47 Total Quotes

Ted Turner Quotes

Ted Turner
Sports is like a war without the killing.
Ted Turner
#American Businessman #Killing

Ted Turner
In 20 short years, by all the surveys, we became the world's most respected news source. The New York Times had been there for 100 years. We did it in 20,
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#News

Ted Turner
Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise
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#Bed

Ted Turner
The United States has got some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that we know that.
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#People #American Businessman

Ted Turner
You can never quit. Winner never quit, and quitters never win.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
Every day we are confronted with more news and information than we can handle, ... CNN Custom News will ensure that Internet users are not overwhelmed by this information.
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#Custom

Ted Turner
We've still got a lot of people alive and houses still standing, ... Hopefully global warming can still be mitigated, but we have got to take a lot of steps. We have to move fast. And we have to move now.
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#Global Warming

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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.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
I would certainly hope that the new pope, having grown up in Germany and World War II, would be against war and against violence of any type,
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#Germany

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thinks that this is terrific.
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#Terrific

Ted Turner
I admire Steve Case's decision to put our company and its employees first, and I am delighted that he will remain on the board and be active because frankly, we really need his experience and vision.
Ted Turner
#Company

Ted Turner
Once again, victims of disaster have turned to the UN and the international community in their time of need. The world needs the UN's leadership in these times, and the UN needs the world's support. We are communicating with the UN and its agencies to learn where UN Foundation funds may be of greatest assistance to the UN's relief efforts.
Ted Turner
#Community

Ted Turner
It's just hypocrisy in my opinion for us, with our 30,000 nuclear weapons, to tell other small countries -- some small countries, it's OK for others; I don't think we've ever said anything about Israel's nuclear weapons -- but I don't see how we can say anything about anybody when we've got so many ourselves.
Ted Turner
#Hypocrisy

Ted Turner
Once again, victims of disaster have turned to the UN and the international community in their time of need, ... The world needs the UN's leadership in these times, and the UN needs the world's support. We are communicating with the UN and its agencies to learn where UN Foundation funds may be of greatest assistance to the UN's relief efforts.
Ted Turner
#Community

Ted Turner
Just because your ratings are bigger doesn't mean you're better.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
All my life people have said that I wasn't going to make it.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
If I had any humility I would be perfect
Ted Turner
#Humility

Ted Turner
Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
My son is now an "entrepreneur." That's what you're called when you don't have a job.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
The mind is just another muscle.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
I see what keeps people young: work!
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then you're truly wireless.
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#American Businessman

Ted Turner
We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they're already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces.
Ted Turner
#American Businessman

Ted Turner
War has been good to me from a financial standpoint but I don't want to make money that way. I don't want blood money.
Ted Turner
#American Businessman

Ted Turner
When you lose small businesses, you lose big ideas. People who own their own businesses are their own bosses. They are independent thinkers. They know they can't compete by imitating the big guys; they have to innovate. So they are less obsessed with earnings than they are with ideas.
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#Big Guys #Earnings