Brian Vaszily Quotes (1 quote)
“The number one rule of today's marketing – the key secret of those who seek to control your beliefs and habits in order to take your money, your votes, your time or whatever else it is they desire from you – is to always keep in mind that nobody really believes they can be manipulated.”
The One Real Reason You Are Stressed Out, Overweight, Depressed or Angry, SixWise.com, undated (accessed 2006-06-23)
“Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when we are not an artist.”
―Jose Ortega y Gasset
The Dehumanization of Art (1948)
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
In the Beauty of the Lilies (1996)
“The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say - because they were too obvious.”
Entry for August 23, 1926, Journal
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Bio: Brian W. Vaszily is an author and columnist whose most widely known work is Beyond Stone and Steel, a short novel that memorializes the spirit of the 911 victims by prompting Americans to reflect on what is most important in their own lives. An accomplished marketing professional, Vaszily is also well-known for his columns criticizing the impact of rampant irresponsible marketing on people's health, finances and quality of life.
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“You can go through your whole life telling yourself that life is logical, life is prosaic, life is sane. Above all, sane. And I think it is. I've had a lot of time to think about that.”