Navigating your perception to the public and especially the press can seem like a daunting task. But getting ahead of your own story is possible and an empowering way to position your way for success.
I’ve have compiled a list of 20 epic quotes that will help you quickly garner insights and tips on how to steer your PR campaign in the right direction.
1. Bill Gates:
“If I were down to my last dollar I would spend it on PR.
2. Oscar Wilde:
“There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and it is not being talked about.”
3. Jean-Louis Gasse:
“Advertising is saying that you are good. PR is getting someone else to say you are good.”
4. Brendan Branson:
“There is no such thing as bad publicity except your obituary.
5. Richard Branson:
“A good PR story is infinitely more effective than a front-page ad.”
6. Warren Buffet:
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”
7. Malcolm X:
‘The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and the guilty innocent, and that’s power.”
8. Allan Harrington:
“Public relations specialists make flower arrangements of the facts, placing them, so the wilted and less attractive petals are hidden by sturdy blooms.”
9. Jay Baer:
“If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.”
10. Albert Einstein:
“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
11. Douglas Smith:
“Everything you do or say is public relations.
12. Stuart Ewen:
“The history of PR is a history of a battle for what reality is and how people will see and understand reality.”
13. Nikos Kazantzakis:
“Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality.”
14. Al & Laura Reis:
“It’s PR that needs to be creative. It’s PR that needs to be new and different. It’s PR that needs to be original. The best way to establish a brand is to create a new category requires creative thinking of the highest order.”
15. Benjamin Disraeli:
“Without publicity, there can be no public support, and without public support, every nation must decay.”
16. Jeremy Bentham:
“Publicity is the very soul of justice. It is the keenest spur to exertion, and the surest of all guards against improbity.”
17. James E. Grunig:
“We believe PR should be practiced to serve the public interest, to develop mutual understanding between organizations and their publics.
18. Thomas Paine:
“The art of publicity is a black art, but it has come to stay, and every year adds to its potency.”
19. Daniel J:
“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.”
20: Yakov Zel’dovich:
“Without publicity, there is no prosperity.”
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