Advertising Quotes

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 the art of making whole lies out of half truths.

Edgar A. Shoaff

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

A viewer who skips the advertising is the moral equivalent of a shoplifter.

Nicholas Johnson

Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance.

Marshall McLuhan

Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.

David Ogilvy

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

Bill Cosby

As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.

George Will

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

Leo-Arthur Kelmenson

Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.

Marshall McLuhan

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