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Ted Turner Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Business

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

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

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

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

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Sports is like a war without the killing.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There's nothing wrong with being fired.
- 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

The mind is just another muscle.
- Ted Turner

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

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

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

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'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

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

I would want my legacy to be that I was a great son,
father and friend.
- Dante Hall

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said,
'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand,
you'll find one at the end of your arm.'
- Sam Levenson

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
The Father is a material being.
- Orson Pratt

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
- the movie National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
- Euripides

I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career.
I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party,
what my son was writing.
I was thinking about Legos.
- Jill Clayburgh

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

I am truly my mother's son.
- David Geffen

If I did not have for him the warm affection a son
feels toward a less austere and preoccupied father,
I at least had an immense respect for him,
and a great admiration.
- Lincoln Ellsworth

The single moment when I knew that I had to get busy
and do more was around the death of my son.
- Bobby Rush

After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn't,
I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God's Son.
- Josh McDowell

Jesus, Son of the Eternal God, have mercy on me.
- Michael Servetus

A man who says that no patriot should attack the war until it is over...
is saying no good son should warn his mother of a cliff until she has fallen.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I agree completely with my son James when he says 'Internet is like electricity.
The latter lights up everything, while the former lights up knowledge'.
- Kerry Packer

The sooner you treat your son as a man,
the sooner he will be one.
- John Dryden

Son, we'd like to keep you around this season but we're
going to try and win a pennant.
- Casey Stengel

The first American ancestor of our name was a younger
son of these old Devonshire people,
and came to the Virginia colony in the reign of Charles the First.
- John Sergeant Wise

I'm the son of an everyman.
My father is a teacher.
He teaches physics at a boys' school in Sydney.
- Alex O'Loughlin

I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always
being aware of what my A story was -
the love story between a father and his son,
and that son and his daughter.
- Ted Demme

Happy is the son whose faith in his mother remains unchallenged.
- Louisa May Alcott

The son of the victim, you know, has been virtually
forgotten until recently.
- Patty Hearst

My number one goal is to love, support and be there for my son.
- Farrah Fawcett

My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch.
- Jack Nicholson

I'm a rompin', stompin', piano playing son of a bitch.
A mean son of a bitch.
- Jerry Lee Lewis

The French never allow a distinguished son of France to lack a statue.
- Edward V. Lucas

On the king's gate the moss grew gray;
The king came not.
They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son,
one day, Slave in his father's stead.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs,
and blaming you.
The world will be yours and everything in it,
what's more, you'll be a man, my son.
- Rudyard Kipling

My 10 year old son likes it.
He's trying to play guitar and everything.
He likes that kind of music.
- Merle Haggard

I've played Henry Fonda's mother so often that,
whenever we run into each other, I call him 'son' and he calls me 'Ma',
just to save time.
- Jane Darwell

The care of a wise and good man for his only son is
inferior to the regard of the great Parent of the universe for his creatures.
- John Woolman

What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels,
the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary,
and sought to make Him utterly believable,
a vital breathing character.
- Anne Rice

We've always been involved with America -
I have a son who lives there and it's a big part of my life.
- Colin Firth

Frank Capra was a prop man, I think.
John Ford was a prop man.
It was a little bit of a father and son thing,
and you kind of worked your way up.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I had life threats, because people accused me of approaching
Brando as God and his son was Jesus.
I literally had people saying my blood would run in
the streets for doing that.
- Richard Donner

It's the best thing ever - I love being a mom.
This is my only child.
My career was a priority earlier in my life,
but now my son is definitely the priority.
- Stephanie Mills

Any father whose son raises his hand against him is
guilty of having produced a son who raised his hand against him.
- Charles Peguy

With Connery, he does act.
He is in complete command.
He completely trusts the person first,
then the instrument.
I've worked with his son also, on a picture in Russia.
- F. Murray Abraham

If the past cannot teach the present and the father cannot teach the son,
then history need not have bothered to go on,
and the world has wasted a great deal of time.
- Russell Hoban

Of course that was my idol, Son House.
I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there.
- Muddy Waters

My son does a little photography, but he's not involved the way I was.
- Kim Weston

When I played Leonardo DiCaprio's mother,
they liked that Leo had very hooded eyes and a rounded nose with a ball.
They said, They look like they could be mother and son.
- Ellen Barkin


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