Voltaire: Charity No Longer Belongs

Posted by admin on Friday, December 14, 2018

Voltaire Money Quote saying that once a man dies, he no longer owns anything to be able to give it to any charity. Voltaire said:

The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him Quote
 

 

“The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him” — Voltaire

 

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Voltaire said this because once someone has died, they no longer own or control their possessions and money. Anything left in a will is being given away after death, when the person can no longer benefit from or use the money and items themselves.

Voltaire was pointing out that charitable donations made in a will are not really a personal sacrifice, since the person is deceased and no longer has any ownership or need of the money or items. It is essentially giving away something that you no longer have any use for or claim to after death.

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