"You can't copy anybody and end with anything. If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling."
Billie Holiday

"Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant. (via Good Reads)"
Paulo Coelho

"We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. (via Brainy Quote)"
Rudyard Kipling

"Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. (via brainy Quote)"
George Orwell

"Underpromise; overdeliver. (via quotations page)"
Tom Peters

"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut. (via Brainy Quote)"
Ernest Hemingway

"Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves. (via Brainy Quote)"
Larry King

"I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time. (via Quotes4All)"
Herbert Bayard Swope

"Have a clear vision of where you are going and what you want to achieve and set clear objectives for your organisation. (via Boss of the Year)"
Dr John Maree

"All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure. (via Brainy Quote)"
Mark Twain

"The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable. (via Brainy Quote)"
James A. Garfield

"Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things. (via Brainy Quotes)"
Herman Melville

"A day without laughter is a day wasted. (via Brainy Quote)"
Charlie Chaplin

"Either you run the day or the day runs you. ( via Brainy Quote )"
Jim Rohn

"Avon invented the concept of direct marketing and direct selling beauty. And that's still very valid to us. We'll have a firm that will be around for another 114 years as strongly as it was the first 114. (via brainyquote)"
Andrea Jung

"Response is one of the five keys of successful direct marketing. And if you have that, the other four don't matter. (via Direct Creative)"
Dean Rieck

"One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation."
Arthur Ashe

"People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing."
Dale Carnegie

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."
Mark Twain

"Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice."
Anton Chekhov

"A speech is poetry: cadence, rhythm, imagery, sweep! A speech reminds us that words, like children, have the power to make dance the dullest beanbag of a heart."
Peggy Noonan

"Leaders don't force people to follow - they invite them on a journey."
Charles S. Lauer

"A good ad should be like a good sermon: It must not only comfort the afflicted, it also must afflict the comfortable."
Bernice Fitz-Gibbon, quoted in Elyse & Mike Sommer, Similis Dictionary, 1988.

"Our conscience is not the vessel of eternal verities. It grows with our social life, and a new social condition means a radical change in conscience."
Walter Lippmann

"Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many people you brought with you."
Wil Rose

"Commercials are not the only junk food in the speech market - indeed, when compared to shallow news reporting, vacuous television shows, or political doublespeak, commercials are not even the most harmful to mental health."
Rodney A. Smolla, Texas Law Review 777, 1993.

"Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday ..."
Dale Carnegie

"Direct Marketing is evolving every day; in some cases, it seems that we have come full circle. A few years ago, there was the rush to telemarketing, and then came the rush to the Internet. Now marketers are starting to understand that all of these - telephone, mail, internet, e-mail, so-called 'new media' - are simply alternative channels that enable direct contact with a customer."
Audrey Price-Dix, Assegai Awards Chairman

"The question about those aromatic advertisements that perfume companies are having stitched into magazines these days is this: under the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment, is smelling up the place a constitutionally protected form of expression?""
Calvin Trillin, American columnist, 1986.

"The prevailing attitude appears to be that advertising is first and foremost a business and that it should forget about trying to become a profession. To this I must say that advertising will continue to have a weak public image and fall short of meeting its social obligation until the field of practice is built on a strong professional base and craftsmanship is recognized as a means to an end, not an end in itself."
C. H. Sandage, Some Institutional Aspects of Advertising, 1972.

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