* Learn to recognise omens, and follow them.
* People need not fear the unknown if they are capable of achieving what they need and want.
* Love never keeps a man from pursuing his destiny. If he abandons that pursuit, it is because it wasn’t true love.
* One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
* The fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.
* Most people see the world as a threatening place, and because they do, the world turns out, indeed, to be a threatening place.
* Every search begins with Beginner’s Luck. And every search ends with the victor’s being severely tested.
* When you possess great treasures within you, and try to tell others of them, seldom are you believed.
* There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
* When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.
Paulo Coelho, a brazilian novelist, is known for his inspirational books. ‘The Alchemist’ is his most famous novel.