30 Ted Turner Quotes On Life Bussiness And Success

Robert Edward Turner who is now renownedly known as Ted Turner is a very successful American Businessman and a Philanthropist. The list of his works is endless. In the year 1978, he Cofounded the first ever 24-hour news channel called CNN (Cable News Network) along with Reese Schonfeld. In the same year, he founded Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) which helped him to obtain the rights of WTBS and through this broadcasting system he build up his business empire by acquiring and starting various different organizations like Ted’s Montana Grill, TV-6 and many more. Ted Turner quotes reflect his ideas and philosophies about how a business should be run.

Being a philanthropist, Turner gifted a very huge amount of $1 billion to the United Nations for creating the United Nations Foundations. He is presently the Chairman of United Nations Foundations, Chairman of Turner Enterprises and Foundation and the Co-Chairman of Nuclear Threat Initiative which was laid in the year 2001. Here are the best Ted Turner quotes on life, business and success.

1. Man should be judged by the deeds done to help his fellow man. –Ted Turner

2. It’s going to cost trillions of dollars to rework the energy sources all over the world. We’re going to have to move away from fossil fuels. –Ted Turner

3. I believe in pulling together to make the country better right rather than pulling, tearing it apart for partisan reasons. I think the country comes first. –Ted Turner

4. I see what keeps people young: work! –Ted Turner

5. Exposure to defeat is a very important thing. Anyone who doesn’t look to get beaten is doing a disservice to himself. –Ted Turner

6. The biggest thing I learned from losing? Winning’s better. –Ted Turner

7. To succeed you have to be innovative. –Ted Turner

8. There is nothing wrong with being fired. –Ted Turner

9. The more good I do, the more money has come in. You have to learn to give. –Ted Turner

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

11. The worst thing you can do if you want to start a fight is to use derogatory terminology. –Ted Turner

12. If you treat people with dignity, respect, and friendliness, you can turn enemies into friends. An enemy is nothing but a friend in disguise. –Ted Turner

13. I mean, there’s no point in sitting around and crying about spilt milk. Gotta move on. –Ted Turner

14. I regret that I wasn’t more successful with my marriages, but it is what it is. –Ted Turner

15. Just because your ratings are bigger doesn’t mean you are better. –Ted Turner

16. When our time’s up, it’s up. All the money in the world won’t buy you one more day. –Ted Turner quotes

17. If you had the most prestige and you were the network that everybody turned to in times of a crisis, that was the most important position, in the news business to hold. –Ted Turner

18. 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

19. Never set goals you can reach in your lifetime. –Ted Turner

20. If you panic that’s a good way to lose. You have to stay in control. –Ted Turner

21. Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise. – Ted Turner

22. Struggling hard to achieve something is the most fun I get. –Ted Turner

23. 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

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

25. I didn’t care what or how much adversity life threw at me. I intended to get to the top. –Ted Turner

26. I’m no genius. I’m not at all; I just happen to look five or 10 years ahead and think things through. –Ted Turner

27. We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they are already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these companies to pieces. –Ted Turner

28. There is no greater legacy that we can leave our children and grandchildren than a peaceful and safer world. –Ted Turner

29. The chance for mistakes is about equal to the number of crew squared. –Ted Turner

30. If you can get yourself where you’re not afraid of dying, then you can move forward a lot faster. –Ted Turner

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