James Bennett: I never liked your show, but I always thought the people did.
P.T. Barnum: They did. They do!
James Bennett: People of all shapes, sizes, colours. Putting them on stage together and presenting them as equals? Another critic might have even called it a celebration of humanity.
P.T. Barnum: I would've liked that.
P.T. Barnum: Hyperbole isn't the worst crime. Men suffer more from imagining too little than too much.