it comes to helping out, I dont believe in doing it
for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations
that need help.
Allen # Belief,
- I always
had the idea that philanthropy was important today, but would
be equally important in one year, ten years, 20 years, and
the future generally.
Buffett # Idea,
- I'm very
interested in charities. I help a lot of different charities.
Bundchen # Philanthropy,
I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I
Diana # Inspirational,
brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable
people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my
life - a kind of destiny.
Diana # Happy,
is no better way to understand your strengths and discover
where you belong than to volunteer in a nonprofit.
Drucker # Strong,
- We started
our foundation because we believe we have a real opportunity
to help advance equity around the world.. to help make sure
that, no matter where a person is born, he or she has the
chance to live a healthy, productive life.
Gates # Inspirational,
- We set
out what's going to be our work time versus our foundation
time versus family time, and we'll reassess that... sometimes
Gates # Work,
- The premise
of this foundation is one life on this planet is no more valuable
than the next.
Gates # Concept,
- We see
community organizations as major service providers and economic
drivers rather than as recipients or distributors of charity,
and coordinators of volunteers. Today they constitute what's
referred to as 'the social economy'.
Gillard # Social,
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.
Slim Helu # Responsibility,
is a supreme virtue, and the great channel through which the
mercy of God is passed on to mankind. It is the virtue that
unites men and inspires their noblest efforts.
Hilton # Philanthropy,
- The practice
of charity will bind us.. will bind all men in one great brotherhood.
Hilton # Help,
- As the
funds you will expend have come from many places in the world,
so let there be no territorial, religious, or color restrictions
on your benefactions, but beware of organized, professional
charities with high-salaried executives and a heavy ratio
Hilton # World,
- No matter
what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't
look back on having given love and attention to your own family,
what have you really accomplished?
Iacocca # Philanthropy,
- I am
optimistic globally. So many scientists are working frantically
on the reparation of our planet. Unfortunately there are countries
who are still destroying it, but we really hope the conservation
message rubs off in our film. Every cent we earn from Crocodile
Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single
Irwin # World,
is business - you have to understand that and have that attitude.
If it were just about charity, the business side wouldn't
last long. But if you understand you're building this Starbucks
or these theaters because of business and you can also give
back to the community, then I think it becomes a win-win situation
Johnson # Attitude,
- I want
to be remembered for my business, because it helped my community
and my people. I used to [play basketball]. Now I do this.
And I want to be one of the best.
Johnson # Good,
actions are most excellent? To gladden the heart of a human
being, to feed the hungry, to help the afflicted to lighten
the sorrow of the sorrowful and to remove the wrongs of injured.
Kalam # Action,
- I really
hope I can make a difference, even in the smallest way. I
am looking forward to helping as much as I can.
Middleton # Growth,
- We are
proud to have a platform through the "Dr Phil" show
and the Dr. Phil Foundation to offer children the voice they
need to meet their goals in having a better life.
is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent
Rockefeller # Help,
- I get
angry when someone calls me only rich.. I am happy with my
social personality and my generosity.
Sabanci # Philanthropy,
are not charitable enterprises: They hire workers to make
profits. In the United States, this logic still works. In
Europe, it hardly does.
Samuelson # Company,
- I'm not
doing my philanthropic work, out of any kind of guilt, or
any need to create good public relations. I'm doing it because
I can afford to do it, and I believe in it.
Soros # Philanthropy,
- I used
to be opposed to the idea of social entrepreneurship. I said
let business be business, and philanthropy be philanthropy.
Keep the two separate, don't mix it up, and this is what I
did, and I did that rather successfully, but I now recognize
that actually you do need to mix it up and I think there is
room for social entrepreneurship.
Soros # Idea,
- My foundations
support people in the country who care about an open society.
It's their work that I'm supporting. So it's not me doing
it. But I can empower them. I can support them, and I can
Soros # Philanthropy,
- The world
and life have been mighty good to me. And I want to put something
Turner # Life,
- One of
the forms of energy is money- money that you can give away,
money with which you can empower others, money that you can
use to make the world a better place, money to set you free.
Wilde # Money,
say it's not ambitious, but it is actually quite ambitious
wanting to help people.
William # Ambition,
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