Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.
Louis Brandeis, “What Publicity Can Do,” Other People’s Money, chapter 5, p. 92 (1932). First published in Harper’s Weekly, December 20, 1913.
Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.
Without publicity there can be no public spirit, and without public spirit every nation must decay.benjamin disraeli
They used to have clauses and contracts where you can't get bad publicity or you'd get fired. But now bad publicity is good publicity. I just keep working and don't think about it much.liza minnelli
Personal publicity of every kind is utterly distasteful to me, and I have made greater efforts to escape it than most people make to get it.albert jay nock
Try never to speak of your enemies by name. Any publicity is still publicity — and there are those for whom your disapproval constitutes a recommendation.l. neil smith
The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.henry adams