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conception of advertising is to arouse desires and stimulate wants, to make people dissatisfied with the old and out-of-date and by constant iteration to send them out to work harder to get the latest model—whether that model be an icebox or a rug or a new home.bruce fairchild barton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
The thing that makes poetry different from all of the otherarts?[is] you're using language, which iswhat you use for everything elsetelling lies and selling socks, advertising, and conducting law. Whereas we don't write little concerts or paint little pictures.
The moral of all this?is that we have the kind of advertising we deserve.Dorothy L(eigh) Sayers
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
The hired journalist, I thought, ought to realize that he is partly in the entertainment business and partly in the advertising business – advertising either goods, or a cause, or a government. He just has to make up his mind whom he wants to entertain, and what he wants to advertise.claud cockburn
I've had some wonderful ideas for getting the dominating going. I've got some extremely subtle advertising slogans that should get the public behind us. Things like "Vote for EL Wisty and lovely nude ladies will come and dance with you." It's a complete lie, of course, but you can't afford to be too scrupulous if you're going to dominate the world.Peter Cook
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.bill cosby
"If Muslim people do not change their mind in spite of the changes of social conditions, and if we supplement Islamic courtesy and law without explaining and advertising real Islamic beliefs at the same time, then it is impossible to save the minds of the people."ma fuxiang
It is true that advertising often gives information and is valuable for doing so, but some forms of advertising give precious little information, and even that little is wrong.randal marlin
It is advertising that enthrones the customer as king. This infuriates the socialist...[it is] the crossing of the boundary between West Berlin and East Berlin. It is Checkpoint Charlie, or rather Checkpoint Douglas, the transition from the world of choice and freedom to the world of drab, standard uniformity.enoch powell
Fact and fiction carry the same intrinsic weight in the marketplace of ideas. Fortunately, reality has no advertising budget.daniel suarez
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 saturating the public domain with false sincerity, advertising makes genuine sincerity more difficult
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.
The philosophy behind much advertising is based on the old observation that every man is really two men - the man he is and the man he wants to be.
advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need.will rogers
advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.Marshall McLuhan
advertising is the whip which hustles humanity up the road to the Better Mousetrap. It is the vision which reproaches man for the paucity of his desires.
advertising reaches out to touch the fantasy part of people's lives. And you know, most people's fantasies are pretty sad.