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Quotations about Advertising


Welcome to the captivating world of advertising, where creativity, persuasion, and storytelling converge to capture our attention and shape our consumer behaviour. Advertising is a powerful force that permeates our daily lives, influencing our preferences, desires, and purchasing decisions. It encompasses a wide range of mediums, from television commercials to social media campaigns, billboards to magazine spreads, all with the goal of promoting products, services, or ideas. In this compilation, we explore the dynamic and often humorous aspects of advertising, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the witty, quirky, and sometimes absurd elements of this ubiquitous industry. So, sit back, relax, and get ready to be entertained as we delve into the fascinating world of advertising.

Get ready to laugh as we present a compilation of funny quotations about advertising. Advertising, with its catchy slogans, larger-than-life promises, and captivating visuals, provides ample fodder for humour and satire. From witty remarks on the persuasive tactics used by advertisers to comical observations on the absurdity of certain ad campaigns, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the amusing and sometimes surreal aspects of the advertising industry.

quotations about advertising

"Advertising is legalized lying."Anon

"Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising." John Lahr (theatre critic, 1941-)

"Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half." John Wanamaker (American merchant, 1838-1922)

"Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing but nobody else does." Stewart Henderson Britt (American advertising consultant, 1907-79)

"Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it." Stephen Leacock (Canadian humorist, 1869-1944)

"I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all." Ogden Nash (American humorist, 1902-71)

"The consumer isn't a moron; she is your wife." David Ogilvy (advertising executive, 1911-99)

"Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill-bucket." George Orwell (English novelist, 1903-50)

"If the client moans and sighs, make his logo twice the size." John Trench (English writer, 1920-2003)

"Advertising is the most fun you can have with your clothes on." Jerry Della Femina (restaurateur, 1936-)

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