The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.
Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.
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.
I saw a subliminal advertising executive, but only for a second.
Time spent in the advertising business seems to create a permanent deformity like the Chinese habit of foot binding.
Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted the trouble is I don't know which half.
Advertising is legalized lying.
Advertising is legalized lying. H.G. Wells
Today I met with a subliminal advertising executive for just a second.
Advertising is tax deductible, so we all pay for the privilege of being manipulated and controlled.
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.
The vice president of an advertising agency is a bit of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conference.
No one can deny that much of our modern advertising is essentially dishonest; and it can be maintained that to lie freely and all the time for private profit is not to abuse the right of free speech, whether it is a violation of the law or not. But again
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, especially if the goods are worthless.
I know half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. Now, if I only knew which half.
I saw a subliminal advertising executive, but only for a second. s.w
Special interest publications should realize that if they are attracting enough advertising and readers to make a profit, the interest is not so special.
Until the rise of American advertising, it never occurred to anyone anywhere in the world that the teenager was a captive in a hostile world of adults.
I have always believed that writing advertisements is the second most profitable form of writing. The first, of course, is ransom notes...
What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
The caterpillar does all the work but the butterfly gets all the publicity
Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.
Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for every one, best both for the body and the mind.