” I’ve given some money to the scholarships in the District of Columbia, to the best students in D.C… many of the students have written me letters telling me they could not have afforded to go to college without the scholarship and money I’ve given them. “


” Anybody who gives away money is mostly looking at things where they think they can make a difference. I’m trying to help people who helped me, educational institutions that helped me with scholarships, or organizations that were very useful to me in growing up. “


” I give away about 50 percent of my income, so my, you know, desire to give back to the country is pretty strong and I intend to give away a lot more. I’ve signed the giving pledge with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, and I intend to give away the bulk of my money. “


” All I’m doing is I’m filling out my tax returns – or my accountants are, and I’m paying whatever I’m supposed to pay, though I’m giving away a large amount of the money and that probably lowers my tax rate because I’m giving away so much money. But change the law, but don’t blame me for the law. I’m not writing the law. I didn’t write the law. “


” What do most people say on their deathbed? They don’t say, ‘I wish I’d made more money.’ What they say is, ‘I wish I’d spent more time with my family and done more for society or my community. “


” I don’t really try to get involved politically by giving money to politicians or by saying I’m a Democrat or Republican. Right now, I just view myself as an American. “


” Moneymaking was never anything to me. I was happy never making money, I just was happy doing things I liked. But I fell into the money thing. I now don’t feel guilty about it, but I am determined to give away the bulk of it and enjoy doing it. “


” You can only do three things with your money. You can spend it. You can invest it. Or you can give it away. And if you invest it, you’re really just getting more money to give away or buy something. How many things can you buy? So I don’t really think there’s a lot of choices. “



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