Joe Louis and I were the first modern national sports figures who were black... But neither of us could do national advertising because the South wouldn't buy it. That was the social stigma we lived under.
The American conception of advertising is to arouse desires and stimulate wants, to make people dissatisfied with the old and out-of-date and by constant iteration to send them out to work harder to get the latest model—whether that model be an icebox or a rug or a new home.bruce fairchild barton
Though some still see the Internet, for example, as a democratic structure for international individual expression, it is more realistic to recognize it as only the latest technological vehicle to be turned, sooner or later, to corporate advantage - for advertising, marketing and general corporate aggrandizement.herbert schiller
As elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.Raymond Chandler
Much brass has been sounded and many cymbals tinkled in the name of advertising; but the advertisements which persuade people to act are written by men who have an abiding respect for the intelligence of their readers, and a deep sincerity regarding the merits of the goods they have to sell.bruce fairchild barton
A single factory, potentially capable of supplying a whole continent with its particular product, cannot afford to wait until the public asks for its product; it must maintain constant touch, through advertising and propaganda, with the vast public in order to assure itself the continuous demand which alone will make its costly plant profitable.edward berays
A good basic selling idea, involvement and relevancy, of course, are as important as ever, but in the advertising din of today, unless you make yourself noticed and believed, you ain't got nothin'.leo burnett
I searched the FM band but there was nothing besides other pious pleaders, and they didn't come in too well. The AM band offered about the same thing, only with worse reception, nothing remotely describable as news, and no music because commercial entertainment as we knew it was no more, and its handmaiden, advertising had gone with it.james howard kunstler
Google never did any advertising. They're like dealers; they sell the stuff, but they know better than to use it themselves.paul graham
There is no question that advertising is an art, and manipulation is the art of advertising through the medium of the tape.
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.mark twain
An advertising agency is 85% confusion and 15% commission.fred allen
Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, and the trouble is I don't know which half.
Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.
By the way, if anyone here is in advertising or marketing...kill yourself...you're the ruiner of all things good...you are Satan's spawn, filling the world with bile and garbage...kill yourself.
Today, the concept behind project management is being applied in such diverse industries and organizations as defense, construction, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, banking, hospitals, accounting, advertising, law, state and local governments, and the United Nations.
I'd like to experiment with advertising. We're coming out with an audiotape. We'll probably do a book.
Right now, there is an incentive to spread fake news. It is profitable to do so, profit made by creating an article that causes enough outrage that advertising money will follow. … In order to reduce the spread of fake news, we must deincentivize it financially.Amber Case
advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
advertising and promotion alone will not sustain a bad product or a product that is not right for the times.akio morita
advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.will rogers