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  1. Picture quote by H. G. Wells about lying

    Advertising is legalized lying. ⏤ H. G. Wells

  2. Picture quote by Henry Ford about money

    The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time. ⏤ Henry Ford

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    Companies such as Google and Facebook rely on capturing as much data as possible to enhance their advertising targeting.

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However far your travels take you, you will never find the girl who smiles out at you from the travel brochure.


Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise.

Laurence J. Peter

Advertising is a racket...its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.

Malcolm Muggeridge

How big can we get before we get bad?

Jay Chiat

Those who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of vocabulary and syntax to mislead their weak minds.

Dorothy L. Sayers

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

Norman Douglas

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.

Stephen Leacock

Advertising is the ability to sense, interpret... to put the very heart throbs of a business into type, paper and ink.

Leo Burnett

Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does.

Stuart Henderson

One ad is worth more to a paper than forty editorials.

Will Rogers

Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.

George Santayana

No agency is better than its account executives.

Morris Hite

Now that I'm a client, I understand what a jerk I was.

Jay Chiat

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.

Mark Twain

Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read.

Leo Burnett

As the mainstream media has become increasingly dependent on advertising revenues for support, it has become an anti-democratic force in society.

Robert McChesney

Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals.

David Ogilvy

Advertising is legalized lying.

H. G. [Herbert George] Wells

Advertising is the principal reason why the business man has come to inherit the earth.

James Randolph Adams

The modern little red riding hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objections to being eaten by the wolf.

Marshall McLuhan

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.

Fred A. Allen

Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.

Raymond Chandler

Several years before birth, advertise for a couple of parents belonging to long-lived families.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.

George Orwell

If we listen human instinct actually tells us what we need, but advertising makes us want things we don't need and things we can't have.

Kit Williams

The critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising.

Pauline Kael

Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.

Samuel Johnson

If its not done ethically, advertising won't be trusted. If consumers don't trust it, advertising is pointless.

Jef I. Richards

In advertising, not to be different is virtual suicide.

William Bernbach

You start losing a client the moment you get it.

Jay Chiat

The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.

Peter Drucker

The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.

Bill Cosby

I've learned any fool can write a bad ad, but it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.

Leo Burnett

More traffic means more advertising dollars.

Jeff Zucker

The sole purpose of business is service. The sole purpose of advertising is explaining the service which business renders.

Leo Burnett

The more facts you tell, the more you sell. An advertisement's chance for success invariably increases as the number of pertinent merchandise facts included in the ad increases.

Dr. Charles Edwards

That's the kind of ad I like, facts, facts, facts.

Samuel Goldwyn

Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, luxury and ease for millions.

William Allen White

Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.

John Lahr

Advertising is not merely an assembly of competing messages; it is a language itself which is always being used to make the same general proposal

John Berger

My real talent was for losing clients.

Jay Chiat

The trouble with America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.

Louis Kronenberger

Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.

Marshall McLuhan

Advertising doesn't create a product advantage. It can only convey it.

William Bernbach

If Chevy Chase had not been an actor, he might have been a very popular guy in advertising or whatever field he would have gone into, because of his charisma.

Harold Ramis

Nobody's profitable at this moment, because recession is on; advertising dollars are down, and expenses are way up. So that kind of belies the situation that you would expect, because the ratings are way up everywhere.

Brit Hume

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertising.

Norman Douglas

This hype word bothers me though It always sounds like an accusation, what does it mean, advertising, column inches in the press? Bands themselves are never really responsible for all of that. That is something that happens to you when you sell millions of records.

Holly Johnson

Language thus becomes monumental because of the mutations of advertising.

Robert Smithson

It is not the purpose of the ad or commercial to make the reader or listener say, 'My what a clever ad.' It is the purpose of advertising to make the reader say, 'I believe I'll buy one when I'm shopping tomorrow'.

Morris Hite

Like a midwife, I make my living bringing new babies into the world, except that mine are new advertising campaigns.

David Ogilvy

Television is more of a business. You can't take as many risks, because there's so many channels now, and the advertising's dropping.

Dana Delany

Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved - commitment to a scenario.

Jean Baudrillard

I've set aside a nice chunk of my advertising revenue each month for giveaways, like a KitchenAid mixer. I like buying them for the audience, because without the audience I wouldn't have the blog or the revenue in the first place.

Ree Drummond

Advertising is salesmanship mass produced. No one would bother to use advertising if he could talk to all his prospects face-to-face. But he can't.

Morris Hite

I am one who believes that one of the greatest dangers of advertising is not that of misleading people, but that of boring them to death.

Leo Burnett

There is no way for the American economic system to function without advertising. There is no other way to communicate enough information about enough products to enough people with enough speed.

John O'Toole

I believe that a contract, or at least an understanding, exists between the American public and the American advertiser concerning what advertising is, what its limitations are and what price people will pay for it.

