"I've always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."T. Boone Pickens on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."T. Boone Pickens on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."T. Boone Pickens on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."T. Boone Pickens on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."T. Boone Pickens on Steve Jobs
"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."
"In the history of America, we've never had an energy plan. We don't even realize the resources we have available to us."
"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."