Top 225 Charity Quotes

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“I buy so much stuff from charity shops.”

― Aisling Bea

“Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.”

― Albert Camus

“I’m going to stop giving too much money to charity – the charity is going to become my family. I’m only half-kidding.”

― Alec Baldwin

“Actually I do support a charity, DefendersofWildLife.org. They help protect endangered species.”

― Alex Meraz

“I want to make the most out of the word ‘fame.’ I want to do good things with my fame, or whatever it is. I want to help and do charity work.”

― Ali Lohan

“I give a lot to charity when it comes to clothes.”

― Alicia Vikander

“In the real world, I see conservatives volunteering at adoption agencies, at churches, at bake sales and the local American Legion Post while the only charity a progressive sends is a smug sermon on fair share and what fairness is.”

― Allen West

“My argument is that charity does indeed start at home, but it doesn’t stop there.”

― Andrew Mitchell

“In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.”

― Anne Baxter

“I would like it to be a legal requirement for all businesses to be linked to a charity.”

― Arabella Weir

“Charity plays an important role in upholding the values and advancing the work of the United Nations.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“Strangely, charity sometimes gets dismissed, as if it is ineffective, inappropriate or even somehow demeaning to the recipient. ‘This isn’t charity,’ some donors take pains to claim, ‘This is an investment.’ Let us recognize charity for what it is at heart: a noble enterprise aimed at bettering the human condition.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“It is better for me to serve a charity as an actor or a voice, rather than at a luncheon being just a celebrity.”

― Ben Kingsley

“I’m very politically active, but that has nothing to do with my charity.”

― Bernard Marcus

“I admire people like Warren Buffett that are donating so much money to charity.”

― Bethenny Frankel

“In the future society, i.e. the communist society that we want to build, we are not going to establish charity institution, as there shall be no needy or poor, and no alms-giving and alms-taking.”

― Bhagat Singh

“I open events for museums and I do charity work and photography.”

― Bill Wyman

“If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.”

― Bob Hope

“I give lectures for money, but all the money goes to charity. So, I make no money from it.”

― Bob Woodward

“To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity.”

― Bodhidharma

“Actually, I have my own charity that I started that helps supplement families with terminal children.”

― Brad Garrett

“I’ve been doing charity work since I’m 20 years old, and now I want to help kids.”

― Brian Ortega

“I am in a charity out there to stop violence against women.”

― Caprice Bourret

“I think charity begins with your family and you take it from there.”

― Caprice Bourret

“The goal of the program, called Giving With Purpose, is to teach college students – and anyone else who cares to register – how to beneficially contribute to charity. That’s not necessarily easy. There are IRS rules for giving that must be learned, and there is wayward, wasteful philanthropy to be avoided.”

― Carol Loomis

“It’s very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters. The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work.”

― Cat Stevens

“Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.”

― Charles Caleb Colton

“In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our creed, than for those who deny the whole of it.”

― Charles Caleb Colton

“Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.”

― Charles Dickens

“There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs.”

― Charles Dickens

“My girlfriend’s dad runs the Prostate Centre on Wimpole St. in London, and he’s chairman of Prostate U.K., which I think is the second-largest prostate cancer charity in Britain.”

― Christian Cooke

“Twitter is just like posting old-fashioned press releases, and it can be very effective in promoting your business interests and charity work.”

― Cindy Crawford

“Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but, unlike charity, it should end there.”

― Clare Boothe Luce

“The faith must express itself in charity and in solidarity, which is the civil form of charity.”

― Claudio Hummes

“Charity is a supreme virtue, and the great channel through which the mercy of God is passed onto mankind.”

― Conrad Hilton

“Be ever watchful for the opportunity to shelter little children with the umbrella of your charity; be generous to their schools, their hospitals, and their places of worship. For, as they must bear the burdens of our mistakes, so are they in their innocence the repositories of our hopes for the upward progress of humanity.”

― Conrad Hilton

“My charity is called ‘Grand Kids.’ People keep thinking it’s ‘Grandkids.’”

― Curtis Granderson

“My father worked for a children’s home called Dr. Barnardo’s Homes. They’re a charity.”

