"In the history of America, we've never had an energy plan. We don't even realize the resources we have available to us."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."T. Boone Pickens on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."T. Boone Pickens on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."T. Boone Pickens on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."T. Boone Pickens on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."T. Boone Pickens on Thomas Jefferson
"I've always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure."
"I have always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure."
"I'm a Republican. I don't want to go to heaven and have to face my family up there and tell them I voted for a Democrat."
"If you can provide the funding and you get the leadership, you'll have a competitive team."
"I think I have more patience now than I did in the past."