Advertising Quotes

Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.

Stephen Leacock

The man who stops advertising to save money is like the man who stops the clock to save time

Thomas Jefferson

Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things.

David Ogilvy

In our factory, we make lipstick. In our advertising, we sell hope.

Peter Nivio Zarlenga

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.

Marshall McLuhan

The business that considers itself immune to the necessity for advertising sooner or later finds itself immune to business.

Derby Brown

A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.

David Ogilvy

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.

Morris Hite

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

Steuart Henderson Britt

Advertising is the poetry of Capitalism

Michael Maynard

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

James Randolph Adams

Advertising is the life of trade.

Calvin Coolidge

Advertising - a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.

Northrop Frye

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

Will Rogers

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

Never write an advertisement which you wouldn't want your family to read. You wouldn't tell lies to your own wife. Don't tell them to mine.

David Ogilvy

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.

Jerry Della Femina

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.

Jef I. Richards

What really decides consumers to buy or not to buy is the content of your advertising, not its form.

David Ogilvy

There is no need for advertisements to look like advertisements. If you make them look like editorial pages, you will attract about 50 per cent more readers.

David Ogilvy

What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.

Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Advertising is "the lubricant for the free-enterprise system."

Leo-Arthur Kelmenson

Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.

Marshall McLuhan

Advertising on the Web is less about just hitting someone with a message... It's about engagement [with that user].

Mark Zuckerberg

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Updated On : October 15, 2013
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