Phineas Taylor Barnum was an American businessman and showman who founded the Barnum & Bailey Circus. He was born on this day, July 5 in the year 1810 and died in 1891 at the age of 80.
Let us be inspired by some of his quotes.
“The noblest art is that of making others happy.”
“The best charity is to help those who are willing to help themselves.”
“Politeness and civility are the best capital ever invested in business.”
“Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.”
“Unless a man enters upon the vocation intended for him by nature, and best suited to his peculiar genius, he cannot succeed.”
“The great ambition should be to excel all others engaged in the same occupation.”
“The foundation of success in life is good health: that is the substratum fortune; it is also the basis of happiness. A person cannot accumulate a fortune very well when he is sick.”
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