26 Quotes for Digital Marketers

It’s always enjoyable to read a quote from an accomplished person and see the commonality between their thoughts and yours. Maybe a few in this list will hit that mark for you. And maybe a few will make you smile. And maybe a few will make you say, “Hmmmmm.”


“Nobody reads ads. People read what interests them. Sometimes, it’s an ad.” – Howard Gossage

“Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them.” – Mia Hamm

“One rage every three months is permitted. Try not to hurt anyone who doesn’t deserve it.” – Ron Swanson

“Don’t criticize what you can’t understand.” – Bob Dylan

“Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time.” – Elon Musk

The fewer words you need to get your point across, the more powerful your overall message will be. - Brett Snyder

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

“You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” – Dr. Seuss

“Marketing is not a function, it is the whole business seen from the customer’s point of view.” – Peter F. Drucker

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.” – David Brinkley

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

Good content isn't always easy, but good content management should be. - Joey Blake

“I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count.” – Muhammad Ali

“Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.” – Jeff Richards

“In marketing I’ve seen only one strategy that can’t miss — and that is to market to your best customers first, your best prospects second and the rest of the world last.” – John Romero

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa

Keep in mind that all your customer really cares about is having their problem solved. - Lizzy Elberfeld

“If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” – Winston Churchill

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin

“A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” – Arnold H. Glasow

You can't afford to be lazy and still expect to reach the top of whatever proverbial mountain you've chosen. - Brett Snyder

“When all think alike, then no one is thinking.” – Walter Lippman

“Build something 100 people love, not something 1 million people kind of like.” – Brian Chesky

“Rowing harder doesn’t help if the boat is headed in the wrong direction.” – Kenichi Ohmae

Scott Frothingham

Ever since 5th grade, when he won a prize for reciting a poem in a school assembly, Scott has been hooked on writing that gets a reaction. That’s what has driven him through careers in broadcasting and publishing and brings him to Knucklepuck where his focus is on copy that converts. When he is not…

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