This is the secret of propaganda: To totally saturate the person, whom the propaganda wants to lay hold of, with the ideas of the propaganda, without him even noticing that he is being saturated. Paul Watzlawick
Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state. Noam Chomsky
Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see paradise as hell, and also the other way round, to consider the most wretched sort of life as paradise. Adolf Hitler
The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief. Jacques Ellul
Propaganda does not deceive people; it merely helps them to deceive themselves.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting. George Orwell
Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency. Douglas MacArthur
One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda. Douglas MacArthur