"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."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Ted Turner on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Ted Turner on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Ted Turner on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Ted Turner on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Ted Turner on Henry David Thoreau
"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."
"My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're called when you don't have a job."
"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."
"I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement."
"Life is a game. Money is how we keep score."