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Ted Turner Quotes

All my life people have said that I wasn't going to make it.

Every few seconds it changes - up an eighth, down an eighth -it's like playing a slot machine. I lose $20 million, I gain $20 million.

I didn't get here for my acting... but I love show business.

I know what I'm having 'em put on my tombstone: 'I have nothing more to say'.

I see what keeps people young: work!

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.

I've never run into a guy who could win at the top level in anything today and didn't have the right attitude, didn't give it everything he had, at least while he was doing it; wasn't prepared and didn't have the whole program worked out.

If I had any humility I would be perfect.

If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.

Just because your ratings are bigger doesn't mean you're better.

Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.

Life is like a B-movie. You don't want to leave in the middle of it but you don't want to see it again.

My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're called when you don't have a job.

Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had. To be honest, my hands shook as I signed it away. I knew I was taking myself out of the race to be the richest man in the world.

Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.

Sports is like a war without the killing.

The media is too concentrated, too few people own too much. There's really five companies that control 90 percent of what we read, see and hear. It's not healthy.

The mind is just another muscle.

The United States has got some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that we know that.

There's nothing wrong with being fired.