... a bad attitude, that the love of money is the root of all evil and the rich are evil and greedy and all that stuff. It’s basically socialism and communism.
Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.
The real excitement is playing the game.
Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
I don't need to be asking for money for local museums and other projects just to make me look good back home.
You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you're asking for money!
There aren't many downsides to being rich, other than paying taxes and having relatives asking for money. But being famous, that's a 24 hour job right there.
Yeah, I tell them to change the channel if they see some guy in a brown suit with a telephone number at the bottom of the screen asking for money.
It is really not so repulsive to see the poor asking for money as to see the rich asking for more money. And advertisement is the rich asking for more money.
Asking for money is better over coffee than over a computer.
Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back.
Ever since I've been blessed with success, I've struggled a little with anonymity and even family. I've had people calling asking for money, and I have to ask them first, 'Are you working? Have you been trying to help yourself?' Then I feel like I can help.
Fundraising is also always a call conversion. And this comes to both those who seek funds and those who have funds. Whether we are asking for money or giving money we are drawn together by God, who is about to do a new thing through our collaboration.
The vast majority of my time is traveling and talking about the issues. It isn't really calling and asking for money.
It's very hard to be an artist, on my first album, and I'm like asking for money for a music video for every song - it's so hard to do. You have to pick your battles for sure, but I definitely want - and I've always worked to make it all connect - for all of it to feel cohesive.