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The Triumph of the Man Who Acts

The Triumph of the Man Who Acts


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Do you know what you most want to do and be in the world?

The Triumph of the Man Who Acts shows you how to find the answer, act on it, and succeed. Its author, Edward Earle Purinton, was the early twentieth century's leading health and efficiency expert, a best-selling author, and advisor to titans of industry. Indeed, this essay collection sold over 700,000 copies within months of its initial 1916 release.

Now, you too can benefit from his simple, time-tested techniques, gathered in this reprinted volume, and edited for the modern reader. Purinton shows you how to:

  • maintain the wellness of your body, heart, mind, and soul
  • stay motivated and banish procrastination
  • meet life's challenges with courage, conviction, and action
  • live productively, efficiently, and happily

This book will allow you to uncover your greatest self. Discover the transformative wisdom contained within this self-improvement classic today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781735289700
Publisher: Triumph Book Press LLC
Publication date: 09/07/2020
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Edward Earl Purinton (1878-1943) was a leading American health and efficiency expert during the early twentieth century. His books and manuals sold over 10 million copies in 20 countries. His work was endorsed by F.W. Woolworth, John D. Rockefeller Jr., the Archbishop of Canterbury, and countless others. Purinton used his methods to advise leading industrialists on optimal efficiency and teach the common person how to be productive, healthy, happy, and successful.

Table of Contents




CHAPTER 1: The Triumph of the Man Who Acts

CHAPTER 2: Daily Guide to Success

CHAPTER 3: The Boon of Concentration

CHAPTER 4: The Efficient Optimist

CHAPTER 5: How to Succeed

CHAPTER 6: Efficiency Is Service


CHAPTER 7: A Sound Body and the Efficient Life

CHAPTER 8: Unused Powers

CHAPTER 9: Save Your Nerves


CHAPTER 10: How to Achieve Happiness

CHAPTER 11: Causes of Unhappiness

CHAPTER 12: How to Be Happy

CHAPTER 13: Enjoying Ourselves

CHAPTER 14: Ought To Versus Want To


CHAPTER 15: Bravery, Breadth, Brotherhood

CHAPTER 16: Ways of Reading Character

CHAPTER 17: Man and His Community

CHAPTER 18: The Fine Art of Giving


CHAPTER 19: Freedom the Goal of Life

CHAPTER 20: A Declaration of Freedom

CHAPTER 21: "Thank You, Pain"

CHAPTER 22: When Love Comes

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