Chuck Feeney quotes

  • There is nothing wrong with a big bet, if a big bet is a good bet.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #Bigs

  • I had one idea that never changed in my mind—that you should use your wealth to help people.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #Ideas #People #Mind

  • On why he has donated $600 million to selected charities. I simply decided I had enough money.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #Money #Charity #Had Enough

  • There has to be a balance in life. A balance of business, family, and the opportunity to learn and teach.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #Inspiration #Opportunity #Balance

  • I believe strongly in 'giving while living.' I see little reason to delay giving when so much good can be achieved through supporting worthwhile causes today.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #Believe #Giving #Delay

  • I’m happy when what I’m doing is helping people and unhappy when what I’m doing isn’t helping people.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #People #Unhappy #Helping

  • I cannot think of a more personally rewarding and appropriate use of wealth than to give while one is living - to personally devote oneself to meaningful efforts to improve the human condition. More importantly, today's needs are so great and varied that intelligent philanthropic support and positive interventions can have greater value and impact today than if they are delayed when the needs are greater.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #Meaningful #Intelligent #Thinking

  • I’m happy when what I’m doing is helping people and unhappy when what I’m doing isn’t helping people.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #People #Unhappy #Helping

  • I set out to work hard, not to get rich.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #Hard Work #Rich #Get Rich

  • When you've got the money, you spend it. When you've spent it all, let someone else get going and spend theirs.
    -- Chuck Feeney

    #Philanthropy