"I have crossed the desert in search of a treasure that is somewhere near the Pyramids, and for me, the war seemed a curse. But now it's a blessing, because it brought me to you."
"And dreams are the language of God. When he speaks our language, I can interpret what he has said. But if he speaks in the language of the soul, it is only you who can understand."
"And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it."
"Maktub," the merchant said, finally.
"What does that mean?"
"You would have to have been born an Arab to understand," he answered. "But in your language it would be something like, 'It is written.'"
"If I could, I'd write a huge encyclopedia just about the words luck and coincidence. It's with those words that the universal language is written."
"And I am part of your dream, a part of your Personal Legend, as you call it."
"Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World, and it will one day return there."