Advertising & Photography Quotes
"Stopping Advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time."
- Henry Ford
"Art work is inconclusive. It opens your mind up. At least, that's what I hope it does. And advertising, using exactly the same photograph, closes things down. It makes it conclusive. It sells a product, and that is its primary function."
- Alison Jackson
"Expensive advertising courts us with hints and images. The ordinary kind merely says, Buy."
- Mason Cooley
"I won't say I'm not fascinated by the way advertising works. I like the sleekness. But a picture in advertising doesn't last too long. They have to work for 30 seconds. And I'd like to reach at least two minutes. This is my goal: to break that two-minute record."
- Maurizio Cattelan
"Especially when you are advertising a product, I talk to the photographer and we create a character - it always gives you more freedom because it makes it less about yourself."
- Penelope Cruz
"I think, for a lot of people, the point is to get high engagement and likes on their photos, so I think it's just good marketing. But at the same time, if you're posting pictures and you look nothing like your pictures, then it's false advertising."
- Noah Centineo
"By making pictures, you learn the many different properties of photography. I use those properties differently than, say, an advertising agency would, but we're both operating in the same reality. A face painted by Picasso occupies the same reality as a portrait by Stieglitz."
- Sigmar Polke
"We're very much an advertising agencycreating ads as we know it."
- David Droga
"It takes good clients to make a good advertising agency. Regardless of how much talent an ad agency may have, it is ineffective without good products and services to advertise."
- Morris Hite
"Advertising is the life of trade."
- Calvin Coolidge
"Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving."
- David Ogilvy
"Creative without strategy is called 'art.' Creative with strategy is called 'advertising'."
- Jef I. Richards
"The secret of all effective advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships."
- Leo Burnett
"Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century."
- Marshall McLuhan
"Advertising treats all products with the reverence and the seriousness due to sacraments."
- Thomas Merton
"Advertising doesn't create a product advantage. It can only convey it."
- William Bernbach