55 Best Advertising Quotes to grow your business

Find here the best advertising quotes that will help you to grow your marketing communication to promote and sell your products.

Let’s read here the collection of the best inspirational advertising quotes.

Best Advertising Quotes

1. “Advertisement shouldn’t look like information, it should look like a promise.” ― Amit Kalantri

2. “Advertising – A judicious mixture of flattery and threats.” ― Stephen Leacock

3. “Advertising departments, as you know, are crawling with people whose frontal lobes are so underdeveloped that if you flatter them a bit they’ll swear shit is platinum.” ― Ryū Murakami

4. “Advertising design, in persuading people to buy things they don`t need, with money they don`t have, in order to impress others who don`t care, is probably the phoniest field in existence today.” ― Victor Papanek

5. “Advertising doesn’t create a product advantage. It can only convey it.” ― William Bernbach

6. “Advertising expresses a power relationship . . . One person, the advertiser, invades; millions absorb. And to what end? So that people will buy something! A deep, profound and disturbing act by the few against the many for a trivial purpose.” ― Jerry Mander

7. “Advertising is 85% confusion and 15% commission.” ― Fred Allen

8. “Advertising is fundamentally persuasion and persuasion happens to be not a science, but an art.” ― William Bernbach

9. “Advertising is legalized lying.” ― H. G. Wells

10. “Advertising is the ability to sense, interpret… to put the very heart throbs of a business into type, paper and ink.” ― Leo Burnett

11. “Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don’t have for something they don’t need.” ― Will Rogers

12. “Advertising is the genie which is transforming America into a place of comfort, luxury and ease for millions.” ― William Allen White

13. “Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.” ― Marshall McLuhan

14. “Advertising is the life of trade.” ― Calvin Coolidge

15. “Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.” ― George Santayana

16. “Advertising is the principal reason why the business man has come to inherit the earth.” ― James Randolph Adams

17. “Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.” ― George Orwell

18. “Advertising is the very essence of democracy.” ― Anton Chekhov

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19. “Advertising is to a genuine article what manure is to land, – it largely increases the product.” ― P. T. Barnum

20. “Advertising is very simple in a lot of ways. Advertisers go where the users go, and users are choosing to spend a lot more time online.” ― Susan Wojcicki

21. “Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.” ― David Honegger

22. “Advertising moves people toward goods; merchandising moves goods toward people.” ― Morris Hite

23. “Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals.” ― David Ogilvy

24. “Advertising reflects the mores of society, but it does not influence them.” ― David Ogilvy

25. “Advertising says to people, ‘Here’s what we’ve got. Here’s what it will do for you. Here’s how to get it.’” ― Leo Burnett

26. “Advertising teaches people not to trust their judgment. Advertising teaches people to be stupid.” ― Carl Sagan

27. “Advertising treats all products with the reverence and the seriousness due to sacraments.” ― Thomas Merton

28. “Advertising, an art, is constantly besieged and compromised by logicians and technocrats, the scientists of our profession who wildly miss the main point about everything we do…” ― George Lois

29. “Advertising: the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.” ― Stephen Leacock

30. “Any fool can write a bad advertisement, but it takes a genius to keep his hands off a good one.” ― David Ogilvy

31. “As the wall between advertising and content erodes, the aptitude required to understand the functions and design of media content becomes more complex.” ― Matthew P. McAllister

32. “Brands that will survive and thrive from now on are those with C-level executives that understand the incredible opportunity new media offers them and commit to excellence in managing their social media presence.” ― Brian E Boyd

33. “Creative without strategy is called ‘art.’ Creative with strategy is called ‘advertising.’” ― Jef I. Richards

34. “Creativity is an advertising agency’s most valuable asset, because it is the rarest.” ― Jef I. Richards

35. “Digital advertising over the years has been established as a major building block for innovative businesses. The age of old format of advertising has long passed and the earlier business owners realize this, the better.” ― Olawale Daniel

36. “Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief.” ― Leo Burnett

37. “Great advertising triggers an emotion in you. It has purpose. It touches a nerve, and that provokes a reaction.” ― David Droga

Best Advertising Quotes for business

38. “History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that.” ― Malcolm Muggeridge

39. “I saw a subliminal advertising executive, but only for a second.” ― Steven Wright

40. “If advertisers spent the same amount of money on improving their products as they do on advertising then they wouldn’t have to advertise them.” ― Will Rogers

41. “Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.” ― Mark Twain

42. “Marketing is what you do when your product is no good.” ― Edwin Herbert Land

43. “Marketing used to be about advertising, and advertising is expensive. Today, marketing is about engaging with the tribe and delivering products and services with stories that spread.” ― Seth Godin

44. “Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving.” ― David Ogilvy

45. “News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress; all the rest is advertising.” ― Lord Northcliffe

46. “Original Sin has great marketing potential.” ― Gene Edward Veith Jr.

47. “The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.” ― David M. Ogilvy

48. “The function of advertising is simply to promote and sustain competitive advantage for brands.” ― John Hegarty

49. “The future of advertising is the Internet.” ― Bill Gates

50. “The market for local advertising is in the billions.” ― Sam Altman

51. “The media network has its idols, but its principal idol is its own style which generates an aura of winning and leaves the rest in darkness. It recognizes neither pity nor pitilessness.” ― John Berger

52. “The more informative your advertising, the more persuasive it will be.” ― David Ogilvy

53. “The most powerful element in advertising is the truth.” ― William Bernbach

54. “The point of advertising is to destroy markets.” ― Noam Chomsky

55. “Traditional media brand advertising is 65% to 70% spend; online, it’s like 28%. You’ve got a huge margin.” ― Ross Levinsohn

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