THE BOY RODE ALONG THROUGH THE DESERT FOR SEVERAL hours, listening avidly to what his heart had to say. It was his heart that would tell him where his treasure was hidden. Where your treasure is, there also will be your heart, the alchemist had told him. But his heart was speaking of other things.

Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: Brazilian

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Therefore, if you want to be in harmony with your love or with your fight, learn to react rapidly. Do not allow your supposed experience of life to transform you into a machine.

An awareness of death encourages us to live more intensely.

The aging process is more traumatic for those who think they can control the passage of time.

The heat lasted until nightfall, and all that time he had to carry his jacket. But when he thought to complain about the burden of its weight, he remembered that, because he had the jacket, he had withstood the cold of the dawn.

Instead of buying something for you that you want I give you something that is mine, truly mine. A gift, a sign of respect for the person I have in front of me. Now you have a little piece of me with you which I gave you freely and spontaniously.

I understand once again that the greatness of God always reveals itself in the simple things.

Don't give in to your fears, said the alchemist, in a strangely gentle voice. If you do, you won't be able to talk to your heart.

Worshiping someone means...placing that person outside of our world. We are not worshiping anyone or anything, we are simply communing with Creation.

Nobody is worth your tears, and the one who is won't make you cry.

He recognized that he was feeling something he head never experienced before: the desire to live in one place forever.

Freedom only exists when love is present.

God is always close to us, whether we pray to him or not.

If I could, I'd write a huge encyclopedia just about the words luck and coincidence. It's with those words that the universal language is written.

It is your blessing, the path God has chosen for you here on Earth. Whenever a man does that which gives him enthusiasm, he is following his Legend. However, not everyone has the courage to face up to his own dreams.