Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance.
Advertising is the life of trade.
Advertising - a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.
Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.
Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things.
In our factory, we make lipstick. In our advertising, we sell hope.
Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
Advertising is the poetry of Capitalism
Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, LUXURY and ease for millions
There is a huge difference between journalism and advertising. Journalism aspires to truth. Advertising is regulated for truth. I'll put the accuracy of the average ad in this country up against the average news story any time.
In advertising, sex sells. But only if you're selling sex.
Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising
When the historian of the Twentieth Century shall have finished his narrative, and comes searching for the subtitle which shall best express the spirit of the period, we think it not at all unlikely that he may select "The Age of Advertising" for the purpose.
The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
The sole purpose of business is service. The sole purpose of advertising is explaining the service which business renders.
The business that considers itself immune to the necessity for advertising sooner or later finds itself immune to business.
Advertising is the principal reason why the business man has come to inherit the earth.
The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time
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.
There is a great deal of advertising that is much better than the product. When that happens, all that the good advertising will do is put you out of business faster.
The Death of Advertising? I think that's in the book of Revelation. It's the day when people everywhere become satisfied with their weight, their hair, their skin, their wardrobe, and their aroma.
What really decides consumers to buy or not to buy is the content of your advertising, not its form.
There is more money wasted in advertising by underspending than by overspending. Years ago someone said that underspending in advertising is like buying a ticket halfway to Europe. You've spent your money but you never get there.
Advertising is speech. It's regulated because it's often effective speech.