You’ve come a long way, baby. (1960s)
A good thing sells itself, a bad one advertises itself.
He who has a thing to sell, And goes and wishes in a well, Will not as likely get the dollars, As he who climbs a tree and hollars.
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.
Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.
Does advertising corrupt editors? Yes it does, but fewer editors than you may suppose… the vast majority of editors are incorruptible.
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
Mark Twain once edited a paper in Missouri. One of his subscribers wrote to him that he had found a spider in his paper and wanted to know whether it meant good luck or bad. Mark’s answer: “Old Subscriber: Finding a spider in your paper was neither good luck nor bad luck for you. The […]
Advertising reaches out to touch the fantasy part of people’s lives. and you know, most people’s fantasies are pretty sad.