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born November 19, 1938; American media mogul

Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and advertise.
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I see what keeps people young: work.
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The mind is just another muscle.
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My son is now an "entrepreneur." That's what you are called when you don't have a job.
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War has been good to me from a financial standpoint but I don't want to make money that
way. I don't want blood money.
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I don't want my tombstone to read
"I never owned a network."
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As I started getting rich, I started thinking, "What the hell am I going to do with all this
money?" You have to learn to give.
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You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
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Life is a game. Money is how we keep score.
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The media is too concentrated, too few people own too much. There are really five
companies that control 90 percent of what we read, see and hear. It's not healthy.
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You should set goals beyond your reach so you always have something to live for.
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All my life people have said that I wasn't going to make it.
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The United States has got some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that
we know that.
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The world and life have been mighty good to me. And I want to put something back.
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Life is like a B-movie. You don't want to leave in the middle of it but you don't want to see it
again.
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I'd rather go to hell. Heaven has got to be boring.
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We are going to survive together, or we are going to perish together.
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The best day of my life was my wedding night. The first one. The others weren't so bad either!
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I have 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.
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Do something. Either lead, follow or get out of the way.
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Having great wealth is one of the most disappointing things. It's overrated, I can tell you
that. It's not as good as average sex.
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Sports is like a war without the killing.
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We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they are already too big.
We need new set of rules that will break these companies to pieces.
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Over a three year period, I gave away half of what I had. To be honest, my hands shook as I
signed it away. I knew I was taking myself out of the race to be the richest man in the world.
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There is no greater legacy that we can leave our children and grandchildren than a peaceful
and safer world.
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Men should be disqualified for public office. Women should run the planet. They're better than
us.
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To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then
you're truly wireless.
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I'd like to see a world without land mines, with kids out playing. I'd like to see us act like
highly educated, civilized human beings.
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