Quotations About Advertising
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
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.
Advertisers constantly invent cures to which there is no disease.
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.
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Stephen Butler Leacock
Never write an advertisement which you wouldn't want your family to read. You wouldn't tell lies to your own wife. Don't tell them to mine.
If you don't find it in the index, look very carefully through the entire catalog.
The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.
With no ads, who would pay for the media? The good fairy?
Don't tell my mother I work in an advertising agency - she thinks I play piano in a whorehouse.