In simple words marketing means selling. To get a better idea, you might want to read these marketing quotes and some famous selling quotations and sayings.

Marketing Quotes

Actually, marketing is not as simple as selling! It is a vast process comprising of market research, sales techniques, business communication and management. In marketing – the customer is considered God. It identifies the customer needs, satisfies them and tries to keep up the satisfaction index. Thus, companies involved in marketing need to form a strong bond with customers and create a value for them. Marketing is defined as "the management process responsible for identifying, anticipating and satisfying customer requirements profitably”. For some more quaint and crazy marketing quotations and sayings, view the article further!

Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.

- The Unbearable Lightness of Being , Milan Kundera

If you think that by threatening me you can get me to do what you want... well, that's where you're right. But-and I am only saying this because I care-there's a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market that are just as tasty as the real thing.

- Val Kilmer

A leader is a dealer in hope.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.

- R. Buckminster Fuller

Every one lives by selling something.

- Across the Plains , Robert Louis Stevenson

A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.

- David Ogilvy

Like a midwife, I make my living bringing new babies into the world, except that mine are new advertising campaigns.

- David Ogilvy

I believe that music is connected by human passions and curiosities rather than by marketing strategies.

- Elvis Costello

I've decided something: Commercial things really do stink. As soon as it becomes commercial for a mass market it really stinks.

- Andy Warhol

Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?

- Steve Jobs

Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.

- Steve Jobs

Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade.

- Marlene Dietrich

The greatest thing to be achieved in advertising, in my opinion, is believability, and nothing is more believable than the product itself.

- Leo Burnett

Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.

- Raymond Chandler

Advertising is the life of trade.

- Calvin Coolidge

Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments.

- Erma Bombeck

How come anything you buy will go on sale next week?

- Erma Bombeck

Every business and every product has risks. You can't get around it.

- Lee Iacocca

The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.

- Lee Iacocca

In this business you either sink or swim or you don't.

- David Smith

National markets are held together by shared values and confidence in certain minimum standards. But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence.

- Kofi Annan

No matter what business you're in, you can't run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn't matter how many games you've won.

- Jim Valvano

Commercials were too phony for me. I just didn't like selling products I didn't believe in.

- River Phoenix

I'm all for it. In these days, regional marketing is the only way to survive.

- John Howard

It's inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable to use your private life to sell anything commercially.

- Lauren Bacall

All peoples are entangled in the net of the world market.

- C. L. R. James

All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.

- Adolf Hitler

By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.

- Adolf Hitler

These companies are in it for their dollars, and whatever is hot that is what they follow.

- Ja Rule

You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product. Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major in it at business school.

- Alan Alda

I had been keeping an off eye on the advertising field, thinking I might become an idea man and a copywriter.

- Carl Sandburg

Market forces impose certain rules before a film can actually get made.

- Alan Rickman

Plan the sale when you plan the ad.

- Leo Burnett

I am one who believes that one of the greatest dangers of advertising is not that of misleading people, but that of boring them to death.

- Leo Burnett

What helps people, helps business.

- Leo Burnett

The secret of all effective advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.

- Leo Burnett

The sole purpose of business is service. The sole purpose of advertising is explaining the service which business renders.

- Leo Burnett

I'm sure American Express will be trying to push users of the service to certain sites, and trying to sell 'above the fold' advertising to sponsors.

- Charles King

We believe opening hardware and software specs for Cell will likely expand interest in Power.org.

- Charles King

I was in advertising for years. That was cushy, you know? It's pretty cushy in a lot of ways, but I hated it.

- Augusten Burroughs

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