Posts Tagged ‘Quotes’

                  I remembered the above quote from David Bailey and thought you might like it too.  David Bailey also describes himself as an advertising amateur, because he has only worked on around 600 ads – including quite a few TV ads.  A nice touch of self-deprecation. The above […]


“It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready.  I have this feeling now that actually no-0ne is ever ready to do anything.  There’s almost no such thing as ready. There’s only now.  And you may as well do it now.  I mean, I say that confidently as if I’m about […]


Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. Albert Einstein    


Sometimes quotes from long ago have an amazing connection to the modern business world. The quote below is from Gaius Petronius Arbiter (c. 27 – 66 AD) who was a  Roman courtier during Nero’s reign: “We trained hard … but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into legions we would be reorganized. […]


The purpose of marketing research is to gain insight that is commercially informative and valuable; helping to identify issues, enhance business decision making and improve competitive performance.


“You’ve got to explore everywhere. You’ve got to explore the sky too.” Source: Mick Jagger, discussing his dissatisfaction in making Exile on Main St., arguably the greatest Rolling Stones album ever.



“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Max Planck, Nobel Physicist


‘A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.’ – Frank Capra


“Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts.” – Daniel Patrick Moynihan “It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find out that in a world of cowboys you are in fact an Indian.” – James Baldwin. “If I can’t dance and sing, I don’t want […]



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