Quotes by P. T. Barnum

Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.

P. T. Barnum

Other Great Authors


Working with children with autism has provided me with an opportunity to see the world in a different way. I see them strive to overcome obstacles and persevere, and learn to persevere myself. They are my inspiration.

Clay Aiken

One may have a blazing hearth in one's soul and yet no one ever come to sit by it. Passersby see only a wisp of smoke from the chimney and continue on the way.

Vincent Van Gogh

Big nations are like chickens. They like to make big noises, but very often it is no more than squabbling.

Dr. Albert Schweitzer, Playboy Interview - December 1963

You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 10-12 to 1.

Ernest Rutherford

Human beings, for all their pretensions, have a remarkable propensity for lending themselves to classification somewhere within neatly labelled categories. Even the outrageous exceptions may be classified as outrageous exceptions

W. J. Reichmann

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.

Dr. Seuss »

Listen, can you hear it Spring's sweet cantata. The strains of grass pushing through the snow. The song of buds swelling on the vine. The tender timpani of a baby robin's heart. Spring.

Andrew Schneider »

Perseverance is more prevailing than violence and many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.

Plutarch »