The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho


The Alchemist is a novel by Paulo Coelho. The novel, since it’s launch has grabbed eyeballs of readers worldwide. It is a self-help book. The storyline and narration is powerful and teaches the reader various life lessons. It is a story of a boy named Santiago, who lives in Spain and travels to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried near the Pyramids.

Along the way, he met several people, all of whom guide Santiago in the direction to support his quest for the treasure. Ultimately, the journey that started for the quest of treasure ends up with self-discovery.

Here are some famous quotes from the book:

“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”

“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”

“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”

“Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.”

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”