Quotations on Publicity

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The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Men, Power, Effect, Killing, Publicity, Self)

My popularity plunged three years ago and I didn't try to court publicity.
- Namie Amuro
(Keywords: Court, Popularity, Publicity, Years)

Extension work is not exhortation. Nor is it exploitation of the people, or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students. It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Keywords: Work, People, Advertising, Effort, Exploitation, Needs, Publicity, Students)

Publicity gets more than a little tiring. You want it, you need it, you crave it, and you're scared as hell when it stops.
- Joseph Barbera
(Keywords: Hell, Publicity, Want)

It's the publicity function of Amnesty that I think has made its name so widely known, not only to readers in the world, but to governments - and that's what matters.
- Peter Benenson
(Keywords: Name, Publicity, World)

If you want to get known as a singer you hire five sexy chicks and let them fight over you onstage and for the cameras. That's publicity, man.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Keywords: Fight, Man, Publicity, Want)

Without publicity there can be no public support, and without public support every nation must decay.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Nation, Public, Publicity, Support)

It almost hurts me to walk down a road and have people grab my hand and ask for my autograph and not sit and talk. When I'm finished I'm not going to be on the front page, but I'm going to be just as happy without the publicity.
- Terry Fox
(Keywords: People, Publicity, Road, Talk)

We had a lot of riots. We came under attack from many of the police departments. It certainly wasn't some publicity thing. I was afraid for many years. We couldn't play in LA for many years. A lot of people got very cynical.
- Greg Ginn
(Keywords: People, Play, Police, Publicity, Years)

It's certainly not just a spot opinion; it's something that obviously has been building up for years. It is also very good for publicity, and it is the kind of recognition that maybe will help financially, also.
- Dexter Gordon
(Keywords: Building, Help, Opinion, Publicity, Will, Years)

Sometimes writers say true things about the overall nature of publicity, promotion, and the publishing industry; but alas, not always.
- Teresa Nielsen Hayden
(Keywords: Nature, Promotion, Publicity, Publishing, Writers)

Writers say many true things about their own experiences with publicity and promotion.
- Teresa Nielsen Hayden
(Keywords: Promotion, Publicity, Writers)

I know actors come around and they always talk like that, but I don't do publicity if I don't like the film.
- Barbara Hershey
(Keywords: Actors, Film, Publicity, Talk)

It's just as difficult to live in a self-made hell of privacy as it is to live in a self-made hell of publicity.
- Michael Hutchence
(Keywords: Hell, Privacy, Publicity, Self)

Of course I'm a publicity hound. Aren't all crusaders? How can you accomplish anything unless people know what you are trying to do?
- Vivien Kellems
(Keywords: People, Publicity, Trying)

I explain this not for publicity, nor seeking to win an argument of right or wrong, I explain so that the record is clear as to my thinking and motivations in bombing a government installation.
- Timothy McVeigh
(Keywords: Government, Argument, Publicity, Right, Thinking, Wrong)

In the world of the celebrity, the hierarchy of publicity has replaced the hierarchy of descent and even of great wealth.
- C. Wright Mills
(Keywords: Wealth, Celebrity, Publicity, World)

Painting self-portraits without clothes on has also given me some publicity.
- Cleo Moore
(Keywords: Clothes, Painting, Publicity, Self)

Interviews are usually a follow-up, like a press junket or a publicity junket, or something like that, and I'm not doing any of that right now. I don't have any axes to grind.
- Michael Nesmith
(Keywords: Now, Press, Publicity, Right)

I used to shy away from publicity so as not to let it get in the way of the work. But it's part of the job. The tabloids are a whole other arena. If fame happens, it happens. I just want to maintain focus.
- Giovanni Ribisi
(Keywords: Work, Fame, Focus, Job, Publicity, Want)

A month after the scandal broke, I tried to go back to work at the pharmaceutical company after a leave of absence. But because of all the publicity and resulting pressure and stress, I finally resigned.
- Donna Rice
(Keywords: Work, Absence, Company, Pressure, Publicity, Scandal, Stress)

They held up 'The Outlaw' for five years. And Howard Hughes had me doing publicity for it every day, five days a week for five years.
- Jane Russell
(Keywords: Day, Publicity, Years)

When the Internet publicity began, I remember being struck by how much the world was not the way we thought it was, that there was infinite variation in how people viewed the world.
- Eric Schmidt
(Keywords: Thought, People, Being, Infinite, Internet, Publicity, World)

Hollywood sold its stars on good looks and personality buildups. We weren't really actresses in a true sense, we were just big names - the products of a good publicity department.
- Ann Sothern
(Keywords: Hollywood, Names, Personality, Publicity, Sense, Stars)

I'm not someone who's led my life trying to get publicity; I'd rather do my work and go home.
- Kevin Spacey
(Keywords: Home, Life, Work, Publicity, Trying)

A changeling is one child substituted for another. I couldn't find anything more apt. We had to kind of fight that supernatural element in the publicity, and I offered to try and find another title, but Clint liked it, and it stayed.
- J. Michael Straczynski
(Keywords: Fight, Publicity, Supernatural)

It helps when 1 can send the children off to their fathers so I can support my new book with a national publicity tour. I started writing the book when my daughter was 5. It took me almost four years.
- Meg Tilly
(Keywords: Daughter, Children, Fathers, Publicity, Support, Writing, Years)

I will say I remember the best thing in terms of publicity was being on the cover of Newsweek.
- Vanna White
(Keywords: Being, Publicity, Will)









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