Money Getting, Part XV

A Verse Digest of P. T. Barnum’s The Art of Money Getting (1880) ============ BE SYSTEMATIC be systematic in business a person does business by rule a time and place for everything work promptly accomplish twice as much with half…

Money Getting, Part XIV

A Verse Digest of P. T. Barnum’s The Art of Money Getting (1880) ============ DO NOT SCATTER YOUR POWERS engage in one business and stick to it faithfully until you succeed constant hammering on one nail will generally drive it…

Money Getting, Part XIII

A Verse Digest of P. T. Barnum’s The Art of Money Getting (1880) ============ LET HOPE PREDOMINATE BUT BE NOT TOO VISIONARY always kept poor (too visionary) changing one business to another always in hot water always under the harrow…

Money Getting, Part XII

A Verse Digest of P. T. Barnum’s The Art of Money Getting (1880) ============ LEARN SOMETHING USEFUL learn some trade or profession in these days of changing fortunes being rich to-day and poor to-morrow have something tangible to fall back…

Money Getting, Part XI

A Verse Digest of P. T. Barnum’s The Art of Money Getting (1880) ============ DON’T GET ABOVE YOUR BUSINESS young men after apprenticeship often lie about, doing nothing I am not going to be a hireling more difficult to accumulate…

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