― David Bowie

“In five cases, the Trump Foundation told the IRS that it had given a gift to a charity whose leaders told ‘The Post’ that they had never received it. In two other cases, companies listed as donors to the Trump Foundation told ‘The Post’ that those listings were incorrect.”

― David Fahrenthold

“IRS rules generally prohibit acts of ‘self-dealing,’ in which a charity’s leaders use the nonprofit group’s money to buy things for themselves.”

― David Fahrenthold

“In 2007, Donald Trump spent $20,000 that belonged to his charity – the Donald J. Trump Foundation – to buy a six-foot-tall portrait of himself during a fundraiser auction at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida.”

― David Fahrenthold

“Trump has a lot of contacts in the world of charity because he rents out ballrooms, hotel ballrooms, the ballroom at Mar-a-Lago to charities. Charities are often the ones that rent out these ballrooms for big events.”

― David Fahrenthold

“In 1996, Trump had crashed a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a charity opening a nursery school for children with AIDS. Trump, who had never donated to the charity, stole a seat onstage that had been saved for a big contributor.”

― David Fahrenthold

“The Trump campaign generally does not respond at all to my requests for information – either requests for broader data on Trump’s charitable giving or narrow requests for information about specific subjects, like the $20,000 portrait of himself that Trump seems to have purchased with money from his charity.”

― David Fahrenthold

“I’m obviously very involved with my own charity and foundation that I work with. Obviously, I’m very passionate about that.”

― David Nail

“We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.”

― Davy Crockett

“There are three things being a celebrity is good for: raising money for charity, dinner reservations and tee times.”

― Dennis Quaid

“I clear my wardrobe of anything I’m not wearing and give the clothes to charity.”

― Domenico Dolce

“I’ve known those guys for decades and done some charity fundraisers with them in L.A. The response was so great from the Boston/Doobies/Felder package.”

― Don Felder

“I’m very much a Christian in ideals and ethics, especially in terms of belief in fairness, a deep set obligation to others, and the virtues of charity, tolerance and generosity that we associate with traditional Christian teaching.”

― E. O. Wilson

“For charity purposes, how do I help? A lot of prospective levers and tools have come into my life.”

― Eduardo Saverin

“I think often times when people choose to be part of a charity; it’s usually because something is very personal.”

― Elizabeth Berkley

“The ransoming of captives has been practiced by Jews for many centuries and has been regarded as a greater obligation than charity for the poor.”

― Elliott Abrams

“True charity is the desire to be useful to others with no thought of recompense.”

― Emanuel Swedenborg

“Having leveled my palace, don’t erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.”

― Emily Bronte

“I’ve a problem with the word charity because I think that NGOs, as I prefer calling them, really do take the work of moral and social responsibilities that ought to be taken on by governments.”

― Emma Thompson

“I play a lot of charity golf mainly. I’m a bandit 18 if I play two or three times a week.”

― Eric Bristow

“I definitely only want to do charity work that I’m hands-on involved in. I don’t want to get a dress on and go to a stupid event.”

― Erin Heatherton

“Charity should always be a constant.”

― Eva LaRue

“The most helpful piece of advice that I could give to anybody is to select a charity, or create a charity, that you really feel passionate about and if you do, don’t give up.”

― Evelyn Lauder

“Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.”

― Evita Peron

“With my charity Big Dreams For Kids, I believe the more you give, the more you receive.”

― Flo Rida

“Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.”

― Francis of Assisi

“Holy charity confounds all diabolical and fleshly temptations and all fleshly fears.”

― Francis of Assisi

“Flatter not thyself in thy faith in God if thou hast not charity for thy neighbor.”

― Francis Quarles

“There is no truer cause of unhappiness amongst men than, where naturally expecting charity and benevolence, they receive harm and vexation.”

― Francois Rabelais

“Great indebtedness does not make men grateful, but vengeful; and if a little charity is not forgotten, it turns into a gnawing worm.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

“When I retired in 1994, I was never tempted to drop down the divisions to carry on playing. In fact, I never kicked a ball again, not even in a charity match.”

