Quotes on Advertising

Sinclair Lewis

"Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, especially if they are worthless."

Sears, Roebuck, and Co. 1897

"If you don't find it in the index, look very carefully through the entire catalogue."

Jacques Sequela

"Don't tell my mother I work in an advertising agency. She thinks I play piano in a whorehouse."

Stephen Leacock

"Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it."

H.G. Wells

"Advertising is legalized lying."