19 Oct 2011 Leave a comment

31 Creative Advertising Quotes

Everyone loves a good quote. Here are 31 interesting, funny, and/or relevant quotes to ponder. In no particular order:

“What you call love was invented by guys like me to sell nylons.”
– Don Draper

It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.”
– Winston Churchill

“The real question is, will they buy it?”
– Noel Peebles

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
– Peter Drucker

“I find the harder I work, the more luck I have.”
– Thomas Jefferson

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, and the problem is I don’t know which half.”
– Lord Leverhulme

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

“Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.”
– Bill Bernbach

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

“If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation.”
– Don Draper

“Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.”
– S Leacoc

“A magazine is simply a device to induce people to read advertising.”
– James Collins

“The very 1st law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise & cultivate the delightfully vague.”
– Bill Cosby

“Make it simple. Make it memorable. Make it inviting to look at. Make it fun to read.”
– Leo Burnett

“Doing business without advertising is like winking at a girl in the dark. You know what you are doing, but nobody else does.”
– SH Britt

“Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill pail.”
– George Orwell

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

“The creative adult is the child who has survived.”
– Ursula K le Guin

“The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.”
– Thomas Jefferson

“A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.”
– Frank Capra

“The best way to get a good idea is to get a lot of ideas.”
– Linus Pauling

“Don’t tell me how good you make it; tell me how good it makes me when I use it.”
– Leo Burnett

“It takes courage to be creative. Just as soon as you have a new idea, you are a minority of one.”
– E. Paul Torrance

“If it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative.”
– David Ogilvy

“Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.”
– Ted Turner

“I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest.”
– Muhammad Ali

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