Selected Quotes about Advertising

Advertising is about norms and values, aspirations and prejudices. It is about culture. -- Anil Ambani

There has never been a lot of money for black models in that world, because all the money was in advertising, in the campaigns and black models rarely got those so my wages would be... I’d be getting so much less than the other girls and I thought that was just so wrong. -- Tyra Banks

I LIKE ads. It's not that we don't like ads, we just don't like ads when they are out of place. -- Bill Barnes

We need advertising vehicles, because the biggest component cost of a consumer product is advertising. It doesn't cost very much to make a can of soup. It's the distribution and advertising that's expensive. -- Michael Bloomberg

Google actually relies on our users to help with our marketing. We have a very high percentage of our users who often tell others about our search engine. -- Sergey Brin

Targeted advertising is an important component. -- Sergey Brin

Advertising. The movies do it. TV does it. Why don't you do it? -- Dale Carnegie

Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency. -- Raymond Chandler

The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague. -- Bill Cosby

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements. -- Norman Douglas

Advertisers in general are demanding a more and more relevant experience. The more we know about a user, where they are located, what their interests are, the more we can match the right ad to the right time. -- David Filo

Advertising is a racket...its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald

America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard. -- Mikhail Gorbachev

Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does. -- Stuart Henderson

Seeing a murder on television... can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some. -- Alfred Hitchcock

Dali and other surrealists manipulate and distort the mundane actuality of the world we live in to reveal the imagined world of our hidden desires. With different goals and different motives, this is exactly the conceptual space where advertising is most often at home.” -- Barry Hoffman

Young people are threatened... by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire. -- Pope John Paul II

Advertisements ... contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. -- Thomas Jefferson

I read no newspaper now but Ritchie's, and in that chiefly the advertisements, for they contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. -- Thomas Jefferson

If people aren't going to talk about your product, then it's not good enough. -- Jeffrey Kalmikoff

You can't explain much in 60 seconds, but when you show Michael Jordan, you don't have to. It's that simple. -- Phil Knight

Early to bed, early to rise, advertise, advertise, advertise. -- Ray Kroc

The trouble with America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy. -- Louis Kronenberger

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it. -- Stephen Leacock

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it. -- Stephen Leacock

Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. -- Sinclair Lewis

Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. -- Sinclair Lewis

Don't turn the chance to go anywhere. Join clubs, do anything you can to get out there and meet people. You are your product. Advertise it. -- Max Markson

We start with the written word. Then we get to TV, originally with the idea that it will protect the advertising base and it then progresses into a medium of its own with news, programmes and ideas. You then look at TV and you say: 'Look, we don't want to just buy programmes from a Hollywood studio, we'd better have one.' -- Rupert Murdoch

The history of media is the market share of advertising dollars has followed.. albeit with a lag. -- James Packer

Advertising is more predictable and probably more effective. -- Larry Page

The growth of The Body Shop is testimony to the fact that you don't need to waste money on costly advertising campaigns to be successful. Instead, we've always relied on word of mouth and stories. -- Anita Roddick

Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better. -- George Santayana

What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public. -- Vilhjalmur Stefansson

Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise. -- Ted Turner

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. -- Mark Twain

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. -- Mark Twain

Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half. -- John Wanamaker

We have always said that advertising is just the icing on the cake. It is not the cake. -- Meg Whitman

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