Quotes: advertising

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  • Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
  • S. Leacock
    S. Leacock
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    Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
  • H.G. Wells
    H.G. Wells
    British-born American author 1866-1946
    H.G. Wells
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    Advertising is legalized lying.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
    George F. Will
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    As advertising blather becomes the nation's normal idiom, language becomes printed noise.
  • Sinclair Lewis
    Sinclair Lewis
    American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885-1951
    Sinclair Lewis
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    Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
    Bruce Barton
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    Advertising is the very essence of democracy.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
    Roland Barthes
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    All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
    Fred A. Allen
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    An advertising agency is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commission.
  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
    Bruce Barton
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    As a profession advertising is young; as a force it is as old as the world. The first four words ever uttered, Let there be light, constitute its charter. All nature is vibrant with its impulse.
  • Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does.

    Source: Marketing Management and Administrative Action

  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved - commitment to a scenario.
  • John Wanamaker
    John Wanamaker
    American merchant and religious 1838-1922
    John Wanamaker
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    Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half.
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-
    David Ogilvy
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    I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information.

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