Posts Tagged ‘charity’

Anna Jarvis: Making Sales

Posted by admin on Sunday, May 14, 2017

Anna Jarvis Money Quote saying as the promoter and protector of the day in the 1920’s that no organization should exploit Mother’s Day for profit. Anna Jarvis said:

Any charity, institution, hospital, organization, or business using Mother’s Day names, work, emblem, or celebration for getting money, making sales or on printed forms should be held as imposters by proper authorities
— Anna Jarvis

Sean Spicer: Trump Salary Philanthropy

Posted by admin on Sunday, March 19, 2017

Sean Spicer Money Quote saying Donald Trump has promised he will donate his salary $400,000 a year to charity and during Whitehouse press briefing said he’d love help from journalists help decide on charity. Sean Spicer said:

[President Trump] wants to donate [his salary] to charity and he would love your help to determine where it should go
— Sean Spicer

Nathan Vardi: Contribute Economic Activity

Posted by admin on Sunday, February 19, 2017

Nathan Vardi Money Quote saying 30 wealthy hedge fund managers make up 8 percent of the Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans – those riches don’t contribute to the economy. Nathan Vardi said:

They do a lot of wonderful things and give a lot of money to charity. But 8 percent of the 400 wealthiest people in America is a big number for a group that arguably doesn’t contribute any economic activity
— Nathan Vardi

Bill Gates: Giving Tuesday Charity Donation

Posted by admin on Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Bill Gates Money Quote saying we now have a dedicated day once a year for specific economic activities, shopping in person on Black Friday, shopping online on Monday, and charity on Tuesday. Bill Gates said:

You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There’s another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity
— Bill Gates

Nelson Mandela: No Freedom While Poverty Persists

Posted by admin on Thursday, April 16, 2015

Nelson Mandela Money Quotation saying we perceive relief of poverty as an act rather than a final destination – of freedom. Nelson Mandela said:

Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. While poverty persists, there is no true freedom
— Nelson Mandela

Carlos Slim on Employment as Charity

Posted by admin on Monday, June 24, 2013

Carlos Slim Money Quotation saying he isn’t going to contribute by giving as much of his wealth as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have committed to giving to charity (half their fortunes). Carlos Slim said:

The only way to fight poverty is with employment. Trillions of dollars have been given to charity in the last 50 years, and they don’t solve anything.

— Carlos Slim

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Steven Zelig: Tax Deductible Charity

Posted by admin on Monday, January 24, 2011

Funny Money Quotes: The Singing Accountant Steven Zelin treats us to altered lyrics of the Irving Gordon tune ‘Unforgettable’ – released by Nat King Cole in 1951 in his sendup, Steven Zelin sings:

“Tax deductible, That’s what you are: Tax deductible. Just like my car, like a gift to local charity, you give my 1040 clarity”
— Steven Zelin

Phillips Brooks: Christmas Joy & Charity

Posted by admin on Sunday, December 19, 2010

Phillips Brooks Money Quotation saying what he believes to be important at Christmas is enjoying the opportunity to connect emotionally through giving with expectation of returns. Phillips Brooks said:

Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both

— Phillips Brooks

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