Welfare Quotes

Welfare is a flawed method of helping people who are poor and disadvantaged...

Welfare is a flawed method of helping people who are poor and disadvantaged. Welfare brings some of our most precious valuesโ€”involving autonomy, responsibility, work, family, community, and compassionโ€”into conflict. - David Ellwood
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"People who worked for the public welfare, were not led by an impulse of the heart to car...

"People who worked for the public welfare, were not led by an impulse of the heart to care for the public good, but reasoned from intellectual considerations that it was a right thing to take interest in public affairs, and consequently took interest in them." -Leo Tolstoy
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A person who has learned to see how much his own fate depe...

A person who has learned to see how much his own fate depends upon the fate of his entire group will be eager to take over a fair share of responsibility for its welfare. -Kurt Lewin
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"An awareness of the welfare model turns our collective we...

"An awareness of the welfare model turns our collective wealth into well being. We're not paying taxes, we're investing in our society. We're purchasing quality of life." Miek Wiking
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We should measure welfare's success...

We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added. - Ronald Reagan
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"Policing today is not so much a job, as it is a welfare program for sociopaths. Cer...

"Policing today is not so much a job, as it is a welfare program for sociopaths. Certainly, in the absence of the State, nobody could possibly get a biweekly paycheck, a pension, and top notch medical benefits by kidnapping marijuana smokers." - Chris Cantwell
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"The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not...

"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
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"One of the greatest dignities of humankind is...

"One of the greatest dignities of humankind is that each successive generation is invested in the welfare of each new generation." โ€“ Fred Rogers
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"The welfare of the people i...

"The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants." Albert camus
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It's easier to get drugs or welfa...

It's easier to get drugs or welfare than it is to get a seat on the subway [in Toronto] - some homeless guy
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 13
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'If you wish to prosper, let your customer prosper. When people have learned this lesson, every...

'If you wish to prosper, let your customer prosper. When people have learned this lesson, everyone will seek his individual welfare in the general welfare. Then jealousies between man and man, city and city, province and province, nation and nation, will no longer trouble the world.' -Bastiat
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"The only way to be loved is to be and to appear lovely; to pos...

"The only way to be loved is to be and to appear lovely; to possess and display kindness, benevolence, tenderness; to be free from selfishness and to be alive to the welfare of others." - John Jay
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In dealing with poverty here and aroun...

In dealing with poverty here and around the world, welfare and foreign aid are a Band-Aid. Free enterprise is a cure. Bono
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