Never attempt to catch a whale with a minnow.

— P. T. (Phineas Taylor) Barnum

The most eye-opening P. T. (Phineas Taylor) Barnum quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing than by believing in too much.


Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.


I would rather hear the pleased laugh of a child over some feature of my exhibition than receive as I did the flattering compliments of the Prince of Wales.


Every man


If I was not a remarkably modest man, I should probably brag a little, and say that I had done what no American ever before accomplished by visiting the queen at her palace twice within eight days.


Those who really desire to attain an independence, have only set their minds upon it, and adopt the proper means, as they do in regard to any other object which they wish to accomplish, and the thing is easily done.

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