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Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
George F. Will
American columnist 1941-
As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.
American film critic
In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising.
American literary critic and novelist 1904-1980
The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
There is another class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs-partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.Source: My Larger Education: Being Chapters from My Experience (1911)
C. P. Snow
English novelist 1905-1980
Advertising degrades the people it appeals to; it deprives them of their will to choose.Source: Speaking in a debate broadcast by the BBC in 1936
American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885-1951
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.
British-born American author 1866-1946
Advertising is legalized lying.
Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.
American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
Advertising is the very essence of democracy.
American president 1872-1933
Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
South African-Australian advertising director and novelist 1933-2012
Advertising seemed almost natural to me because it was a business where you had to inform, persuade and educate. And so from being a junior copywriter to being the creative director of one of the largest advertising agencies in the country took me 4.5 years, which is, well, a fairly spectacular rise.
American musician 1941-
Advertising signs that con you into thinking you are the one
That can do what's never been done,
That can win what's never been won
Meanwhile, life outside goes on all around youSource: Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
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