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Advertising is, actually, a simple phenomenon in terms of economics. It is merely a substitute for a personal sales force - an extension, if you will, of the merchant who cries aloud his wares.

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

Advertising men and politicians are dangerous if they are separated. Together they are diabolical.

Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade.

Advertising moves people toward goods; merchandising moves goods toward people.

Advertising ought to work by telling you what it is you want to tell, you should understand what you want us to do, what you want us to think, where you want us to shop.

Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals.

Advertising reflects the mores of society, but it does not influence them.

Advertising says to people, 'Here's what we've got. Here's what it will do for you. Here's how to get it.'

Advertising treats all products with the reverence and the seriousness due to sacraments.

Advertising was fairly simple work, and I really just wanted a job where I could sit and write every day and not get fired for it like I had at other jobs, but it was fun.

All advertising advertises advertising.

All of us who professionally use the mass media are the shapers of society. We can vulgarize that society. We can brutalize it. Or we can help lift it onto a higher level.

As a profession advertising is young; as a force it is as old as the world. The first four words ever uttered, "Let there be light," constitute its charter. All nature is vibrant with its impulse.

Business today consists in persuading crowds.

Buy me and you will overcome the anxieties I have just reminded you of.

Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.

Good advertising builds sales. Great advertising builds factories.

I never liked filming the ads, but they were so well received.

If a fellow wants to be a nobody in the business world, let him neglect sending the mail man to somebody on his behalf.


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