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We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
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.
Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.
Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
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.
I'd go to, like, six different schools in one year. We were on welfare, and my mom never ever worked.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.
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.
Unlike my opponent, I will not let oil companies write this country's energy plan, or endanger our coastlines, or collect another $4 billion in corporate welfare from our taxpayers.
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.
The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites.
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
Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.
The well-being and welfare of children should always be our focus.
The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.
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
I call crony capitalism, where you take money from successful small businesses, spend it in Washington on favored industries, on favored individuals, picking winners and losers in the economy, that's not pro-growth economics. That's not entrepreneurial economics. That's not helping small businesses. That's cronyism, that's corporate welfare.
We're at the crossroads. Down one road is a European centralized bureaucratic socialist welfare system in which politicians and bureaucrats define the future. Down the other road is a proud, solid, reaffirmation of American exceptionalism.
Most women are one man away from welfare.
We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It's not worth their while going into work.
The welfare state is collapsing all around us. There are people that realize that we can't go on this way, but I'm not sure how many people realize how close we are to the collapse of the U.S. financial system.
I believe welfare makes you lazy and unproductive.
Is it a coincidence that in 1998, Barack Obama talks about a majority coalition of welfare recipients and in 2012 we got a record number of Americans on food stamps while he's president? I don't think it's a coincidence.
To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.
Henry Van Dyke
The most important social welfare program in America is a job.
The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it.
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.
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