P. T. Barnum
I am a showman by profession and all the gilding shall make nothing else of me.
The plan of "counting the chickens before they are hatched" is an error of ancient date, but it does not seem to improve by age.
Politeness and civility are the best capital ever invested in business.
The best kind of charity is to help those who are willing to help themselves.
The desire for wealth is nearly universal, and none can say it is not laudable, provided the possessor of it accepts its responsibilities, and uses it as a friend to humanity.