When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.— Paulo Coelho
Joyful Alchemist Love quotations
Most people see the world as a threatening place, and, because they do, the world turns out, indeed, to be a threatening place.
I told you that your dream was a difficult one.
It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise men are able to understand them.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The world we live in will be either better or worse depending on whether we become better or worse.
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.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it
If good things are coming, they will be a pleasant surprise," said the seer.
"If bad things are, and you know in advance, you will suffer greatly before they even occur.
The soul of the world is nourished by people's Happiness.
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. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.
Fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.
It is said that the darkest hour of the night comes just before the dawn.
The secret is here in the present. If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it. And, if you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better." -- The Alchemist
Your eyes show the strength of your soul.
Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World and it will one day return there.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you really want something, it's because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. It's your mission on earth.
The only transformer and alchemist that turns everything into gold is love.
The only magic against death, aging, ordinary life, is love.
Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
Love is the force that transforms and improves the Soul of the World.
Because when we love, we always strive to become better than we are.
Before a dream is realized the soul of the world tests everything that was learned along the way.
When we send Love in response to hate, we become spiritual alchemists.
The language of enthusiasm, of things accomplished with love and purpose, and as part of a search for something believed in and desired.
Usually the threat of death makes people a lot more aware of their lives.
You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it's better to listen to what it has to say.
There was a language in the world that everyone understood, a language the boy had used throughout the time that he was trying to improve things at the shop. It was the language of enthusiasm, of things accomplished with love and purpose, and as part of a search for something believed in and desired.
Courage is the quality most essential to understanding the language of the world.
When you know that language, it's easy to believe that someone in the world awaits you, whether it's in the middle of the desert or in some great city... without such love, one's dreams would have no meaning.
And to know how to demand - with all one's might - what one wants
If you can concentrate always on the present, you'll be a happy man.
Anyone who interferes with the destiny of another thing never will discover his own.
If you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better.