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"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

Arthur Worsley
by Arthur Worsley
M.A. Psychology, Oxford. McKinsey Alum. Founder & Editor at TAoL.
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"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, Acres of Diamonds

Russell H. Conwell was an American Baptist minister, lawyer, and writer best known for founding Temple University and his inspirational lecture, Acres of Diamonds.

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Arthur Worsley
I founded TAoL to discover and share the best wisdom on how to live long and prosper. Before that I studied Psychology, Philosophy & Physiology at Oxford and consulted at McKinsey. Still curious? Learn more or take my FREE productivity quiz.

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