You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own acres of diamonds.
— Earl Nightingale

I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.
Jack London acres quote

And we never got the mule, let alone the forty acres.
— Charles Evers

An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
— William Dean Howells

Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe his native air in his own ground.
— acres quotation by Alexander Pope