Ted Turner
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"Robert Edward" ""Ted"" "Turner III" is an American media mogul and philanthropist. As a businessman, he is known as founder of the cable news network CNN, the first 24-hour United States cable news/cable news channel. In addition, he founded WPCH-TV/WTBS, which pioneered the superstation concept in cable television. As a philanthropist, he is known for his $1 billion gift to support the United Nations, which created the United Nations Foundation, a public charity to broaden support for the UN. Turner serves as Chair (official)/Chairman of the United Nations Foundation board of directors.

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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.

If I had any humility I would be perfect.

Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.

You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for.

The United States has got some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that we know that.

Sports is like a war without the killing.

If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.

Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.

If you ever get a chance to buy a baseball team, do so. It's very fun.

You can never quit. Winner never quit, and quitters never win.

All my life people have said that I wasn't going to make it.

Hell, we spent $200 Billion to get a scared guy who needed a shave out of a fox-hole! And he may even die of prostate cancer before we even get a chance to try him, dammit!

The chief justice developed a fever today and was taken to the Virginia Hospital Center for evaluation.

He was not admitted to the hospital.

It was a crusade, absolutely, ... No one knew whether it would work, but the challenge was too great not to have a go at it.

We had a motion from the state to vacate a stay of execution entered by the lower court. That was denied by the court.