Welfare Quotes

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

William J. Wilson

Child welfare ought really to cover all sorts of topics, such as better water and sanitation and good roads, and clean streets and public parks and playgrounds.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.

Zora Neale Hurston

Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.

Al Capp

And for man to look upon himself as a capital good, even if it did not impair his freedom, may seem to debase him... by†investing†in themselves, people can enlarge the range of choice available to them. It is one way free men can enhance their welfare.

Theodore William Schultz

An individual, in promoting his own interest, may injure the public interest; a nation, in promoting the general welfare, may check the interest of a part of its members.

Friedrich List

All civil rulers, as such, are the ordinance and ministers of God; and they are all, by the nature of their office, and in their respective spheres and stations, bound to consult the public welfare.

Jonathan Mayhew

A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement.

James H. Douglas

The real freedom of any individual can always be measured by the amount of responsibility which he must assume for his own welfare and security

Robert Welch

...the case for individual freedom rests largely on the recognition of the inevitable and universal ignorance of all of us concerning a great many of the factors on which the achievements of our ends and welfare depend

Fredrich August von Hayek

And here we encounter the seeds of government disaster and collapse -- the kind that wrecked ancient Rome and every other civilization that allowed a socio political monster called the welfare state to exist

Barry Goldwater

Congress has not unlimited powers to provide for the general welfare, but only those specifically enumerated

Thomas Jefferson

It is difficult to understand precisely what the state hopes to achieve by promoting the creation and perpetuation of a subclass of illiterates within our boundaries, surely adding to the problems and costs of unemployment, welfare and crime.

William J. Brennan, Jr.

Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense

Richard Dawkins

The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we will start thinking of doing something about it.

Jim Fowler
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