Book Review: The Alchemist

Finally finished reading The Alchemist - which was on my to-do list for more than a year now. Simple, inspiring and a really easy read – You can finish it in a day The novel narrates the story of Santiago's ( a shepherd) journey from Spain to Egyptian Pyramids - in search of a treasure.

Favorite phrases:

“When you want something the whole universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

“It's not what enters men's mouths that's evil. It's what comes out of their mouths that is.”

“Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.”

“It is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

“You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it's better to listen to what it has to say.” 

“If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.”