"Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. They cannot write advertisements, and they cannot write plans. They are helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."David Ogilvy on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."David Ogilvy on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."David Ogilvy on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."David Ogilvy on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."David Ogilvy on John Lennon
"The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years."
"I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information."
"The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible."
"Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon."
"The consumer isn't a moron she is your wife."