Welfare Quotes

The public welfare demands that constitutional cases must be decided according to the terms of the Constitution itself, and not according to judgesí views of fairness, reasonableness, or justice.

Justice Hugo L. Black

The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not

Thomas Jefferson

We are sure living in a peculiar time. You get more for not working than you will for working, and more for not raising a hog than for raising it

Will Rogers

People from both political parties have long recognized that welfare without work creates negative incentives that lead to permanent poverty. It robs people of self-esteem.

Mitt Romney

Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People

Benjamin Disraeli

Every time you cut programs, you take away a person who has a vested interest in high†taxes†and you put him on the tax rolls and make him a†taxpayer. A farmer on subsidies is part welfare bum, whereas a free-market farmer is a small businessman with a gun.

Grover Norquist

I'd go to, like, six different schools in one year. We were on welfare, and my mom never ever worked.

Eminem

Sooner or later we've got to tie the saving of the natural world to our own public welfare.

Jim Fowler

The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future.

James Talent

The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy.

Charles de Montesquieu

This desire for equity must not lead to an excess of welfare, where nobody is responsible for anything.

Jacques Delors

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.

Helen Keller

We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added

Ronald Reagan

We were on welfare when we were kids. Thanks for reminding me of that

Louie Anderson

Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.

Ronald Reagan

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Updated On : January 08, 2013
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