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Quotes about Advertising

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Edgar A. ShoaffAdvertising is the art of making whole lies out of half truths.
Fred Allen
(1894 - 1956)
Advertising is 85 percent confusion and 15 percent commision.
George OrwellAdvertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
George Santayana
(1863 - 1952)
Advertising is the modern substitute ro argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
John Alejandro King a.k.a. The Covert ComicThe quote 'You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements' is used in advertisements in the USA.
Raymond ChandlerChess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.
Sinclair Lewis
(1885 - 1951)
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.
Stephen Leacock
(1869 - 1944)
Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.
Vilhjalmur StefanssonWhat is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public.
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