Propaganda Quotes

One of the most horrible features of war is that all the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.

George Orwell

The real struggle is not between East and West, or capitalism and communism, but between education and propaganda.

Martin Buber

The best defense against propaganda: more propaganda.

Edward Bernays

Propaganda has a bad name, but its root meaning is simply to disseminate through a medium, and all writing therefore is propaganda for something. It's a seeding of the self in the consciousness of others.

Elizabeth Drew

Terrorism is in good part an effect of government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy.

Mark Poster

The successor to politics will be propaganda. Propaganda, not in the sense of a message or ideology, but as the impact of the whole technology of the times.

Marshall Mcluhan

All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.

Noam Chomsky

Design is in everything we make, but its also between those things. It's a mix of craft, science, storytelling, propaganda, and philosophy.

Erik Adigard

Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see paradise as hell, and also the other way round, to consider the most wretched sort of life as paradise.

Adolf Hitler

The reason that Israel has been able to appropriate Palestine unto itself with American aid and support is that Israel controls the explanation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. At least 90% of Americans, if they know anything at all of the issue, know only the Israeli propaganda line. Israel has been able to control the explanation, because the powerful Israel Lobby brands every critic of Israeli policy as an anti-semite who favors a second holocaust of the Jews.

Paul Craig Roberts

Propaganda is the executive arm of the invisible government.

Edward Bernays

Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.

Avram Noam Chomsky

The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.

Jacques Ellul

(Propaganda) proceeds by psychological manipulations, character modifications, by creation of stereotypes useful when the time comes - The two great routes that this sub-propaganda takes are the conditioned reflex and the myth.

Jacques Ellul

We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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