10 of the best PR quotes for PR profs

1 “Public relations specialists make flower arrangements of the facts, placing them so the wilted and less attractive petals are hidden by sturdy blooms.” – Alan Harrington

2 “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein

3 “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.” – Jay Baer


Branson quote


4 “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffet

5 “The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power.” – Malcolm X

6 “A good PR story is infinitely more effective than a front-page ad.” – Richard Branson

7 “There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary.” – Brendan Behan

8 “If I was down to my last dollar I would spend it on PR.” – Bill Gates


Jean Louis-Gassée


9 “Advertising is saying you are good. PR is getting someone else to say you’re good.” – Jean Louis-Gassée

10 “There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” – Oscar Wilde