― Gary Lineker

“There are a lot worse things you can do with all your bucks than giving them to even a mediocre mutual fund – such as, for example, giving them to a mediocre hedge fund. If supporting the lifestyle of a mediocre fund manager is your favorite charity, who am I to stop you?”

― Gary Weiss

“Kiss is not a charity. Never, ever mix commerce and charity.”

― Gene Simmons

“Even though it’s become a really cliched thing to see musicians working for charity, it’s still effective and it still has to be done.”

― George Michael

“I try to pay it forward. I do a lot of philanthropic and charity work. Some of my greatest awards, greatest rewards, have not been for comic work but for charity work.”

― George Perez

“Charity degrades those who receive it and hardens those who dispense it.”

― George Sand

“I would like to do all kinds of things: photography and art and designing; I want to help do charity things for animals and things like that.”

― Georgia May Jagger

“I’ve given away tens of millions of dollars over the years – probably to almost every charity in Australia.”

― Gerry Harvey

“When I was 16, I’d been cast in ‘Fast Food Nation.’ And while I was playing in a charity baseball game, I ended up breaking my arm about a week before filming was starting.”

― Glen Powell

“I rode in a nine-day charity ride recently, averaged 43km a day and still finished in the lead group. I’m 38, not quite finished yet.”

― Greg LeMond

“The welfare state creates its own victim/client constituency. By making individuals free and independent, we reduce the need for ‘charity’ to those truly needy citizens what we can certainly afford to help through real charity.”

― Grover Norquist

“Taxation is not charity. It is not voluntary. As we shrink the state and make government smaller, we will find that more and more people are able to take care of themselves.”

― Grover Norquist

“In the United States, the wealthy have a tradition of charity. But in Germany, the rich say, ‘We pay taxes. It’s enough.’”

― Gunter Blobel

“By making a company successful, you can provide more employment, and, if you treat your staff well, then your business itself becomes a charity.”

― Guo Guangchang

“I have three wood-fired ovens… I have one at my house, one at my ranch, one on the trailer that I use for charity events.”

― Guy Fieri

“The Latin root of ‘precariousness’ is ‘to obtain by prayer.’ The precariat must ask for favours, for charity, to show obsequiousness, to plead with figures of authority. It is degrading and stigmatizing.”

― Guy Standing

“I am a charity campaigner.”

― Heather Mills

“Around 80 per cent of my money goes to charity.”

― Heather Mills

“I never used the press for anything except my charity.”

― Heather Mills

“Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.”

― Henry Ford

“The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.”

― Homer

“Our charity begins at home, And mostly ends where it begins.”

― Horace Smith

“Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.”

― Hosea Ballou

“Anything I can do to raise awareness and money for charity, I like to do.”

― Ian Ziering

“A bone to the dog is not charity. Charity is the bone shared with the dog, when you are just as hungry as the dog.”

― Jack London

“I have seen that traditional approaches to charity and aid don’t solve problems of poverty. In fact, too often they create dependence.”

― Jacqueline Novogratz

“During summer or charity games I’ll wear my bright orange or green or turquoise ones and guys are always like, ‘Why are your shoes so bright?’”

― James Harden

“It’s appalling how much money raised at some charity events gets wasted on paying personnel and admin staff.”

― Jasmine Guinness

“I am currently doing about 30 charity auctions a year.”

― Jeffrey Archer

“Any charity that aids or supports trying to find a cure for cancer is very close to my heart. My mom had cancer multiple times, so it’s something that I can relate to.”

― Jennette McCurdy

“The Constitution guarantees us our rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That’s all. It doesn’t guarantee our rights to charity.”

― Jesse Ventura

“I always like a charity with people who don’t speak English because I get them to do all kinds of things around my house.”

― Joan Rivers

“I’m not famous, which generally is an absolute plus point, but if you’re on TV, or someone knows who you are, it can be quite helpful to a certain charity or certain cause.”

― Jodie Whittaker

“One of these days, when I get tired of it all, I’ll keep six guitars and the amps I’m using, and I’ll have a big old auction for charity.”

