Hype Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old hype quotes, hype sayings, and hype proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The gap between what publicity actually offers and the future it promises, corresponds with the gap between what the spectator-buyer feels himself to be and what he would like to be.      

John Berger

If you hype something and it succeeds, you're a genius - it wasn't a hype. If you hype it and it fails, then it was just a hype.     

Neil Bogart

Do you realize the power you have, to build and to destroy; to promote success or failure; to bring life or death to a cause or talent; to give a platform or take it away?     

Archibald Marwizi

People will go for anything they don't understand if it's got enough hype.     

Miles Davis

It is now certain that the public does know. It is not so certain that the public does care.     

G.K. Chesterton

Put the fire out? Hell no. What we need to do is stoke it.     

Jess Walter

The fact that hype exists doesn't prove that something is not important.     

Vilayanur S. Ramachandran

The easiest way to not believe your own hype is to not know what people are saying about you.     

Debby Ryan

The hype cheapens the hyped, as right things are then made wrong by exaggeration.     

Criss Jami

You have to find what makes you stable in the storm. Then, no matter what's happening around you, no matter what the hype or publicity, you can still manage to make leaps in your work as an artist.     

Jimmy Smiths

The hype man's job is to get everybody out of their seats and on the dance floor to have a good time.     

Flavor Flav

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.     

Mark Twain

Society drives people crazy with lust and calls it advertising.     

John Lahr