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Dressed in a plaid sport coat and tie, Rich stands at a podium in 1960 with an Amway logo on the front. He is gesturing with his hands and an American flag is seen in the background.

Speeches

Throughout his career at Amway and beyond, Rich delivered countless speeches to crowds of a few hundred all the way up to tens of thousands. He was a master of the microphone and saw it as a way to help others achieve their goals. Here is a collection of some of his most famous speeches that inspired audiences over the years.

Speeches
Rich stands near a podium while speaking to a crowd. A large white board reading "Thank you Mr. & Mrs. DeVos" is seen in the background.

Books

Over the course of his life, Rich wrote five books, all with the goal of sharing wisdom and inspiring others to be the best they can be. It began with “Believe!”, which delivered advice on building an Amway business, and ended with his memoir, “Simply Rich: Life and Lessons from the Cofounder of Amway”.

Books
Rich at a function. He is laughing, wearing a tan suit and tie. His right hand is touching his face. His daughter sits next to him, also smiling.

Quotes

Rich attributed his trademark optimism to growing up in a positive atmosphere. From a father who advised him to never use the word “can’t,” to a high school teacher who wrote in his high school yearbook praising his leadership potential, Rich learned early in life the power of positivity. Here are some of the positive words he shared with others.

Quotes
Rich holds a microphone while he and actor Richard Thomas look at pledge cards during a telethon. They are surrounded by volunteers taking pledges over the phone.

Photography

From childhood portraits to family milestones, business accomplishments to basketball championships, see a collection of photos capturing special moments in Rich’s life.

Photography
Rich stands at a podium with his hands raised as he greets the crowd.

Biography

Rich DeVos was co-founder and former president of the Amway Corporation, senior chairman of the NBA Orlando Magic, and so much more.

Biography