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

4.22 avg rating — 6,817 ratings — published 1892 — 331 editions
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What You Can Do With Your W...

3.72 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2006 — 14 editions
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Observation; --Every Man Hi...

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Every Man His Own University

4.15 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2011 — 11 editions
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Automatic Wealth: The Secre...

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Motivational Classics

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Increasing Personal Efficiency

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1917 — 11 editions
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The Life, Speeches and Publ...

2.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1881 — 23 editions
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Praying for Money

3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2003 — 15 editions
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More books by Russell H. Conwell…
“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

“You can journey to the ends of the earth in search of success, but if you’re lucky, you will discover happiness in your own backyard.”
Russell Conwell