Your diamonds are not in far distant mountains or in yonder seas;
They are in your own backyard, if you but dig for them.
RUSSELL H. CONWELL

Few motivational talks have influenced or inspired as many people as Russell Conwell’s
speech called Acres Of Diamonds. He delivered the speech more than 6,000 times
around the world.

When it was published it became an immediate best-seller and a classic in inspirational literature.

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The central idea of the work is that one need not look elsewhere for opportunity, achievement,
or fortune — the resources to achieve all good things are present in your own community. Read the rest of this entry