Bruce Barton

American Author, Advertising Executive

Lived from: 1886-1967

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    Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
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    Advertising is the very essence of democracy.
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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.
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    Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln.
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    Cereal eating is almost a marker for a healthy lifestyle. It sets you up for the day, so you don't overeat.
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    Christ would be a national advertiser today, I am sure, as He was a great advertiser in His own day. He thought of His life as business.
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    Conceit is God's gift to little men.
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    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)
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    If advertising encourages people to, live beyond their means, so does matrimony.
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    If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
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    If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.
    Source: Its a Good Old World: Being a Collection of Little Essays on Various Subjects of Human Interest (1920)
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    It is said that great leaders are born, not made. The saying is true to this degree, that no man can persuade people to do what he wants them to do, unless he genuinely likes people, and believes that what he wants them to do is to their own advantage.
    Source: The Man Nobody Knows (1924) Ch. 4 : His Method
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    It takes a real storm in the average person's life to make him realize how much worrying he has done over the squalls.
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    It would do the world good if every man would compel himself occasionally to be absolutely alone. Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness.
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    Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.
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