I thought I would share some of my all time favorite marketing quotes with you all, feel free to add some of your own favorite quotes to this thread!
I try and read these as I start each day, goes well with my morning Oatmeal!
"The things we fear most in organizations - fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances - are the primary sources of creativity."
Margaret J. Wheatley
"It's not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what's required."
Sir Winston Churchill
"Strive for excellence, not perfection."
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
"Without passion, you don't have energy; without energy, you have nothing. Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion."
"If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner."
"All of us perform better and more willingly when we know why we're doing what we have been told or asked to do."
"Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising."
"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence."
"Advertising is the ability to sense, interpret... to put the very heart throbs of a business into type, paper and ink."
"Advertising is the life of trade."
"What really decides consumers to buy or not to buy is the content of your advertising, not its form."
"The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice."
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
Thomas A. Edison
"A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power."
"You can have the best product or service in the world, but if people don't buy - it's worthless. So in reality it doesn't matter how wonderful your new product or service is. The real question is - will they buy it?"
"The sole purpose of marketing is to sell more to more people, more often and at higher prices. There is no other reason to do it."
"If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it."
William Arthur Ward
"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
"It is better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it."
Gerard Patrick Roeling
"Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice."
"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"The best way to predict the future is to create it."
"You now have to decide what 'image' you want for your brand. Image means personality. Products, like people, have personalities, and they can make or break them in the market place."
"Every advertisement should be thought of as a contribution to the complex symbol which is the brand image."
"If you don't believe in your product, or if you're not consistent and regular in the way you promote it, the odds of succeeding go way down. The primary function of the marketing plan is to ensure that you have the resources and the wherewithal to do what it takes to make your product work."
"The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself."
Peter F. Drucker
"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."
"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."
All the best,