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Acres of Diamonds By Russell Conwell
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A classic in the self-improvement genre. Why does one person succeed while another fails in the same endeavor? While taking a trip down the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, Russell Conwell's guide (who... More > was found of telling stories) told him the tale of Ali Hafed who left his farm and family in search of wealth and died alone and in poverty years later. The man who purchased his farm after his death found the world's richest diamond mine there. Conwell goes on to tell the stories of several people in America who suffered similar fates, as well as success stories of those who found advantages in their circumstances instead of excuses. Sure to inspire some soul-searching, "Acres of Diamonds" just may help you discover the treasure in your own backyard.< Less
Acres of Diamonds By Russell Conwell
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A classic in the self-improvement genre. Why does one person succeed while another fails in the same endeavor? While taking a trip down the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, Russell Conwell's guide (who... More > was found of telling stories) told him the tale of Ali Hafed who left his farm and family in search of wealth and died alone and in poverty years later. The man who purchased his farm after his death found the world's richest diamond mine there. Conwell goes on to tell the stories of several people in America who suffered similar fates, as well as success stories of those who found advantages in their circumstances instead of excuses. Sure to inspire some soul-searching, "Acres of Diamonds" just may help you discover the treasure in your own backyard.< Less
Acres of Diamonds By Russell H. Conwell
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Considered by many to be one of the finest speeches ever written, Acres of Diamonds offers a multitude of lessons about the rewards of work, education, and finding the riches of life in one's own... More > back yard. In an era when many Americans would pack public halls to hear speeches given by the greatest citizens of their day, Russell Conwell read his world-famous lecture hundreds of times, and used the income he earned delivering it to found a small seminary to train Baptist ministers. That school soon grew into Temple University, one of the first universities to offer affordable education to working-class Americans: it stands today as the most visible example of Russell Conwell's legacy and vision. There are a multitude of gems to mine from Russell Conwell's words, no matter what your walk of life. Acres of Diamonds remains a significant—and inspirational—lesson about where the true riches of life may be found.< Less
Acres of Diamonds By Russell H. Conwell
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Acres of Diamonds By Russell H. Conwell
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Acres of Diamonds by Russell H. Conwell. One of the books that started a self-help era of literature. One need not look elsewhere for opportunity, achievement, or fortune—the resources to... More > achieve all good things are present in one's own community. This is developed by an anecdote, credited to an Arab guide, about a man who wanted to find diamonds so badly that he sold his property and went off in futile search for them. The new owner of his home discovered that a rich diamond mine was located right there on the property. Conwell elaborates on the theme through examples of success, genius, service, or other virtues involving ordinary Americans contemporary to his audience: "dig in your own backyard!". One of the most interesting Americans who lived in 19th century was a man by the name of Russell Herman Conwell. He was born in 1843 and lived until 1925. This story does not get old...it will be true forever.... Opportunity does not just "come along". It is there all the time - we just have to see it.< Less
Acres of Diamonds By Russell Conwell
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An illustrated book version of a popular lecture given by Russell Conwell over 6,000 times in the late 1800's through the early 1900's. The revenue from his lectures financed the establishment of... More > Temple University.< Less
Acres of Diamonds By Russell Herman Conwell
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Russell H. Conwell's Acres of Diamonds have been spread all over the United States, time and care have made them more valuable, and now that they have been reset in black and white by their... More > discoverer, they are to be laid in the hands of a multitude for their enrichment. In the same case with these gems there is a fascinating story of the Master Jeweler's life-work which splendidly illustrates the ultimate unit of power by showing what one man can do in one day and what one life is worth to the world.< Less
Acres of Diamonds By Russell H. Conwell
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The Inspirational Classic.... "Acres of Diamonds" originated as a speech which Conwell delivered over 6,000 times around the world. It was first published in 1890. The central idea of the... More > work is that one need not look elsewhere for opportunity, achievement, or fortune — the resources to achieve all good things are present in one's own community. Find the "Acres of Diamonds" in your community today!< Less
Acres of Diamonds By Russell H. Conwell
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The Inspirational Classic.... "Acres of Diamonds" originated as a speech which Conwell delivered over 6,000 times around the world. It was first published in 1890. The central idea of the... More > work is that one need not look elsewhere for opportunity, achievement, or fortune — the resources to achieve all good things are present in one's own community. Find the "Acres of Diamonds" in your community today!< Less
Acres of Diamonds By Sherea VeJauan
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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 one's own community. This theme is... More > developed by an introductory anecdote, credited by Conwell to an Arab guide, about a man who wanted to find diamonds so badly that he sold his property and went off in futile search for them. The new owner of his home discovered that a rich diamond mine was located right there on the property. Conwell elaborates on the theme through examples of success, genius, service, or other virtues involving ordinary Americans contemporary to his audience: "dig in your own backyard!".< Less