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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
The Alchemist

bindiya.fernandez, March 30, 2008

For such a little book, this is one that definitely packs a punch. When it comes to inspirational literature, you can't get much better than Paulo Coelho.

This is a book that will teach you about life. A book that will tell you it's okay to pursue your dreams and find yourself lost. That it was better to have tried and floundered than never to have tried at all. A book that will teach you to follow your dreams regardless of the consequences. A book that reminds us that often we give up our most important ones out of the paralyzing fear of failure. A book that remind us that it's not always the destination that counts but it's the road you take to reach there that matters. That everything in life, whether good or bad, is a learning experience. That it is our actions that lead us either to a life of humdrum mediocrity or to the treasure we have always dreamed of.

A book that will teach us to dream again...
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Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart: 30 True Things to Learn Before You Die by Gordon Livingston
Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart: 30 True Things to Learn Before You Die

bindiya.fernandez, March 30, 2008

This is the first book I've read by this author & I can vouch for the fact that I'm definitely going to read more of his books! I may not personally agree with everything he says but this is one book that will definitely make you stop & think about things that you never gave a second thought to before.

These truly are thirty things we all need to know... many of it we may have heard in different forms before but the very phrases used are enough to grab your attention & interest. If all the ideas put forth are not exactly brand new, its the wording that makes this book a worthwhile read.
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