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Ted Turner Quotes

Birth Date: 1938-11-19 (Saturday, November 19th, 1938)


ted turner life timeline

Shrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner, a wealthy heiress in Cheshire, England is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.Wednesday, March 7th, 1827
In Southampton County, Virginia, escaped slave Nat Turner is captured and arrested for leading the bloodiest slave rebellion in United States history.Sunday, October 30th, 1831
Nat Turner, American slave leader, is tried, convicted, and sentenced to death in Virginia.Saturday, November 5th, 1831
Vietnam War: United States destroyers USS Maddox and USS C. Turner Joy report coming attack in the Gulf of Tonkin. The destroyers open fire at what they believed were Vietnam People s Army torpedo boats, although subsequent work has raised doubts the targets were real. This engagement became known as the Gulf of Tonkin Incident.Tuesday, August 4th, 1964
U.S. media magnate Ted Turner donates USD $1 billion to the United Nations.Thursday, September 18th, 1997


    • A total world population of 250-300 million people, a 95% decline from present levels, would be ideal.
    • Nuclear war would really set back cable.
    • Early to bed, early to rise, work like heck and advertise.
    • I just love it when people say I can't do it, there's nothing that makes me feel better [than proving them wrong] because all my life, people have said that I wasn't going to make it.
    • If I only had a little humility, I'd be perfect.
    • Shortly before 9:00 last night, I had the honor and privilege of signing a piece of paper that irrevocably cast a vote taken, a vote of my 100 million shares, for this [AOL Time Warner] merger. I did it with as much or more excitement and enthusiasm as I did on that night when I first made love some 42 years ago.
    • Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.
    • She became a born-again Christian instead of born-again hot [on his divorce with Jane Fonda]
    • Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
    • You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
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