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Transcript of personal legend
realize his dream,” said the alchemist, echoing the words of the old king. The boy
understood. Another person was there to help him toward his Personal Legend." (111)
" It's a force that appears to be negative, but actually shows you how to realize your personal legend. it prepares your spirit and your will, because there is one great truth on this planet: whoever you are, or whatever it is that you do, when you want something, it's because that desire originated in the soul of the universe. It's your mission on earth." (22)
“If a person is living out his Personal Legend, he knows everything he needs to know.
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve; the fear of failure.”(123)
“During the third year, the omens will continue to speak of your treasure and your
Personal Legend.... But
many times you’ll walk the sands of the desert, thinking that maybe you could have
left...that you could have trusted more in your love for Fatima. Because what kept you at the oasis was your own fear that you might never come back. At that point, the omens
will tell you that your treasure is buried forever." (119-120)
By Henry and Hazel
The Alchemist: Personal Legends
"It’s true that everything has its Personal
Legend, but one day that Personal Legend will be realized. So each thing has to
transform itself into something better, and to acquire a new Personal Legend, until,
someday, the Soul of the World becomes one thing only.” (127)
"It’s true; life really is generous to those who pursue their Personal Legend," (134)
This quote is describing how important completing your personal legend. It explains that the sole purpose in life is to complete your personal legend. it also describes how personal legends originate from the soul of the universe.
This quote explains how the universe comes together to help you complete your personal legend. Santiago is helped along the way to his personal legend by many people. This quote also tells us that the Alchemist will be accompanying Santiago and helping him achieve his personal legend.
This quote supports the importance of achieving one's personal legend. The alchemist explains to Santiago that he will regret it if he doesn't attempt his personal legend. He says that Santiago will be relatively happy if he stays with Fatima, but he will feel unfulfilled.
This quote is the Alchemist again convincing Santiago to continue in his journey. The Alchemist is telling Santiago that if he fears his journey or the outcome of the journey he will surely fail.
This quote explains the embedded metaphor of alchemy. People who haven't achieved their Personal Legend are like led who haven't achieved their personal legend. Once they achieve it they are like gold.
This quote supports the idea that achieving your personal legend is extremely important. It shows that the soul of the world contributes to your happiness and wants you to succeed in your personal legend.
In the novel "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho living your dream or achieving your Personal Legend is extremely important to living a fulfilled, happy life.
The motif of Personal Legends is extremely important in this book and in real life as it is the driving point of the plot and is extremely important to live out your dream.