― Joe Bonamassa

“My mom has this great skiing event in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, every year for a local charity.”

― Joely Fisher

“I make no apology for wanting to make a profit – the more I make, the bigger percentage will go to charity. So most of the work I do now is motivated by that.”

― John Caudwell

“I’d much rather leave £2bn to charity, or £3bn or £4bn, than £1bn. That is my motivation to carry on working as hard as I do.”

― John Caudwell

“Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.”

― John D. Rockefeller

“During ‘Jersey Boys,’ I discovered one of the most rewarding ways to use your goodwill is to motivate fans and friends into lending support to charity.”

― John Lloyd Young

“It’s almost charity work, what people have done, turning other people on to my music.”

― John Mayer

“I do shamefully little for charity, and I always talk about it when I do.”

― John Niven

“Most agree, whatever their party political position, that the West can and should open its agricultural markets more fully to the products of the poorer countries of the globe. They are agricultural societies that need our markets more than our charity.”

― John Redwood

“As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.”

― John Stuart Mill

“Where we’re living we have a certain amount of our profit every year it’s like a percentage 5 or 7% or something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things.”

― Jon Fishman

“I beg people not to accept the seasonal ritual of well-timed charity on Christmas Eve. It’s blasphemy.”

― Jonathan Kozol

“A survey carried out across the U.S. between 2004 and 2006 showed that frequent church- or synagogue-goers are more likely to give money to charity.”

― Jonathan Sacks

“If I survive, I will spend my whole life at the oven door seeing that no one is denied bread and, so as to give a lesson of charity, especially those who did not bring flour.”

― Jose Marti

“Charity can be the outward expression of faith and hope.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Charity must become a fundamental state of mind and heart that guides us in all we do.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“I like being able to donate my comedy to charity. I’m not a billionaire, and I can’t write checks.”

― Judy Gold

“I don’t think anyone who genuinely embraced sincerity, charity and modesty could be intolerant or divisive.”

― Julian Baggini

“I’ve always been into volunteer work and charity work.”

― Karrueche Tran

“Apart from the emergency aid we provide to alleviate the sufferings of victims of natural disasters, calamities and crises, we worked for transforming U.A.E.’s charity activities into an institutional activity with an aim of making them more effective and sustainable.”

― Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

“I’m on the advisory board of Alex’s Lemonade Stand, which is a children’s cancer charity. I’m so proud to be on that and help them.”

― Kirsten Vangsness

“Welfare distorts behavior, makes one less personally responsible and reduces the role of private charity. This principle applies to corporate welfare.”

― Larry Elder

“Suggest your children try tithing – giving 10 percent of their allowance to a charity every month.”

― Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen

“I used to get taxed on my allowance. Yeah, I’ve been taxed since I was a little kid. And at the end of the year I had to pick a charity to donate my taxes to.”

― Lauren Conrad

“When ‘Joy Luck Club’ came out, I kind of became a role model for the Asian acting community. I started to talk at colleges and emcee charity things. I’m much more connected to my sense of being Asian now.”

― Lauren Tom

“Cheerfulness is a very great help in fostering the virtue of charity. Cheerfulness itself is a virtue.”

― Lawrence G. Lovasik

“Social business lies in the spectrum of possibility between the traditional, profit-maximizing business, which directs little to no profit to doing good, and the traditional charity, which relies mostly on donations to sustain itself.”

― Leila Janah

“Traditional charity is still fairly focused on how it makes donors feel as opposed to outcomes for people that need help.”

― Leila Janah

“Like charity, I believe glamour should begin at home.”

― Loretta Young

“I feel very honored to have been asked to sign for Rovers, and being able to help both the club and the amazing charity Bluebell Wood is what it’s all about.”

― Louis Tomlinson

“Charity fundraising galas have always been a wonderful way to support a myriad of causes.”

― Louise Linton

“As Jews, we are commanded to give tzedakah – an act of justice, not charity – because it is the righteous thing to do.”

― Lynn Schusterman

“I love to perform at benefits and charity fundraisers.”

― Madi Diaz

“Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.”

