I'm afraid that if my dream is realized, I'll have no reason to go on living.
After going to Tarfia all of Santiago's money was stolen but he managed to get a job with a Crystal Merchant. In the story, the Crystal Merchant is afraid of change. This shows how hesitant he was to make a display case for his crystal or by not wanting to expand his business into tea. The Crystal Merchant would one day like to go to Mecca but is afraid to because if he did he might not have any purpose in life anymore.
Everything in life is and omen, there is a universal language, understood by everybody, but already forgotten.
Santiago meets the English man when he has finally earned enough money to go home but decides to see how much it would cost to go to the Pyramids. When the English man notices that Santiago has a Urim and Thummim he says that their meeting was a good omen. In the story, the Englishman finds the Alchemist and realizes that his personal legend was not becoming the Alchemist's student to try on his own without the thought for the reward of making an Elixir of Life of and Philosopher Stone.
If I am really a part of your dream, you'll come back one day.
Once Santiago reaches the city in the desert, he and the English man go looking for the Alchemist but cannot find him. While looking Santiago finds a beautiful woman named Fatima who he immediately falls in love with and the next day asks her to marry him. Fatima is important to the story because instead of marrying him she convinced him to complete his personal legend first because she knew that later he would regret it.
Arms are capricious as the desert. If at least one of them hasn't been been used by the end of the day tomorrow, one will be used on you.
While watching a hawk Santiago has a vision of an army and tells the Tribal Chieftains of the. The Chiefs would prepare but only for a day and if the army did not come, Santiago would be killed. Because of this event, it showed that Santiago was not afraid of death because he would have seen more than any other Shepard has before.