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Definition of Philanthropy

Philanthropy

  1. Love to mankind; benevolence toward the whole human family; universal good will; desire and readiness to do good to all men; -- opposed to misanthropy.

Philanthropy Quotations

It's important to think good, speak good, and do good. If we want to see positive change in the world, then we need to connect to goodness. I try in everything I do, both in business and philanthropy, to make a positive change and do that by doing good.
Shari Arison

Effective philanthropy requires a lot of time and creativity - the same kind of focus and skills that building a business requires.
Bill Gates

Philanthropy is the thing that I am really excited about, and having success means I can do more.
will.i.am

In business, the market gives you feedback in real time. Your sales figures tell you what's working, what isn't, and how you need to change. If you don't listen to the feedback, you go belly up. In philanthropy, there is no market.
Jeff Raikes

Money can add very much to one's ability to lead a constructive life, not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully, beneficial to others. My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale. The Christian ethic played an essential part in my upbringing.
David Rockefeller
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Philanthropy Translations

philanthropy in French is philanthropie
philanthropy in German is Menschenliebe
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