― Maimonides

“To me, charity often is just about giving, because you’re supposed to, or because it’s what you’ve always done – or it’s about giving until it hurts.”

― Majora Carter

“My favorite charity is the Women’s Refugee Commission and the Nomi network.”

― Mamie Gummer

“Recruiting is the hardest part of any business, but in charity, it is 10 times harder.”

― Manoj Bhargava

“My choice was to ruin my son’s life by giving him money or giving 90-plus percent to charity. Not much of a choice.”

― Manoj Bhargava

“If you don’t improve the lives of the poor, it’s not charity.”

― Manoj Bhargava

“The designer of my Emmy gown is donating my gown to the charity for an auction.”

― Maria Menounos

“A number of girls of my acquaintance went to school to the nuns of the Congregational Nunnery, or Sisters of Charity, as they are sometimes called.”

― Maria Monk

“French people should be prioritised; clandestine immigrants get 100 per cent refund on healthcare while two-thirds of French people can’t afford medical help. Charity begins at home.”

― Marion Marechal-Le Pen

“Canadians will usually give charity to those in need overseas but will ignore the people in their own backyards. It’s infuriating.”

― Mark Brand

“I’ve been doing a lot of stuff that has to do with charity and giving. I’m trying to give and not take as much.”

― Mark Indelicato

“We actually, as a band, have always been really adamant since the beginning about trying to be involved in charity any way we can.”

― Mark Pontius

“After Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society, the belief in decent housing as a political right or social obligation was supplanted in the U.S. by the notion that suitable shelter should be an act of charity.”

― Martin Filler

“It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.”

― Mary Wollstonecraft

“Charity is important; so is being fair and honest and honorable in your business – but you cannot mix the two.”

― Michael Hintze

“A good friend of mine works at Oxfam and has been closely involved in the charity’s aid efforts in Syria.”

― Michelle Dockery

“Charity in the theater begins and ends with those who have a play opening within a week of one’s own.”

― Moss Hart

“We are not coaching on a daily basis because we often travel with our charity and commercial interests.”

― Nadia Comaneci

“If I get involved in a charity, I really want to be a part of it. I don’t want to just put my name on your pamphlet.”

― Nancy Lopez

“I started this charity, Fashion for Relief, in 2005, after Hurricane Katrina happened. New Orleans was actually the first place I visited in the United States. It was one of my first big jobs, a shoot for British ‘Elle.’ It was April 14, 1986.”

― Naomi Campbell

“Every time I sign a contract, I donate something to charity and buy a piece of jewelry. Whether the movie gets made or not, it’s a celebration.”

― Nia Vardalos

“My wife runs the charity Reprieve, and so rendition, droning, and capital punishment are very much the topics of our dinner table because of that.”

― Nick Harkaway

“I’m good at clearing things out. If I haven’t worn something for a while, I’ll give it away to charity.”

― Nicola Adams

“My little brother is autistic, so I would love to be involved in a charity for autism, but I haven’t found the right one yet.”

― Nikki Reed

“I’m always keen to have more training as a charity patron.”

― Olivia Colman

“Charity creates a multitude of sins.”

― Oscar Wilde

“Every time I kick a goal, I do the Joining Jack sign, which is two Js linked together for Jack’s charity and for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.”

― Owen Farrell

“I’ve always wanted to do charity stuff. I’m such a nurturer and love taking care of people.”

― Paige Butcher

“I did charity events with the Cup all the time.”

― Patrick Kane

“My grandmother always said, ‘when you receive a paycheck, you always have to put a certain amount to your savings, and 10 percent right away to charity.’”

― Patrick Schwarzenegger

“The system of volunteerism is divisive. It pits one charity against the others for the charity dollar.”

― Phil Donahue

“I only ever met Ronaldinho once, at a charity event in Rio. Once every year, he stages a game and invites different players and personalities to play and raise money for his charity.”

― Philippe Coutinho

“Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.”

― Phillips Brooks

“I teach kids to read on a Saturday for this charity called Real Action. It’s a voluntary school because lots of the kids around my area of London are from immigrant families and need extra help with reading.”

