All Quotes, Philanthropy

33 Philanthropy Quotes

Philanthropy can change the world. Only philanthropy is the way of human salvation from sorrow and sadness. Doing something for others makes our lives meaningful. This is a collection of 33 quotes on philanthropy and philanthropy sayings.

Philanthropy requires thought, action, and passion. - Robert L. Payton
Philanthropy is almost the only virtue which is sufficiently appreciated by mankind. Nay, it is overrated; and it is our selfishness which overrates it. - Henry David Thoreau
Generosity is the flower of justice. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Philanthropy should be taking much bigger risks that business. If these are easy problems, business and government can come in and solve them. - Bill Gates
Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money. - Michael Porter
Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Large-scale philanthropy, based in the private - not the public - sector, is a relatively recent historical development. - Peter Diamandis
No one has ever become poor by giving. - Anne Frank
The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation. - Mary Ritter Beard
Philanthropy without scale and sustainability is like any other bad business that will simply wither and die on the vine. - Naveen Jain
Effective philanthropy requires a lot of time and creativity - the same kind of focus and skills that building a business requires. - Bill Gates
Philanthropy should be voluntary. - Bill Gates
Philanthropy is my job. -
It's important to do see the results of your philanthropy while you are alive. - Husnu Ozyegin
Philanthropy is activism. - Eli Broad
The worlds of art, philanthropy, and business are absolutely intertwined. - Jorge M. Perez
Giving Back reframes portraits of philanthropy. - Valaida Fullwood
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
Philanthropy is at its best when it is collaborative and inclusive. - Oscar Auliq-Ice
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. - William James
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?' - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more. - Tony Robbins
To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. - Mother Teresa
The highest use of capital is not to make more money, but to make money do more for the betterment of life. - Henry Ford
Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector. - David Rockefeller
Philanthropies and charities have a certain air of quackery. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Philanthropy is the rent we pay for the joy and privilege we have for our space on this earth. - Jerold Panas
It never was our guise to slight the poor, or aught humane despise. - Homer
Philanthropy isn't just about big gifts; it's about participation. It is about the grace that comes from working together. - Marc Benioff
It takes a noble man to plant a seed for a tree that will someday give shade to people he may never meet. - D. Elton Trueblood
Philanthropic people lose all sense of humanity. It is their distinguishing characteristic. - Oscar Wilde
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. - Albert Einstein
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