Quotes of Bequest

“ A major gift represents a major commitment on the part of the contributor. That commitment shows up in future gifts and bequests that may be more significant than the capital gift. ”

- Harold D. Wilkins

“ The noblest contribution which one can make for the benefit of posterity is a good character, the richest bequest which any can leave is a shining, spotless example. ”

- Robert Charles Winthrop

“ There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings. ”

- Hodding Carter

“ To place your name by gift or bequest in the keeping of an active educational institution is to…make a permanent contribution to the welfare of humanity. ”

- Calvin Coolidge

“ As part of your legacy to the world, I hope you will consider making a bequest or other planned gift to PETA. ”

- Beatrice Arthur
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