Welfare Quotes

I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end

Albert Schweitzer

One of the sad signs of our times is that we have diminished those who produce, subsidized those who refuse to produce, and canonized those who complain

Thomas Sowell

Compassion is the use of public funds to buy votes

Thomas Sowell

Academies that are founded at public expense are instituted not so much to cultivate men's natural abilities as to restrain them

Baruch Spinoza

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

Liberty and happiness have a powerful enemy on each hand; on the one hand tyranny, on the other licentiousness [anarchy]. To guard against the latter, it is necessary to give the proper powers to government; and to guard against the former, it is necessary that those powers should be properly distributed

James Wilson

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

Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society

Jack Kingston

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

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

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

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

Al Capp

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

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

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

William J. Wilson

How we treat the earth basically effects our social welfare and our national security.

Jim Fowler

I believe welfare makes you lazy and unproductive.

Charles Evers

If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom.

William Lyon Mackenzie King

If this liberal potential is properly channeled, we may expect the area of freedom of the United States to increase. The problem is to spend up our rate of social invention in the service of the welfare of all the people.

Henry A. Wallace

If women have young children, they are one man away from welfare.

Gloria Steinem

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

Edmund Burke

It is necessary to take an active part in†politics†to observe how often the welfare of the party organization is put before the issues, even before the welfare of the commonwealth.

Charles Edison

Legislation†can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.

Andrew Johnson

Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he†works†for the welfare of his fellow-men.

Mohandas Gandhi

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