Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Public Speaking - Advertising Humor

Advertising is the fine art of making you think you have longed for something all your life that you never heard of before.

Advertising is the fine art of convincing people that debt is better than frustration.

Advertising is the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it.

Advertising is like marriage. There may be a better way, but what is it?

In good times business people want to advertise. In bad times they have to.

Advertising without research is like shooting an arrow into the air and then looking for a target to catch it with.

If ad agents were smart they would schedule deodorant commercials to follow political ads.

Samson had the right idea about advertising. He took two columns and brought down the house.

Appeal to reason in your advertising and you appeal to four percent of the human race. (Advice given at a 1923 ad conference)

Nothing makes installment buying as easy as the advertising.

Advertising sure brings quick results--last week I advertised for a night watchman--the same night my safe was robbed.

Advertising helps raise the standard of living by raising the standard of longing.

Advertising transforms a yawn into a yearn.

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