Quotes about Advertising & Marketing

I shall keep adding to this collection as I find more.
  • Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. - Mark Twain
  • Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it. - Stephen Leacock
  • You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough. - Joseph E. Levine
  • 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
  • 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, 1964
  • Advertisers constantly invent cures to which there is no disease. - Anonymous
  • It used to be that people needed products to survive.  Now products need people to survive. - Nicholas Johnson
  • You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.- Norman Douglas, South Wind
  • So long as there's a jingle in your head, television isn't free. - Jason Love
  • Advertising is the art of making whole lies out of half truths. - Edgar A. Shoaff
  • Don't tell my mother I work in an advertising agency - she thinks I play piano in a whorehouse. - Jacques Seguela
  •  Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better. - George Santayana
  • Any advertisement in public space that gives you no choice whether you see it or not is yours. It belongs to you. It's yours to take, re-arrange, and re-use. Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head. -Banksy 
  • Adverising is legalized lying. - H.G.Wells.


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