Quotes of Solicitation

“ The woman who appeals to a man's vanity may stimulate him, the woman who appeals to his heart may attract him, but it is the woman who appeals to his imagination who gets him. ”

- Helen Rowland

“ PLeas'd look forward, pleas'd to look behind, And count each birthday with a grateful mind. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Fundraising requires both optimism and realism. Without the first, few if any gift solicitation efforts would be made. Without the second, few if any would succeed. ”

- Howard L. Jones

“ The flaw in the statute is that in all its applications, it operates on a fundamentally mistaken premise that high solicitation costs are an accurate measure of fraud. ”

- Harry A. Blackmun

“ For character too is a process and an unfolding… among our valued friends is there not someone or other who is a little too self confident and disdainful; whose distinguished mind is a little spotted with commonness; who is a little pinched here and protuberant there with native prejudices; or whose better energies are liable to lapse down the wrong channel under the influence of transient solicitations? ”

- George Eliot
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