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When a man throws an empty cigarette package from an automobile, he is liable to a fine of $50. When a man throws a billboard across a view, he is richly rewarded. Pat Brown, quoted in David Ogilvy, Ogilvy on Advertising, 1985

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, 1964

Advertisers constantly invent cures to which there is no disease. Author Unknown

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it. Stephen Butler Leacock, quoted in Michael Jackman, Crown’s Book of Political Quotations, 1982





Our leading advertisers have richly proved that the public will believe anything if they are told of it often enough. Arnold Bennett (1867–1931)

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Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.Henry Ford

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

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People spend money when and where they feel goodWalt Disney.

There isn’t any significant difference between the various brands of whiskey, or cigarettes or beer. They are all about the same. And so are the cake mixes and the detergents, and the margarines… The manufacturer who dedicates his advertising to building the most sharply defined personality for his brand will get the largest share of the market at the highest profit.David Ogilvy

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We need to stop interrupting what people are interested in & be what people are interested in.Craig Davis

Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.
– Bill Bernbach

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People share, read and generally engage more with any type of content when it’s surfaced through friends and people they know and trust – Malorie Lucich, Facebook

On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.David Ogilvy

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Nobody reads ads. People read what interests them, and sometimes it’s an ad.
-Howard Luck Gossage

The only people who care about advertising are the people who work in advertising
– George Parker





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I don’t know the rules of grammar… If you’re trying to persuade people to do something, or buy something, it seems to me you should use their language, the language they use every day, the language in which they think. We try to write in the vernacular.
– David Ogilvy

Don’t tell me how good you make it; tell me how good it makes me when I use it.Leo Burnett

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If dogs don’t like your dog food, the packaging doesn’t matterStephen Denny

Don’t find customers for your product. Find products for your customersSeth Godin.

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Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. William Butler Yeats

In our factory, we make lipstick. In our advertising, we sell hope. Peter Nivio Zarlenga

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Give them quality. That’s the best kind of advertising.Milton Hershey

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. — Leonardo Da Vinci

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If you want to understand how a lion hunts, don’t go to the zoo. Go to the jungle. Jim Stengel

The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself. Peter Drucker.

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Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look atLeo Burnett

If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it well enough yourselfAlbert Einsteen

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Let advertisers spend the same amount of money improving their product that they do on advertising and they wouldn’t have to advertise it. Will Rogers

It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive. Nicholas Johnson

Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket. George Orwell

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements. Norman Douglas, South Wind

Advertising is a bit like playing make-believe. Terri Guillemets

I have… had a disturbing dream in which I break through a cave wall near Nag Hammadi and discover urns full of ancient Coptic scrolls. As I unfurl the first scroll, a subscription card to some Gnostic exercise magazine flutters out. Colin McEnroe

In general, my children refused to eat anything that hadn’t danced on TV. Erma Bombeck

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




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