Acres of Diamonds (Google eBook)

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Arc Manor LLC, Apr 1, 2008 - Business & Economics - 132 pages
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User Review  - Chris Cook - Goodreads

This is a short book, easy to read, based, I think, on a speech the author did sometime in the 1890s. As such, it's probably one of the first self-help get-rich books out there, and it's a classic ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anthony F Russo - Goodreads

Very good. Russell Conwell was, among other significant achievements, a Civil War hero, a minister, and President of Temple University. In this speech he inspires his audience to their personal best ... Read full review

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Russell H. Conwell, the founder of Temple University in Philadelphia, was described by the great John Wanamaker as ?a student, schoolmaster, lawyer, preacher, organizer, thinker and writer, lecturer, educator, diplomat, and leader of men.? Conwell was also the founder and pastor of Baptist Temple, one of the largest Protestant churches in America during his day and time. He also founded two hospitals in the City of Brotherly Love. His famous "Acres of Diamonds" speech helped countless individuals to come into the knowledge of the meaning of true wealth and how to attain it without getting sidetracked by selfishness and greed.

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