Chuck Feeney Quotes

People who have money have an obligation. I wouldn't say I'm entitled to tell them what to do with it but to use it wisely.

 
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  • Born: April 23, 1931
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Founder The Atlantic Philanthropies

Charles Francis "Chuck" Feeney is an Irish-American businessman and philanthropist and the founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies, one of the largest private foundations in the world. He made his fortune as a co-founder of the Duty Free Shoppers Group, which pioneered the concept of duty-free shopping. Feeney gave away his fortune in secret for many years, until a business dispute resulted in his identity being revealed in 1997. Over the course of his life, Feeney has given away more than $8 billion.