John O'Toole

The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success; it is in the realm of myth, to which measurements cannot apply.

Leo Bogart

There is no such thing as national advertising. All advertising is local and personal. It's one man or woman reading one newspaper in the kitchen or watching TV in the den.

Morris Hite

Advertising as the printed form of selling would seem... ultimately to be justified in so far as it serves as a means of increasing legitimate human wants, as an agency of fair and economic competition in the distribution of goods, and as a stimulant to social progress.

Daniel Starch

We should remember the campaign advertising will be only a smaller portion of the President's total exposure.

Robert Teeter

Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.

Marshall McLuhan

I have discovered the most exciting, the most arduous literary form of all, the most difficult to master, the most pregnant in curious possibilities. I mean the advertisement. It is far easier to write ten passably effective Sonnets, good enough to take in the not too inquiring critic, than one effective advertisement that will take in a few thousand of the uncritical buying public.

Aldous Huxley

Advertising is the art of the tiny. You have to tell a complete a story and deliver a complete message in a very encapsulated form. It disciplines you to cut away extraneous information.

Dick Wolf

News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress; all the rest is advertising.

Lord Northcliffe

Watteau is no less an artist for having painted a fascia board while Sainsbury's is no less effective a business for producing advertisements which entertain and educate instead of condescending and exploiting.

Stephen Bayley

I've devoted a lot of my time and effort during the past few years to developing my advertising copywriting business to the point of where I can support my family and don't have to depend on writing fiction for my income.

George Stephen

Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.

Will Rogers

When it went on the air, the sales department hated it. It was the highest advertising pullout show in the history of NBC. At the early focus groups, people were saying, 'Who are these people? Why should we watch them?

Dick Wolf

The Internet offers an interesting combination of advertising and community by participating in the community you can become an advertisement for yourself.

Walter Jon Williams

If you want quality service, you have to pay for it. You don't buy into waste. I have great misgivings about the amount of advertising that we see in the health care field, some by hospitals, a lot by drug companies.

David Obey

Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled.

John Wanamaker

The vice-president of an advertising agency is a bit of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conference.

Fred Allen

I can not think of any circumstances in which advertising would not be an evil.

Arnold J. Toynbee

The network and local TV angle of broadcast television has received a black eye for not properly debating within the news issues that should be debated, instead of shuffling them of to television advertising.

Mark E. Hyman

We are pushing hard to find quality advertising clients.

Ben Nicholson

I promised to have no partisan affiliation and no subsidy except advertising.

Benjamin Henry Day

Outside of advertising, the person who's influenced me most is quite possibly Frank Gehry.

Jay Chiat

But I think technology advertising will have to stop addressing how products are made and concentrate more on what a product will do for the consumer.

Jay Chiat

NC-17 means that you get it in like 3 theaters. They won't run the spots on MTV, won't run the advertising. It's the kiss of death so there was really no other choice.

Rob Zombie

Advertising is the most fun you can have with your clothes on.

Jerry Della Femina

Sanely applied advertising could remake the world.

Stuart Chase

I can't say the advertising model is obsolete yet but it doesn't make a lot of sense in the long range.

Jay Chiat

It is pretty obvious that the debasement of the human mind caused by a constant flow of fraudulent advertising is no trivial thing. There is more than one way to conquer a country.

Raymond Chandler

If you are writing about baloney, don't try and make it Cornish hen, because that's the worst kind of baloney there is. Just make it darn good baloney.

Leo Burnett

Advertising ought to work by telling you what it is you want to tell, you should understand what you want us to do, what you want us to think, where you want us to shop.

Jay Chiat

'Be comfortable with who you are', reads the headline on the Hush Puppies poster. Are they mad? If people were comfortable with who they were, they'd never buy any products except the ones they needed, and then where would the advertising industry be?

Mark Edwards

We read advertisements to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready -- even eager -- to discover, from the announcement of a new product, what we have all along wanted without really knowing it.

Daniel J. Boorstin

Telling lies does not work in advertising.

Tim Bell

The truth is that our way of celebrating the Christmas season does spring from myriad cultures and sources, from St. Nicholas to Coca-Cola advertising campaigns.

Richard Roeper

Advertising is the very essence of democracy.

Bruce Barton

I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things.

Archibishop of Canterbury

An enormous amount of direct advertising from pharmaceutical companies are offering a kind of instantaneous solution to problems.

Leon Kass

We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.

Zelda Fitzgerald

How about this for a headline for tomorrow's paper? French fries.

James French

Seeing a murder on television... can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.

Alfred Hitchcock

Certainly, it seems true enough that there's a good deal of irony in the world... I mean, if you live in a world full of politicians and advertising, there's obviously a lot of deception.

Kenneth Koch

Just advertising departments with legs and high heels.

Richard Avedon

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