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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission. Fred A. Allen

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

In advertising, not to be different is virtual suicide. William Bernbach

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

How big can we get before we get bad? Jay Chiat

My real talent was for losing clients. Jay Chiat

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

Authors with quotes about advertising
David Ogilvy
Leo Burnett
Jaron Lanier

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