Welfare Quotes

We were sent to this country by the President, who desires to promote the welfare of Japan, and are quite different from the ambassadors of other countries

Townsend Harris

The people of one country can not be indifferent to the welfare of the people in another county.

Thomas Jordan Jarvis

The majority of Aboriginals do not want handouts because they realise that welfare is killing them.

Pauline Hanson

The great mistake these people make is that they go to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians before securing their physical.

George Crook

The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.

Thomas B. Macaulay

The Constitution is not a panacea for every blot upon the public welfare. Nor should this Court, ordained as a judicial body, be thought of as a general haven for reform movements.

John Marshall Harlan

The balance of private good and general welfare is at the bottom of civilized morals; but the morals of the Heroic Age are founded on individuality, and on nothing else.

Lascelles Abercrombie

South Vietnam had to be built from scratch and, from the very beginning, depended far too much on the Western superpowers. As in the case of a person on public welfare, this dependency, which became greater with each day, was quite difficult to shake.

Nguyen Cao Ky

Originally, I came from Texas, and we lived on - I guess you'd call it welfare, what we called relief

Carol Burnett

Our teachers are responsible for our children's welfare for the six or eight hours they are at school and we need to know without question that their safety will be paramount on the minds of teachers, faculty and volunteers.

Mike Fitzpatrick

Originally, I came from Texas, and we lived on - I guess you'd call it welfare, what we called relief.

Carol Burnett

Most women are one man away from welfare.

Gloria Steinem

Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion.

John Comenius

It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.

Edmund Burke

If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists - to protect them and to promote their common welfare - all else is lost.

Barack Obama

I don't believe in welfare

Charles Evers

I am disposed to be thus particular from the interest you take in our welfare and from the entire confidence I have in your knowing, that you will be sympathetic with us in our misfortunes.

John Hawley

For many of those who had historically supported welfare programs in the broadest sense, it was perfectly reasonable to enact legislation in which poor people were the objects of efforts to assist them.

Barney Frank

Crime, family dissolution, welfare, and low levels of social organization are fundamentally a consequence of the disappearance of work.

William J. Wilson

Civil liberty is the status of the man who is guaranteed by law and civil institutions the exclusive employment of all his own powers for his own welfare.

William Graham Sumner

But the general welfare must restrict and regulate the exertions of the individuals, as the individuals must derive a supply of their strength from social power.

Friedrich List

And some of what we're doing in Government even now, some of the welfare reform programs that are helping lone mothers come into work are based on things that were very new under the Labour Government in the eighties

Patricia Hewitt

A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare.

Bainbridge Colby

If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare, and are the sole and supreme judges of the general welfare, they may take the care of religion into their own hands; they may appoint teachers in every State, county and parish and pay them out of their public treasury; they may take into their own hands the education of children, establishing in like manner schools throughout the Union; they may assume the provision of the poor; they may undertake the regulation of all roads other than post-roads; in short, every thing, from the highest object of state legislation down to the most minute object of police, would be thrown under the power of Congress... Were the power of Congress to be established in the latitude contended for, it would subvert the very foundations, and transmute the very nature of the limited Government established by the people of America

James Madison
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