Money Getting, Part XX

William Walsh
November 11, 2010
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A Verse Digest of P. T. Barnum’s The Art of Money Getting (1880)
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BE POLITE AND KIND TO YOUR CUSTOMERS

politeness and civility are the best capital in business

large stores, gilt signs, flaming advertisements
prove unavailing if you treat patrons abruptly

the more kind and liberal a man
the more generous the patronage

like begets like

this brings us to the golden rule

as ye
would that
men should
do to you
do ye also
to them

and they will
do better
by you
than if you
always treated
them as if
you wanted
to get
the most
you could
out of them
for the least

men who drive sharp bargains with customers
will never see them again as customers

people don’t like to pay and get kicked also

Money Getting Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII, Part VIII, Part IX, Part X, Part XI, Part XII, Part XIII, Part XIV, Part XV, Part XVI, Part XVII, Part XVIII, Part XIX

Money Getting is a verse digest of P.T. Barnum’s The Art of Money Getting(1880)

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