Quotations by John Wanamaker
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Born: Wednesday, July 11, 1838
Died: Tuesday, December 12, 1922 (84 years old)
Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled.
(Keywords: Advertising, Customer, Deception, Effect)
Courtesies cannot be borrowed like snow shovels; you must have some of your own.
Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with.
Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half.
(Keywords: Money, Advertising, Trouble)
I know half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, but I can never find out which half.
(Keywords: Money, Advertising)
It is very vulgar to talk about one's business. Only people like stockbrokers do that, and then merely at dinner parties.
(Keywords: Business, People, Talk)
It's easy to work for somebody else; all you have to do is show up.
Keep up the old standards, and day by day raise them higher.
(Keywords: Day, Old)
Nothing comes merely by thinking about it.
(Keywords: Nothing, Thinking)
People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
(Keywords: Time, People, Illness, Recreation)
When a customer enters my store, forget me. He is king.
(Keywords: Customer, Forget)