John Wanamaker — American Businessman born on July 11, 1838, died on December 12, 1922

John Wanamaker was a United States merchant, religious leader, civic and political figure, considered by some to be a proponent of advertising and a "pioneer in marketing." He served as U.S. Postmaster General. Wanamaker was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania... (wikipedia)

Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half.
People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
Courtesies cannot be borrowed like snow shovels; you must have some of your own.
Courtesy is the one coin you can never have too much of or be stingy with.
Any seeming deception in a statement is costly, not only in the expense of the advertising but in the detrimental effect produced upon the customer, who believes she has been misled.