With 65 million copies sold and translated close to 80 languages, the Alchemist remains to be seen, one of the best selling books in history.
According to Coelho, he wrote this profound spiritual novel in just 2 weeks.
I chance upon this novel every few years and every time I read it, I glean something different from it.
Let me share some of the more endearing quotes from the book, which is reason alone for you to pick it up for your reading list.
— Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”
“The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.”