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Advertising is legalized lying. ⏤ H. G. Wells

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

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author

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, journalist

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

Laurence J. Peter, writer

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


How big can we get before we get bad?

Jay Chiat, businessman

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, author

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

Stephen Leacock, economist

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

Norman Douglas, writer

No agency is better than its account executives.

Morris Hite, businessman

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

Mark Twain, author

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

Will Rogers, actor

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,

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

Jay Chiat, businessman

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

George Santayana, philosopher

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

Leo Burnett, businessman

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

Leo Burnett, businessman

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

Raymond Chandler, novelist

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

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

Fred A. Allen,

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

George Orwell, author

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, author

Advertising is legalized lying.

H. G. [Herbert George] Wells,

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

Marshall McLuhan, philosopher

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

David Ogilvy, businessman

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

James Randolph Adams,

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

Robert McChesney, critic

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

Samuel Goldwyn, producer

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, critic

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

Leo Burnett, businessman

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, artist

My real talent was for losing clients.

Jay Chiat, businessman

In advertising, not to be different is virtual suicide.

William Bernbach, businessman

More traffic means more advertising dollars.

Jeff Zucker, businessman

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

Pauline Kael, critic

Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.

Marshall McLuhan, philosopher

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

Jef I. Richards,

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

William Allen White, editor

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,

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

Samuel Johnson, author

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

Peter Drucker, consultant

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

Bill Cosby, comedian

You start losing a client the moment you get it.

Jay Chiat, businessman

Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.

John Lahr, critic

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, businessman

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

Will Rogers, actor

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, politician

Creative without strategy is called 'art.' Creative with strategy is called 'advertising.'

Jef I. Richards,

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

Benjamin Henry Day, artist

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, musician

I warn you against believing that advertising is a science.

William Bernbach, businessman

Most criticism of advertising is written in ignorance of what actually happens inside these agencies.

Michael Schudson, sociologist

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, producer

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, writer

'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,

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, businessman

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, critic

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, novelist

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, philosopher

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, sociologist

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, actress

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, author

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, businessman

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, celebrity

We are pushing hard to find quality advertising clients.

Ben Nicholson, artist

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, poet

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

David Ogilvy, businessman

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

Jay Chiat, businessman

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, businessman

Advertising degrades the people it appeals to; it deprives them of their will to choose.

Carrie P. Snow,

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, businessman

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, businessman

Advertising was fairly simple work, and I really just wanted a job where I could sit and write every day and not get fired for it like I had at other jobs, but it was fun.

John Hughes, director

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, comedian

Any time an investment company has to spend heavily on advertising, it's probably a bad business in which to invest.

Robert Kiyosaki, investor

The error that we tend to make is that we think that women's magazines are what editors want and what their readers want - and thus are social indicators - when, in fact, they are what advertisers want. They're just advertising indicators.

Gloria Steinem, activist

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, critic

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

Leon Kass, educator

I didn't think that a career in theater was very realistic so I thought the only thing I could make money doing and still be somewhat artistic was, god help me, advertising.

Liev Schreiber, actor

I had been keeping an off eye on the advertising field, thinking I might become an idea man and a copywriter.

Carl Sandburg, poet

You have always had individual directors who begin in the advertising or commercial world, but they are probably exceptions rather than the traditional pattern.

Ann Macbeth, author

Religious advertising is undergoing a dramatic conversion.

Lisa Miller, musician

It takes a big idea to attract the attention of consumers and get them to buy your product. Unless your advertising contains a big idea, it will pass like a ship in the night. I doubt if more than one campaign in a hundred contains a big idea.

David Ogilvy, businessman

Advertising is the very essence of democracy.

Bruce Barton, author

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

Archibishop of Canterbury,

Advertisements are of great use to the vulgar. First of all, as they are instruments of ambition. A man that is by no means big enough for the Gazette, may easily creep into the advertisements; by which means we often see an apothecary in the same paper of news with a plenipotentiary, or a running footman with an ambassador.

Joseph Addison, writer

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

James R. Adams,

Telling lies does not work in advertising.

Tim Bell,

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, historian

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, businessman

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, novelist

Sanely applied advertising could remake the world.

Stuart Chase, writer

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

Jerry Della Femina, businessman

The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising.

Kit Williams, author

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

Norman Douglas, writer

It is not unprofessional to give free legal advice, but advertising that the first visit will be free is a bit like a fox telling chickens he will not bite them until they cross the threshold of the hen house.

Warren E. Burger, judge

The relationship between a manufacturer and his advertising agency is almost as intimate as the relationship between a patient and his doctor. Make sure that you can life happily with your prospective client before you accept his account.

David Ogilvy, businessman

One customer well taken care of could be more valuable than $10 000 worth of advertising.

Jim Rohn, businessman

Advertising is the literature of desire.

Eugene Schwartz,

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, businessman

In my opinion, fun is what makes advertising successful.

Leo Bogart,

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