Quotes: advertising

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  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Any Wall Street advertising that does not go into the boring details of methodology is most likely to be pushing past performance.
  • 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.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
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    Here is what the practical impact of Citizens United means. What Citizens United means is that corporations call hundreds of millions of dollars into television ads, radio ads, and other forms of advertising to defeat those candidates who stand up and take them on.
  • I can not think of any circumstances in which advertising would not be an evil.
  • 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.

  • I had never thought of advertising as a life work, though I had on the side, written some very successful copy.
    Source: As quoted in The Mirror Makers: A History of American Advertising and Its Creators (1984)
  • I was in advertising for years. That was cushy, you know? It's pretty cushy in a lot of ways, but I hated it.
  • I'm always prepared for the worst. I was prepared to have the book come out, sell seven copies, and have to keep working in advertising, so it was just great that it was received so well and by such a huge audience.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    If advertisers spent the same amount of money on improving their products as they do on advertising then they wouldn't have to advertise them.


  • Bruce Barton
    Bruce Barton
    American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
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    If advertising encourages people to, live beyond their means, so does matrimony.
  • If your advertising goes unnoticed, everything else is academic!