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I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of ...
by Ted Turner

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

Related topics: Environmental

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

 

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

Sports is like a war without the killing.
- Ted Turner

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

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

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

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

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

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

The mind is just another muscle.
- Ted Turner

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

If I had any humility I would be perfect.
- 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

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

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

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Every thought you think
and every word you speak
is affirming something.
- Louise L. Hay

The world is more malleable than you think
and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
- Bono

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If only the people who worry about their liabilities
would think about the riches they do possess,
they would stop worrying.
- Dale Carnegie

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

Think for yourself and question authority.
- Timothy Leary

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
- Ram Dass

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

The mind is everything.
What you think you become.
- The Buddha

With every rising of the sun
Think of your life as just begun.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox


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