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Advertisements are now so numerous that they are very negligently perused, and it is therefore become necessary to gain attention by magnificence of promises and by eloquence sometimes sublime and sometimes pathetic
Samuel Johnson
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
Mark Twain
Advertising is 85% confusion and 15% commission
Fred Allen
Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Advertising is an environmental striptease for a world of abundance.
Marshall McLuhan
Advertising is legalized lying.
H. G. Wells
Advertising is the ability to sense, interpret... to put the very heart throbs of a business into type, paper and ink.
Leo Burnett
Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.
Will Rogers
Advertising is the art of making whole lies out of half truths.
Edgar A. Shoaff
Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, luxury and ease for millions.
William Allen White
Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
Marshall McLuhan
Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.
Marshall McLuhan
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
George Santayana
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
George Orwell
Advertising is the very essence of democracy.
Anton Chekhov
Advertising mourishes the consuming power of men. It sets up before a man the goal of a better home, better clothing, better food for himself and his family. It spurs individual exertion and greater production.
Winston Churchill
Advertising says to people, 'Here's what we've got. Here's what it will do for you. Here's how to get it.'
Leo Burnett
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents
George Orwell
Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief.
Leo Burnett
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