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NUMBER: 1572
AUTHOR: Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856–1941)
QUOTATION: Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman.
ATTRIBUTION: LOUIS D. BRANDEIS, “What Publicity Can Do,” Other People’s Money, chapter 5, p. 92 (1932). First published in Harper’s Weekly, December 20, 1913.
SUBJECTS: Publicity