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Phineas Taylor Barnum

Geburtstag: 5. Juli 1810
Todesdatum: 7. April 1891

Phineas Taylor Barnum war ein US-amerikanischer Zirkuspionier und Politiker.

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„Wie waren die Einnahmen heute im Madison Square Garden?“

—  Phineas Taylor Barnum
Letzte Worte, 7. Juli 1891 Original engl.: "How were the receipts today at Madison Square garden?"

„There's a sucker born every minute.“

—  P.T. Barnum
Misattributed, Commonly attributed to Barnum, there is much testimony of contemporaries that he never actually said this, and in "P. T. Barnum Never Did Say "There's a Sucker Born Every Minute" http://www.historybuff.com/library/refbarnum.html R. J. Brown asserts that it actually originated with a banker named David Hannum, in reference to one of Barnum's hoaxes: a replica of the Cardiff Giant.

„The best kind of charity is to help those who are willing to help themselves.“

—  P.T. Barnum
Art of Money Getting (1880), Ch. 18: "Be charitable" http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/barnum/moneygetting/moneygetting_chap19.html

„I am a showman by profession…and all the gilding shall make nothing else of me.“

—  P.T. Barnum
As quoted in Philip B. Kunhardt, et alm P. T. Barnum: America's Greatest Showman (1995), ISBN 0-679-43574-3, p. vi

„The plan of "counting the chickens before they are hatched" is an error of ancient date, but it does not seem to improve by age.“

—  P.T. Barnum
Art of Money Getting (1880), Ch. 10: "Let hope predominate but be not too visionary" http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/barnum/moneygetting/moneygetting_chap11.html

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„The desire for wealth is nearly universal, and none can say it is not laudable, provided the possessor of it accepts its responsibilities, and uses it as a friend to humanity.“

—  P.T. Barnum
Art of Money Getting (1880), Ch. 20: "Preserve your integrity" http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/barnum/moneygetting/moneygetting_chap21.html

„Every crowd has a silver lining.“

—  P.T. Barnum
Misattributed, The first appearance of this quote in print was in the July 1908 issue http://books.google.com/books?id=3StKAQAAMAAJ&q=%22Every+crowd+has+a+silver+lining%22&pg=PA423#v=onepage of the journal Profitable Advertising under the heading "Modernized Maxims." It next appeared in the June 1911 issue http://books.google.com/books?id=iKZHAAAAYAAJ&q=%22Every+crowd+has+a+silver+lining%22&pg=PA32#v=onepage of The Philistine where Elbert Hubbard labeled it: "motto for a hotel-keeper." In the 1920s http://books.google.com/books?id=FBrnAAAAMAAJ&q=%22Every+crowd+has+a+silver+lining%22&pg=PA2#v=onepage, it was published with the label: "Pickpocket's motto." The attribution to P.T. Barnum didn't appear in print until a 1934 article http://books.google.com/books?id=HSIYAQAAIAAJ&q=%22Every+crowd+has+a+silver+lining%22&pg=PA14#v=onepage in Reader's Digest.

„Always leave them wanting more.“

—  P.T. Barnum
Disputed, Commonly attributed to Barnum without citation; such as in "Pardon My French: How a Grumpy American Fell in Love with France" https://books.google.com/books?id=bRYQCwAAQBAJ&pg=PT192&lpg=PT192&dq=who+said+always+keep+them+wanting+more+P.T.+Barnum&source=bl&ots=CVHbQiDHrL&sig=0_Dch_nOKrzDEQLXzu7R9u66ZQs&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiU-sL-k_naAhWM44MKHWFICwwQ6AEIhAEwDQ by Allen Johnson

„Politeness and civility are the best capital ever invested in business.“

—  P.T. Barnum
Art of Money Getting (1880), Ch. 17: "Be polite and kind to your customers" http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/barnum/moneygetting/moneygetting_chap18.html

„Money is in some respects like fire; it is a very excellent servant but a terrible master.“

—  P.T. Barnum
Art of Money Getting (1880), Ch. 3: "Avoid Debt" http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/barnum/moneygetting/moneygetting_chap4.html

„In fact, as a general thing, money-getters are the benefactors of our race.“

—  P.T. Barnum
Art of Money Getting (1880), Ch. 20: "Preserve your integrity" http://www.fourmilab.ch/etexts/www/barnum/moneygetting/moneygetting_chap21.html

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