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  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    All the papers that matter live off their advertisements, and the advertisers exercise an indirect censorship over news.
  • Gilbert Adair
    Gilbert Adair
    Scottish novelist, poet, film critic and journalist. 1944-2001
    Gilbert Adair
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    In New York - whose subway trains in particular have been ''tattooed'' with an energy to put our own rude practitioners to shame - not an inch of free space is spared except that of advertisements . Even the most chronically dispossessed appear prepared to endorse the legitimacy of the ''haves.''
  • Boman Irani
    Boman Irani
    Indian actor 1959-
    Boman Irani
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    Nothing was planned in my career. I just went with the flow and took everything that came to me. Selling potato chips was obvious, as it was a family business. When friends suggested I should try theatre, I gave it a shot. Then I did a lot of advertisements, and then movies happened.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
    Thomas Jefferson
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    The advertisements are the most truthful part of a newspaper.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    The advertisements in a newspaper are more full of knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
  • Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin
    American journalist, humorist, food writer and poet 1935-
    Calvin Trillin
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    The question about those aromatic advertisements that perfume companies are having stitched into magazines these days is this: under the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment, is smelling up the place a constitutionally protected form of expression?
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
    Norman Mailer
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    There's a subterranean impetus towards pornography so powerful that half the business world is juiced by the sort of half sex that one finds in advertisements.
  • Stephen Bayley
    Stephen Bayley
    British art criticus 1951-
    Stephen Bayley
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    Watteau is no less an artist for having painted a fascia board while Sainsbury's is no less effective a business for producing advertisements which entertain and educate instead of condescending and exploiting.
  • Daniel J. Boorstin
    Daniel J. Boorstin
    American historian 1914-
    Daniel J. Boorstin
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    We read advertisements to discover and enlarge our desires. We are always ready - even eager - to discover, from the announcement of a new product, what we have all along wanted without really knowing it.
  • Norman Douglas
    Norman Douglas
    British Author 1868-1952
    Norman Douglas
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    You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.
  • Theodor W. Adorno
    Theodor W. Adorno
    German philosopher, sociologist and composer 1903-1969
    Theodor W. Adorno
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    There are no more ideologies in the authentic sense of false consciousness, only advertisements for the world through its duplication and the provocative lie which does not seek belief but commands silence.
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