Thoughts on Advertising

Thoughts on Advertising

Advertising is the fine art of convincing people that debt is better than frustration.

Advertising helps raise the standard of living by raising the standard of longing.

Advertising transforms a yawn into a yearn.

Advertising must be effective. The other day my son was saying grace and he thanked God for this daily, slow-rising, butter- crusted, vitamin-enriched bread.

One of life's biggest disappointments is discovering that the person who writes the ads for the bank is not the one who makes the loans.

An ad executive's career: Yes sir, No sir, Ulcer.

If you think advertising doesn't work, consider the millions of people who now think that yogurt tastes good. (Joe L. Whitley)

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements. (Norman Douglas)

Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. The trouble is, I don't know which half. (John Wanamaker)

WONDER for YOUR WEEK: Is an epitaph an advertisement for a product that's been discontinued?


"I don't have to be what somebody else wants me to be, and I am not afraid to be what i want to be."


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