The Alchemist
A sentence from this book
When you want something from within your being, the whole world goes hand in hand to fulfill your desires.

The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho
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I read this book on the recommendation of a friend. Some of the things that happened and the way they were told and the people who were in the novel, each had something to think about.

We are all alchemists of our own lives and have the power to build our future. An alchemist is someone who can change the nature of something.


"Why don't you go to Mecca now," the young asked.

He answered: Because it is Mecca that keeps me alive. Something that endures these days like this, these cups on the shelves and lunch and dinner in that stunning cafe. I am afraid to realize my dream and then have no motivation to continue living.


Sell ​​your camel tomorrow and buy a horse. Camels are treason. They take thousands of steps and show no signs of fatigue. But suddenly they fall and die. The horses get tired gradually and you can always tell how long you expect them to die and when.


- If what you find is made of pure matter, it will never be corrupted and you can come back someday. If it is just a moment of brilliance like the explosion of a star, you will find nothing when you return. But you have seen a star explode and it is only worth the suffering.

The man spoke hard in alchemy, but the young man knew he was referring to Fatima.


The desert asked, "What do you want here today?" Didn't we look at each other enough from yesterday?

"You have someone I love somewhere," Young said. So when I look at your sand, I look at her. I want to come back to her and need your help to transform myself into the wind.


There is a saying, "Whatever happens once may never happen again. But something that happened twice will definitely happen a third time."