― Rachael Stirling

“I think that charity is a tricky thing, because a lot of times, people equate charity with handouts. I don’t believe in handouts.”

― Rainn Wilson

“The founder of the Mona Foundation actually knew my dad for years, and the more I learned about it, the more I realized I really found the perfect charity. It sponsors schools and educational initiatives all over the planet.”

― Rainn Wilson

“You don’t do charity work for publicity. Well, I know I don’t. Everybody’s different.”

― Rajon Rondo

“A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity.”

― Ralph Nader

“Unity in things Necessary, Liberty in things Unnecessary, and Charity in all.”

― Richard Baxter

“A charity donkey is where you sponsor a donkey in a sanctuary and give them three pounds a month to have some donkey nuts or something.”

― Richard C. Armitage

“There is precious little that’s charitable about the world of charity.”

― Richard Cohen

“The Muslim Prophet Mohammed was a big believer in charity and firmly established helping those in need as a basis of the religion.”

― Richard Engel

“In the grave should be buried the prejudices and passions born of conflict. Charity should hold the scales in which are weighed the deeds of men.”

― Robert Green Ingersoll

“I’m not a big golfer, but I love to go get a bucket of balls and just smack the balls around. That’s my type of game. When I do play, it’s mostly in charity tournaments.”

― Robert Horry

“You can’t take care of charity unless you take care of yourself first.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“I do my bit for charity.”

― Rod Stewart

“John McCain has taken tens of millions of dollars from special interests and lobbyists in his senate and presidential campaigns. Now, we have to wonder if he will be able to remain objective on national security matters, as millions pour into his ‘charity’ from oppressive foreign governments.”

― Roger Stone

“Jessica Simpson is the youth ambassador for Operation Smile, and an episode of The Apprentice featured a team managing a charity concert she put on. Donald Trump came on stage and pledged a donation.”

― Roma Downey

“We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now, and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers, brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift.”

― Rose Schneiderman

“It’s the main reason why I continue to push myself and my career to do more and more as the amount that you’re able to raise for charity and to give to charity by my celebrity.”

― Rosie O’Donnell

“Charity is willingly given from the heart.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“Everybody in life is pursuing money: left, right, charity, nonprofits, everybody’s pursuing money. Everybody wants a raise. Everybody wants to improve their standard of living. Everybody wants to be rich, and especially those that go to Washington.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.”

― Saint Augustine

“Charity never lacks what is her own, all that she needs for her own security. Not alone does she have it, she abounds with it. She wants this abundance for herself that she may share it with all; and she reserves enough for herself so that she disappoints nobody. For charity is perfect only when full.”

― Saint Bernard

“Often what we do is open our house for various charity events. I don’t seat according to protocol. I don’t invite people because of who they are in the administration or their positions of power. The few who do come, are there because I like them.”

― Sally Quinn

“The big thing that Moneypenny changed was the amount of charity work that I was able to be involved with.”

― Samantha Bond

“Any time I’m donating to charity, I feel it’s very daunting.”

― Sami Zayn

“I have a friend who lives in the South Side of Chicago. I helped out at a church charity there where they try to give a bit of cohesion to a desperate area. Everyone was very welcoming.”

― Sara Paretsky

“The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and women who gave their lives to justice and charity.”

― Sargent Shriver

“There’s a huge AIDS epidemic in Africa, and one of Bad Boy’s plans this year is to give more awareness to that. We’re gonna be doing a big charity concert helping to save some of the brothers and sisters in Africa.”

― Sean Combs

“I have a festival called Shaggy and Friends, which is a charity event to raise funds for a hospital.”

― Shaggy

“I am very driven. I work really hard, whether it’s acting or my charity or even poker. When I focus on something I give it my all.”

― Shannon Elizabeth

“Charity. To love human beings in so far as they are nothing. That is to love them as God does.”

― Simone Weil

“I’m not one of those girls who can think, ‘Right, I’ll put a scarf with that and a little brooch there and maybe a vintage jacket.’ I’m so impressed with girls who look terrific in a little thing they picked up at the local charity shop. I just look scruffy when I try to do vintage.”

