Photo of Charles Revson, businessman and philanthropist

Charles Revson Quotes

The founder of Revlon makeup reveals several marketing secrets.

Image: Photo of Charles Revson, businessman and philanthropist

“In the factory we make cosmetics; in the store we sell hope.”

“If you can’t change your fate, change your attitude.”

“Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.”

“Creative people are like a wet towel You wring them out and pick up another one.”

“I don’t meet the competition, I destroy it.”

– Charles Revson (1906-1975)

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