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“and the world we live in will be either better or worse, depending on whether we become better or worse. And that's where the power of love comes in. Because when we love, we always strive to become better than we are.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“The boy and his heart had become friends, and neither was capable now of betraying the other.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“Why do we have to listen to our hearts?” the boy asked, when they had made camp that day.
“Because, wherever your heart is, that is where you’ll find your treasure.”
“But my heart is agitated,” the boy said. “It has its dreams, it gets emotional, and it’s become passionate over a woman of the dessert. It asks things of me, and it keeps me from sleeping many nights when I’m thinking about her.”
“Well, that’s good. Your heart is alive. Keep listening to what it has to say.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
tags: life, love
“There is only that moment, and the incredible certainty that everything under the sun has been written by one hand only. It is the hand that evokes love, and creates a twin soul for every person in the world. Without such love, one's dreams would have no meaning.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. You've got to find the treasure, so that everything you have learned along the way can make sense.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“to die tomorrow was no worse than dying on any other day. Every day was there to be lived or to mark one’s departure from this world.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
tags: death
“Whenever he saw the sea, or a fire, he fell silent, impressed by their elemental force.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“Learn to recognize omens, and follow them”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“العيون تظهر قوّة الروح”
باولو كويلو, The Alchemist
“I learned that the world has a soul, and that whoever understands that soul can also understand the language of things.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“Every second of the search is an encounter with God. When I have been truly searching for my treasure, every day has been luminous...I've discovered things along the way that I never would have seen had I not had the courage to try things that seemed impossible for a shepherd to achieve.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“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, The Alchemist
“The wise men understood that this natural world is only an image and a copy of paradise. The existence of this world is simply a guarantee that there exists a world that is perfect. God created the world so that, through its visible objects, men could understand his spiritual teachings and the marvels of his wisdom.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“All things are manifestations of one thing only.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“Why don’t people’s hearts tell them to continue following their dreams?” the boy asked the alchemist.

“Because that’s what makes a heart suffer most, and hearts don’t like to suffer."

From then on, the boy understood his heart. He asked it, please, never to stop speaking to him. He asked that, when he wandered far from his dreams, his heart press him and sound the alarm. The boy swore that, every time he heard the alarm, he would heed its message.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“But he was able to understand one thing: making a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“Believe that if Allah wants you to know something, someone will tell you.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“I'm afraid that if my dream is realized, I'll have no reason to go on living.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“We are afraid of losing what we have.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“The boy didn't know what a Personal Legend was. 'It's what you have always wanted to accomplish. Everyone, when they are young, knows what their Personal Legend is. At that point in their lives, everything is clear and everything is possible. They are not afraid to dream, and to yearn for everything they would like to see happen to them in their lives. But, as time passes, a mysterious force begins to convince them that it will be impossible for them to realize their Personal Legend.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“When you are in love, things make even more sense, he thought.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“لم يفهم الفتى ما الذي تعنيه عبارة "الأسطورة الشخصية."

هي ما تمنيت، باستمرار، أن تفعله. إن كلاً منا يعرف، في مطلع شبابه، ما هي أسطورته الشخصية.

ففي تلك المرحلة من الحياة، يكون كل شيء واضحاً و ممكناً، و لا نخاف أن نحلم بكل ما نحب أن نفعله في الحياة. بيد أن قوة غامضة تحاول، مع مرور الوقت، أن تثبت أن من المستحيل تحقيق "أسطورتنا الشخصية.”
باولو كويلو, The Alchemist
“إنّني أخاف إذا حقّقت حُلمي, ألّا يتبقّى لي, بعد ذلك, سبب للعيش !.”
باولو كويلو, The Alchemist
“So we contemplate each other, and we want each other, and I give it life and warmth, and it gives me my reason for living.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“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.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“When each day is the same as the nest it's because people fail to reconize the good things that happen in thier lives everyday the sunrises,”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“- هذا أكثر مما أستحق بكثير ـ أجاب الراهب.

- لاتتكلّم هكذا، فإن الحياة تستطيع أن تسمعك، وتعطيك الأقل فى المرة القادمة.”
باولو كويلو, The Alchemist
“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.”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“لماذا يجب أن نصغي إلى قلوبنا؟
لأنه حيث يكون قلبك يكون كنزك”
باولو كويلو, السيميائي: ساحر الصحراء
“At that moment it seemed to him that time stood still and the soul of the world surged within him. When he looked into her dark eyes and saw that her lips were poised between a laugh and silence, he learned the most important part of the language that all the world spoke. The language that everyone on earth was capable of understanding in their heart. It was love. Something older than humanity, more ancient than the desert. Something that exerted the same force whenever two pairs of eyes met, as had theirs here at the well. She smiled, and that was certainly an omen. The omen he had been awaiting without even knowing he was for all his life. The omen he sought to find in his sheep and in his books. In the crystals and in the silence of the desert... It was the pure language of the world. It required no explanation, just as the universe needs none as it travels through endless time. What the boy felt at that moment was that he was in the presence of the only woman in his life. And that, with no need for words she recognized the same thing. He was more certain of it, than of anything in the world. He had been told by his parents and grandparents that he must fall in love and really know a person before becoming committed. But maybe people who felt that way never learned the universal language. Because when you know that language, its easy to understand that someone in the world awaits you. Whether its in the middle of the desert or in some great city. And when two such people encounter each other, and their eyes meet, the past and the future become unimportant. There is only that moment, and the incredible certainty that everything under the sun has been written by one hand only. It is the hand that evokes love and makes a twin soul for every person in the world. Without such love, one's dreams would have no meaning. Maktub..”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

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