know what we are doing. Now we have to wait until our soul catches up with us.

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.

For those that were never wounded by love, they will never be able to say: I lived. Because they haven't.

Love is patience. That is how Love normally behaves: it waits calmly, unhurriedly, knowing that at some point, it will show itself. Love is ready to do its work at the right moment, but it waits calmly and meekly. Love is patient. It can bear all things. It believes all things. It hopes for all things. Because Love understands.

Profound desire, true desire is the desire to be close to someone.

Whenever you have to find about something, Plunge rightin!

It is always far easier to have faith in your own goodness than to confront others ad fight for your rights...

There's no point sitting here, using words that mean nothing. Go and experiment. It's time you got out of here. Go and re-conquer your kingdom, which has grown corrupted by routine. Stop repeating the same lesson, because you won't learn anything new that way.

Take these," said the old man, holding out a white stone and a black stone that had been embedded at the center of the breastplate. "They are called Urim and Thummim. The black signifies 'yes,' and the white 'no.' When you are unable to read the omens, they will help you to do so. Always ask an objective question.

The dunes are changed b the wind, but the desert never changes. That's the way it will be with our love for each other.

God has a prepared path for us to follow. We just have to read the omens he has left for us.

Only a fool makes threats, and only another fool feels threatened.

Fear of suffering is worse than suffering itself.

We never lose our loved ones. The accompany us; they don't disappear from our lives. We are merely in different rooms.

He was more confident in himself, though, and felt as though he could conquer the world.

Anyone who is observant, who discovers the person they have always dreamed of, knows that sexual energy comes into play before sex even takes place. The greatest pleasure isn't sex, but the passion with which it is practiced. When the passion is intense, then sex joins in to complete the dance, but it is never the principal aim.

I refuse to walk faintly through life only to arrive safely at death!

I want to continue being crazy, living my life the way I dream it, and not the way other people want it to be.

Why don't people's hearts tell them to continue following their dreams? the boy asked the alchemist.

I must have no fear of failure. 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.

I'm not afraid of loneliness, he continues. I'm afraid of deluding myself, of looking at reality the way I would like it to be and not how it really is.

You never know what kind of pain someone has been through and how it might have changed their life and the way they are, so don't judge then by their actions but by their heart.

It was time to feel proud of herself, to recognize that she had been able to do this, that she had finally had the courage and was leaving this life: What joy!

I'm not a person that socializes very well.

They all consider themselves important enough to be etched in my memory, even though I meet new people every day because of my job.

Cook. Cooking is the most beautiful and most complete of the arts. It involves all our five senses, plus one more—the need to give of our best. That is my preferred therapy.

Even you, the person asking the question. ‘I'm useless' is the answer you give yourself. Soon that answer will poison you and you will die while still alive, even though you still walk, eat, sleep and try to have a little fun whenever possible. Don't try to be useful. Try to be yourself: that is enough, and that makes all the difference.

She had never allowed herself to be provoked; she had learned early that whenever a new situation presented itself, you had to remain cool and distant.

Men think more about returning home than about leaving.