Philanthropy is almost the only virtue which is sufficiently appreciated by mankind.
Charity looks at the need and not at the cause.
In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
Charity begins at home but should not end there.
The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.
Philanthropies and charities have a certain air of quackery.
Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money.
The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.
Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.
The best philanthropy is constantly in search of the finalities—a search for a cause, an attempt to cure evils at their source.
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.
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