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Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had.
by Ted Turner

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.
- Ted Turner

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

You can never quit.
Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
- Ted Turner

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

 

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.
- Ted Turner

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

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

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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

I see what keeps people young: work!
- Ted Turner

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.
- Ted Turner

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.
- Ted Turner

The mind is just another muscle.
- 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.
- Ted Turner

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

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

There's nothing wrong with being fired.
- Ted Turner

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

Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.
- Ted Turner

Life is a game.
Money is how we keep score.
- Ted Turner

Sports is like a war without the killing.
- 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

If I had any humility I would be perfect.
- Ted Turner

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

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

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.
- Ted Turner

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Just when the caterpillar thought
the world was over, it became a butterfly.
- Anonymous

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

One whispered yes becomes the wind song over an ocean of no's.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful,
we must carry it with us or we find it not.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

You don't lead by hitting people over the head -
that's assault, not leadership.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.
The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over
and let the beautiful stuff out.
- Ray Bradbury

You can have no dominion greater or
less than that over yourself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The past has no power over the present moment.
- Eckhart Tolle

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

Nothing external to you has any power over you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

If we screw it up, start over. Try something else.
- Lee Iacocca

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The tyrant dies and his rule is over,
the martyr dies and his rule begins
- Soren Kierkegaard

Every blade of grass has an angel
that bends over it and whispers, "grow! grow!
- Talmud

Protect your vision.
Prevail over adversity.
Persevere in the midst of turmoil.
Passionately act upon your convictions.
Purposely walk into the day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

USE this time of fresh beginnings.
Use it as an impetus, the force or energy toward change.
Become stronger, a better leader, more focused in your thoughts.
Exert more influence over your dreams
by bringing them closer to your thoughts, every day.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
- Henry David Thoreau

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

My Cup Runneth Over - My Life Is Abundant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life ... full of loneliness, and misery,
and suffering, and unhappiness,
and it's all over much too quickly.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

When we are happy and serene,
time loses its power over us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Get over it - Life isn't Supposed to be fair.
You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
Get over yourself, and be of service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

The greatest weapon against stress
is our ability to choose one thought over another.
- William James

The grass is not always greener
on the other side of the fence.
Fences have nothing to do with it.
The grass is greenest where it is watered.
When crossing over fences, carry water with you
and tend the grass wherever you may be.
- Anonymous

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger is a destructive emotion
that becomes instinctive over the years.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I allow life to wash over me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To a philosopher all news,
as it is called, is gossip,
and they who edit and read it
are old women over their tea.
- Henry David Thoreau

It would be insane for me to
lose sleep over the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way to do fieldwork is never to
come up for air until it is all over.
- Margaret Mead

It ain't over till it's over.
- Yogi Berra

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

It's like deja-vu, all over again.
- Yogi Berra


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