The story of dreams and the heights one could go through to reach them.
“it is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” -pg11
Santiago is a shepherd who dreams of finding treasure amidst of a pyramid. But. It is a long way to go. Pyramids are not right along the corner.
“making a decision was only the beginning of things. When someone makes a decision, he is really dividing into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision.” -pg71
The people he meets up along his journey, the ones who teaches him the language of the soul of the world are what matters more than the treasure.
The king, the merchant, the alchemist and above all, the love of his life, Fatima.
“I am going away”,he said. “and I want you to know that I’m coming back. I love you because.. “
“don’t say anything, “Fatima interrupted. “one is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving. ” -pg128
And it is what he learnt that matters.
“because it is not love to be static like the desert, not is it love to roam the world like the wind. And it’s not love to see everything from a distance, like you do. Love is the force that transforms and improves the soul of the world. ” -pg158
With all of the love, Paulo Coelho and his first every published book leaves you amazed with his words. Let it be the story or the spiritualism he spreads. His motivation is all that is required in this consistent life.
The story of achievement.
Because, “when you want something, all the universe conspires to Help you achieve that. “