Quotes: advertisement

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  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for socialism is its adherents.
  • Irvin S. Cobb
    Irvin S. Cobb
    American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
    Irvin S. Cobb
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    An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued.
  • Blake Mycoskie
    Blake Mycoskie
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    Giving feels good, but it's also good for the bottom line. Charity is a viable growth strategy for a lot of companies. Our customers get excited to be a part of what we're doing. If you ask anyone wearing Toms how they first heard about us, most won't mention an advertisement; they'll say a friend told them our story.
  • Burton Rascoe
    Burton Rascoe
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    I felt exactly like the man in the advertisement who has not devoted fifteen minutes a day to the study of the classics. If only (I thought) I had devoted fifteen minutes a day to the cultivation of the aesthetic attitude! I could bound Afghanistan.
    Source: Contemporary Reminiscences in Arts & Decoration, Vol. 26 (1927)
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.

  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    The art of advertisement, after the American manner, has introduced into all our life such a lavish use of superlatives, that no standard of value whatever is intact.
  • Sarah Bernhardt
    Sarah Bernhardt
    French stage actress
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    The monster of advertisement... is a sort of octopus with innumerable tentacles. It throws out to right and left, in front and behind, its clammy arms, and gathers in, through its thousand little suckers, all the gossip and slander and praise afloat, to spit out again at the public.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
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