Highlights from The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Alan R. Clarke

Cover of The Alchemist
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  • …a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That’s the world’s greatest lie.”

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  • “If you start out by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work toward getting it.”

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  • …when each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises.

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  • “It’s not what enters men’s mouths that’s evil,” said the alchemist. “It’s what comes out of their mouths that is.”

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  • “When you possess great treasures within you, and try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed.”

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  • …when we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.”

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  • ‘Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.’”

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