The Art of Money Getting by P. T. Barnum


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

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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