Zitat des Tages von Ted Turner:
I didn't get here for my acting... but I love show business.
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.
The Iranians don't intimidate! They're like the Vietnamese and the Iraqis. You want to start a war with them? They'll still be fighting in fifty years!
I like snakes. I like hummingbirds. There's nothing on earth I don't like. Frogs. Salamanders. The bunnies, the giraffes, the hippopotamuses.
I know what I'm having 'em put on my tombstone: 'I have nothing more to say'.
Just because your ratings are bigger doesn't mean you're better.
There's nothing wrong with being fired.
You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for.
The biggest thing I learned from losing? Winning's better.
If the Russian nuclear arsenal was fired at the United States and other targets, and we fired back at them with thousands of nuclear weapons, it would be the end of life on earth.
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.
If I had any humility I would be perfect.
The United States has got some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that we know that.
I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
Even if we didn't have greenhouse gases, were going to have to move away from fossil fuels, as we're going to run out. They're finite, whereas solar and wind are infinite.
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.
I've had the good fortune to have a much more diverse life than most people would, professional sports and television and news and movies.
When our time's up, it's up. All the money in the world won't buy you one more day.
Sports is like a war without the killing.
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.
If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.
All my life people have said that I wasn't going to make it.
Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.
If the perpetrators of the World Trade Center plane crashes had a nuclear weapon, there's no doubt in my mind but that they would've detonated it in New York.
To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then you're truly wireless.
I like Obama. I don't know who could do a better job. He's got an incredibly tough situation, and a good heart and mind. I'd like to see him rally support a little better.
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.
Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.
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.
My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're called when you don't have a job.
If I only had a little humility, I would be perfect.
It's going to cost trillions of dollars to rework the energy sources all over the world. Were going to have to move away from fossil fuels.
The whole idea of television news or any kind of news is to inform people about things they need to know about.
When I started 'CNN,' I made the decision to stay out of endorsing candidates, and let the doers make up their own minds about politics, that it wasn't going to come from me.
I didn't care what, how much adversity life threw at me. I intended to get to the top.
The mind is just another muscle.