“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Quotes Daddy


P.T. Barnum


Quote count:

Times favorited:

Phineas Taylor Barnum was an American showman who is best remembered for his entertaining hoaxes and for founding the circus that eventually became the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Barnum never flinched from his stated goal "to put money in his own coffers." He was a businessman above all else, his profession was pure entertainment, and he was perhaps the first "show business" millionaire. He never said "There's a sucker born every minute" as is famously ascribed, but his rebuttal to his critics was often "I am a showman by profession...and all the gilding shall make nothing else of me." Although famous for his brazen self-promotion and blatant puffery, he understood his times and profited from them brilliantly.

All quotes by P.T. Barnum  Quotes Daddy - Random quote by P.T. Barnum

(16 quotes found)

Popular Quotes Widgets

Add this widget to your site or blog
Add Quotes to your Emails Send us your own quotes.Use QuotesDaddy for your Email signature