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T. Boone Pickens Biography (Thomas Boone Pickens) : BP Capital Management Chairman and CEO
Famous for : Being an American investor, hedge fund manager, and oil billionaire. In 2008 the Texan billionaire developed what he calls "The Pickens Plan" which puts forwards a plan to move the United States from oil dependence to using alternative sources of energy like natural gas, wind, and solar power.
Pickens details : Born - 22nd of May, 1928 Holdenville, Oklahoma, USA / Lives Texas, United States of America

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I've always believed that it's important to show a new look periodically. Predictability can lead to failure.
T. Boone Pickens - Belief - Change - Failure

We’ve got all these politicians talking about better health care and what all, but believe me, we’re not going to have the money to take care of sick people.. or anyone else as far as I’m concerned.. if we don’t fix our energy problem right now. I’ve got an idea what to do. It might not be a perfect idea, but hell, none of my best ideas have been perfect.
T. Boone Pickens - Politicians - Health - Money - Energy - Oil - Problems - Ideas - Perfect

We are now spending half a trillion dollars on foreign oil, importing 62 percent of the oil we use, and we haven’t had the leadership in D.C. to do anything about it. We've got to move to other sources of energy. But we’ve gotten way behind, and will continue to pay the fiddler. It’s not a good future.
T. Boone Pickens - Politicians - Money - Energy - Oil - Dollar - Washington - Leadership - USA

The older I get, the more I see a straight path where I want to go. If you’re going to hunt elephants, don’t get off the trail for a rabbit.
T. Boone Pickens - Goals - Focus - Age - Determination

A dollar is not worth as much as you think it is. Your honesty is worth much more.
T. Boone Pickens - Money - Dollar - Honesty - Values

I don’t go looking for somewhere to spend my money. You can step on a tube of toothpaste for a week, if you have to. I spend what I need to and give it away.
T. Boone Pickens - Money - Philanthropy - Frugality

Given the current state of our finances, we could sure use a quarter of a trillion dollars a year recycling through the U.S. economy rather than through the economies of Iran, Russia, and Venezuela.
T. Boone Pickens - Money - Oil - Dollar - USA - Finance - Economy
- Russia - Iran - Venezuela

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