"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."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."David Ogilvy on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."David Ogilvy on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."David Ogilvy on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."David Ogilvy on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."