"Remove advertising, disable a person or firm from proclaiming its wares and their merits, and the whole of society and of the economy is transformed. The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."David Ogilvy on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."David Ogilvy on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."David Ogilvy on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."David Ogilvy on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."David Ogilvy on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."