Russell H. Conwell


Born
in South Worthington, Massachusetts, The United States
February 15, 1843

Died
December 06, 1925

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Russell Herman Conwell was a Baptist minister, philanthropist, lawyer, and writer best remembered as the founder of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and for his inspirational lecture, Acres of Diamonds.

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Acres of Diamonds

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What You Can Do With Your W...

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Observation; --Every Man Hi...

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Every Man His Own University

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Motivational Classics

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The Key to Success

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Increasing Personal Efficiency

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Praying for Money

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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

“Greatness consists not in the holding of some future office, but really consists in doing great deeds with little means and the accomplishment of vast purposes from the private ranks of life. To be great at all one must be great here, now, in Philadelphia.”
Russell H. Conwell

“Begin where you are and what you are.”
Russell H. Conwell, Acres of Diamonds