‘ Interesting Snippets of History Phineas Taylor Barnum Desire of Wealth ‘

#AceHistoryNews – July 05 – 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.

​Phineas Taylor Barnum (1810 – 1891), US-american circus show man / US-amerikanischer Zirkuspionier und Schausteller



05 July 1810 – 17 April 1891 was an American showman who is best remembered for his entertaining hoaxes and for founding the circus that eventually became Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus.

ART OF MONEY GETTING
or,
Golden Rules for Making Money

by P. T. Barnum
1880

ART OF MONEY GETTING
1. DON’T MISTAKE YOUR VOCATION
2. SELECT THE RIGHT LOCATION
3. AVOID DEBT
4. PERSEVERE
5. WHATEVER YOU DO, DO IT WITH ALL YOUR MIGHT
6. DEPEND UPON YOUR OWN PERSONAL EXERTIONS
7. USE THE BEST TOOLS
8. DON’T GET ABOVE YOUR BUSINESS
9. LEARN SOMETHING USEFUL
10. LET HOPE PREDOMINATE BUT BE NOT TOO VISIONARY
11. DO NOT SCATTER YOUR POWERS
12. BE SYSTEMATIC
13. READ THE NEWSPAPERS
14. BEWARE OF "OUTSIDE OPERATIONS"
15. DON’T INDORSE WITHOUT SECURITY
16. ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS
17. BE POLITE AND KIND TO YOUR CUSTOMERS
18. BE CHARITABLE
19. DON’T BLAB
20. PRESERVE YOUR INTEGRITY

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