16 Inspiring Quotes By P. T. Barnum That Can Become Your Success Mantra
P.T. Barnum was an American businessman, showman, author and politician, who is particularly well-known for being the promoter of curious sideshows made up of hoaxes. Barnum started off his career as a store manager while he was still a teenager and even at that age, he was known to employ underhanded tactics in order to make sure that a sale went through. He also became involved in the lottery craze and managed a state wide lottery network in Connecticut. However, it was as a promoter of distinguished hoaxes that he became famous. He operated ‘Barnum’s Grand Scientific And Musical Theatre’ for some years before purchasing ‘Scudder’s American Museum’ in New York and turned it into the ‘Barnum American Museum’. Barnum was a smooth talker and persuasive writer. He expressed his views and thoughts through his writings that revolved around subjects like money and business. His legacy still lives through his work, shows, thoughts and writings which are often quoted by people from all walks of life. His book titled ‘The Golden Rules of Making Money’, ‘Art of Getting Money’ and his autobiography ‘Life of P.T Barnum’ has inspired many audacious entrepreneurs. Following is a collection of quotes and sayings by P. T. Barnum on life, business, marketing, promotional, money, greed and enterprise.