― Sophie Winkleman

“There’s lots of charity stuff that I can do. There are actually a million things to do here, but it would be very hard for me to stop going overseas, because I’ve been doing that for longer than I’ve been playing in the WNBA.”

― Sue Wicks

“I distributed my wealth among my children and set aside a portion for endowment to run charity projects.”

― Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi

“It was a huge shock when my mum was diagnosed. She was 49 when she found a lump in one of her breasts and sensed something was wrong. At the time, we did a breast cancer campaign together. I still do a lot of charity runs.”

― Suranne Jones

“I do a lot of stuff. I mean, you know, charity work.”

― Sylvia Browne

“I want to create my own charity, getting inner-city kids to read more. And I want to produce my own films.”

― Tamera Mowry

“I don’t think there’s a public in the world who respond like the British to a call for charity.”

― Terry Wogan

“The character of a people may be ruined by charity.”

― Theodor Herzl

“A man who always speaks the truth wholeheartedly is greater than those who do penance and deeds of charity.”

― Thiruvalluvar

“Charity begins at home, but should not end there.”

― Thomas Fuller

“As a general rule, the only way people pay $7,500 a table for club fights is when a significant portion of the proceeds is earmarked for charity.”

― Thomas Hauser

“People who identify themselves as conservatives donate money to charity more often than people who identify themselves as liberals. They donate more money and a higher percentage of their incomes.”

― Thomas Sowell

“We want to build a flagship refugee home. And I’m going to establish a charity for traumatized children.”

― Til Schweiger

“Anyone who has been as successful as I have should want to share those resources. Why not give some of it to charity?”

― Tom Golisano

“Steve Jobs is considered an amazing genius and made billions of dollars. Sure, we overlook that he didn’t pay his share of taxes and didn’t believe in charity. But other than these occasional rumblings of dissent, he is pretty much held in high esteem.”

― Tom Green

“I invest in black-led startups not because of a sense of charity. I make those investments because of the basic principle of supply and demand and the reality that black entrepreneurs typically lack the network to have their deals become bid up and overvalued.”

― Troy Carter

“There will always be some who, for whatever reason, find themselves dependent on the charity of others. But when half the population is along for the ride, the system becomes dangerously out of balance. Things fall apart.”

― Tucker Carlson

“Profit at any cost is one extreme of the spectrum. On the other extreme is unselfish submission for the social good or, more accurately, charity. Somewhere in the middle is peaceful, and much required, coexistence.”

― Tulsi Tanti

“When I got signed, I wanted to be involved in a charity, but it was hard because I didn’t know which problems to start with.”

― Tyler Hilton

“I will say that when I retire, I will probably do something to help others. I don’t know know what it will be… probably I’ll get involved in some charity.”

― Vanna White

“What is superfluous to your poor estate, distribute. This is distributive charity: a virtue so sacred that crimes against it are the forerunner of inevitable doom.”

― Vincent McNabb

“Behold I do not give lectures or a little charity, When I give I give myself.”

― Walt Whitman

“I give a tenth of my salary to charity every month, so in terms of giving back, I do my best.”

― Wilfried Zaha

“Let anti-slavery charity boxes stand uppermost among those for missionary, tract and educational purposes. On this subject, Christians have been asleep; let them shake off their slumbers and arm for the holy contest.”

― William Lloyd Garrison

“If trustees feel it is in their charity’s interest to pay high salaries to attract talented people, then they should have the courage of their conviction and explain their decisions publicly.”

― William Shawcross

“I want to be part of a different kind of celebrity, one that thinks not just about charity but policy.”

― Wyclef Jean

“We have a tax code that allows groups to use their political operations within the tax code, under the guise of a charity, to use undisclosed millions of dollars to do political campaigns.”

― Xavier Becerra

“Almost every Monday I have a charity thing. I like that. I do.”

― Yogi Berra

“URGE is a grassroots charity. We organized to get some incubators to give to the hospital for the kids. We donate money to orphanages.”

― Ziggy Marley
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