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 Philanthrophy Quotes from some of the famous people


I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able help.  Mohamed Al-Fayed -

When it comes to helping out, I don’t believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help.   Paul Allen -

I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works.
Ken Blanchard -

Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance . Richard Branson –

To me, money is a means to do good. I reached a point in my life where I had enjoyed tremendous business success that afforded my family everything we could possibly want. My wife and I then decided that we could use our wealth to make a difference. So we created the Broad Foundations to do four things: to improve urban public education, to support innovative scientific and medical research, to foster art appreciation for audiences worldwide and to support civic initiatives in Los Angeles. Eli Broad –

I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
Andrew Carnegie -

I've been busy for years, buying land, often under pseudonyms, and planting trees on it. All the money is going into it when I die.. and in the end I'd like to think that it will be 20 to 30,000 acres. Felix Dennis -

Is the rich world aware of how four billion of the six billion live? If we were aware, we would want to help out, we'd want to get involved. Bill Gates -

I think the great livers, the people who are fully self-actualizing and alive, are the great givers.
Mark Victor Hansen -

I've always said that the better off you are, the more responsibility you have for helping others. Just as I think it's important to run companies well, with a close eye to the bottom line, I think you have to use your entrepreneurial experience to make corporate philanthropy effective. Carlos Slim Helu -

There is a natural law, a Divine law, that obliges you and me to relieve the suffering, the distressed and the destitute.
Conrad Hilton -

My father used to say, “You can spend a lot of time making money. The tough time comes when you have to give it away properly.” How to give something back, that’s the tough part in life. Lee Iacocca -

I was fortunate to get a scholarship when I went to Lehigh University and Princeton. They were both wonderful schools. Somebody was kind enough to spend their money to educate people that they would never get to know. That’s what I think philanthropy is about. Lee Iacocca -

If you think of life as like a big pie, you can try to hold the whole pie and kill yourself trying to keep it, or you can slice it up and give some to the people around you, and you still have plenty left for yourself. Jay Leno -

There's no substitute for rolling up your sleeves and working with the people who can make a difference. They get the benefit of your participation and you gain a direct understanding of the real problems and potential solutions, which makes you a more informed giver. Michael Milken -

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 -

I wanted to win to feed the hungry people of my community. I didn't want to win to buy a diamond.. I didn't have no diamonds then. I didn't want to win to buy a car, I didn't want to win to bring a couple of chicks downtown to a hotel. I wanted to win to feed the poor people of the community. Mr T -

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. Ted Turner -

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. Ted Turner -

The world and life have been mighty good to me. And I want to put something back. Ted Turner -

I don't think you ever stop giving. I really don't. I think it's an on-going process. And it's not just about being able to write a check. It's being able to touch somebody's life Oprah Winfrey -



 

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