Bruce Fairchild Barton

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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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    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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    Surely no one will consider us lacking in reverence if we say that every one of the principles of modern salesmanship on which business men so much pride themselves, are brilliantly exemplified in Jesus' talk and work.
    Source: The Man Nobody Knows (1924) Ch. 4 : His Method
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    To every man of vision the clear Voice speaks; there is no great leadership where there is not a mystic. Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside themselves was superior to circumstance. To choose the sure thing is treason to the soul.
    Source: The Man Nobody Knows (1924) On Jesus, in Ch. 1 : The Executive
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