"So you’re a philanthropist." Jace’s lip curled. "I suppose you expect me to believe that Downworlders don’t pay you handsomely for the privilege of your Sanctuary?"
Cassandra Clare -- City of Bones
From a little distance he had the bland aspect of a philanthropist.
Agatha Christie -- Murder On The Orient Express
When did you get so philanthropic, Kyle?
Alex Flinn -- Beastly
he cried, "so I’ve found you again at last, Mister philanthropist!"
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
the strength of philanthropic dollars
Ralph Ellison -- Invisible Man
...a man famous in Hiroshima for his showy philanthropies...
John Hersey -- Hiroshima
trying to secure money for philanthropic purposes
Booker T. Washington -- Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
...he yet did not appear to enjoy that mental serenity, that inward content, which should be the reward of every sincere Christian and practical philanthropist.
Charlotte Bronte -- Jane Eyre
I don’t quite like women who are interested in philanthropic work.
Oscar Wilde -- The Importance of Being Earnest
in his version he had gone philanthropically to the rescue of a drunken friend.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Tender is the Night
It might have been connected with the philanthropic desire of giving the criminals something to do.
Joseph Conrad -- Heart of Darkness
And some people said that Madame Stahl had made her social position as a philanthropic, highly religious woman;
Leo Tolstoy -- Anna Karenina
And old Mrs. Butterworth the philanthropist?
E.M. Forster -- A Room With A View
Philanthropic people lose all sense of humanity.
Oscar Wilde -- The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Nawab Bahadur was a big proprietor and a philanthropist, a man of benevolence and decision.
E.M. Forster -- A Passage to India
He who gives himself entirely to his fellow men appears to them useless and selfish; but he who gives himself partially to them is pronounced a benefactor and philanthropist.
Henry David Thoreau -- Resistance to Civil Government
The melancholy possibility of having to "kill time" (especially for those who did not care for whist or solitaire) was a vision that haunted her as the specter of the unemployed haunts the philanthropist.
Edith Wharton -- The Age of Innocence
I believe he is a sort of philanthropist,
George Eliot -- Middlemarch
The advertisements were truly philanthropic.
Sinclair Lewis -- Babbitt
Indeed, I believe that history will record Mr. Lincoln’s attitudes a result of political pressures rather than philanthropic intention.
Stephen King -- Rose Red
She also stumbled, with a large balance of success against her failures, through various philanthropic recommendations...
Charles Dickens -- Little Dorrit
In regard to philanthropy, the greatest virtue of crowned heads, Napoleon also did all in his power.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Mr. Wren, apparently your family’s philanthropy does not buy you the time it used to
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
...you may realise that philanthropy is not my strongest quality.
Daphne du Maurier -- Rebecca
I could pretend I belonged to the Howard Avenue Civic League or some other fictitious philanthropy.
Paul Zindel -- The Pigman
They will have to go north; and tell me now, is there enough Christian philanthropy, among your northern states, to bear with the process of their education and elevation?
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
he related the dismal and affecting history of a young lad whom, in his philanthropy, he had succoured under parallel circumstances, but who, proving unworthy of his confidence
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
There’s no spring-board to philanthropy like a bad conscience.
John Steinbeck -- East of Eden
Philanthropy is almost the only virtue which is sufficiently appreciated by mankind.
Henry David Thoreau -- Walden
Would anyone venture that Mr. McMurphy was a saint? ... Shall we examine a cross-section of this man’s philanthropy?
Ken Kesey -- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Thus on Tuesday our little town of Yonville found itself the scene of a surgical operation which is at the same time an act of loftiest philanthropy.
Gustave Flaubert -- Madame Bovary
He responded in tones of philanthropy.
Stephen Crane -- Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
He became active in philanthropy too, founded and helped to maintain many institutions in the town,
Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- The Brothers Karamazov
And philanthropy seems to me to have become simply the refuge of people who wish to annoy their fellow-creatures.
Oscar Wilde -- An Ideal Husband
That in this gratification alone, as in friendship, in parental and filial affection, as indeed in general philanthropy, there is a great and exquisite delight.
Henry Fielding -- Tom Jones
The music center project had been foundering despite a $50 million donation from the wife of Walt Disney, but local philanthropist Eli Broad stepped in after her death and willed the Gehry-designed hall into existence, with a grand opening in 2003.
Steve Lopez -- The Soloist
but you’ve a perverted notion of philanthropy.
E.M. Forster -- Howards End
a philanthropist who was generous only because it larded his vanity.
Sinclair Lewis -- Arrowsmith
The Index of Global Philanthropy calculates that U.S. religious organizations give $5.4 billion annually to developing countries, more than twice as much as is given by U.S. foundations.
Nicholas D. Kristof -- Half the Sky
All agreed that he had been treated with unusual harshness, even by a personnel department not famed for its philanthropy.
John Le Carre -- The Spy Who Came In From The Cold