Quotations on Benefits

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Many rock musicians are excellent cooks, I've found, and those that are prefer to eat their own cooking in the studio. I encourage this behavior as I also enjoy the benefits of fresh food.
- Steve Albini
(Keywords: Food, Behavior, Benefits, Cooking, Musicians)

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou
(Keywords: Soul, Benefits, Giving)

They keep extending these unemployment benefits to the point where people are afraid to go out and get a job, because the job doesn't pay as much as the unemployment benefit does.
- Sharron Angle
(Keywords: People, Benefits, Job, Unemployment)

We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: People, Values, Benefits, Globalization, Needs, World)

The American people depend on these federal employees to process, investigate, and adjudicate applications for immigration rights and benefits in a timely and thorough manner.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: People, American, Benefits, Employees, Rights)

In working with UNICEF our corporate partners have demonstrated time and again that their financial resources, leadership and expertise can bring about real and lasting benefits for the world's children.
- Carol Bellamy
(Keywords: Leadership, Time, Financial, Benefits, Children, Corporate, Expertise, World)

Republicans rejected calls for amnesty and we've fought efforts to provide illegal aliens with taxpayer funded benefits. The American people are far closer to our Republican approach to border security than they are to Nancy Pelosi's approach.
- Marsha Blackburn
(Keywords: People, American, Benefits, Republican, Republicans, Security)

That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.
- William Blake
(Keywords: God, Benefits, Right, Will)

For this reason, it is essential that our Nation's rural transportation professionals be provided with the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value, benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation planning and development.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: Development, Accomplishments, Benefits, Nation, Planning, professionals, Reason, Support, Tools, Value)

Our government has made a number of promises to the men and women who served in our nation's armed forces. Sadly, these promises of health care, education and other benefits have existed more in rhetoric than in reality.
- Allen Boyd
(Keywords: Education, Government, Health, Men, Women, Benefits, Care, Nation, Promises, Reality, Rhetoric)

Investing in health will produce enormous benefits.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Keywords: Health, Benefits, Will)

In a government whose distinguishing characteristic should be a diffusion and equalization of its benefits and burdens the advantage of individuals will be augmented at the expense of the community at large.
- Martin Van Buren
(Keywords: Government, Benefits, Community, Will)

On the other hand, I think that the family, the traditional family, has a fundamental social role, because it's there that children are born and the investment in children is the greatest investment a country can make. The benefits of this investment go to everyone.
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Keywords: Family, Benefits, Children, Country, Investment)

Our nation has kept faith with its veterans. Funding for veterans healthcare and benefits is strong, and has increased more than 75 percent in the last decade.
- Steve Buyer
(Keywords: Faith, Benefits, Healthcare, Nation, Veterans)

What we're putting forward is the most radical reform of the welfare state... for 60 years. I think it will have a transformative effect in making sure that everyone is better off in work and better off working rather than on benefits.
- David Cameron
(Keywords: Work, Benefits, Effect, Radical, Reform, State, Welfare, Will, Years)

On the one hand we have got to ask, are there some areas of universal benefits that are no longer affordable? But on the other hand let us look at the issue of dependency where we have trapped people in poverty through the extent of welfare that they have.
- David Cameron
(Keywords: People, Benefits, Poverty, Welfare)

If you can work and if you're offered a job and you don't take it, you cannot continue to claim benefits. It will be extremely tough.
- David Cameron
(Keywords: Work, Benefits, Job, Will)

Our constituents paid into Social Security, and they want it paid back to them when they retire. Cutting Social Security benefits that Americans have earned should always be a last resort.
- Dennis Cardoza
(Keywords: Americans, Benefits, Security, Want)

I am aware of the usefulness of science to society and of the benefits society derives from it.
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
(Keywords: Science, Society, Benefits, Usefulness)

Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer, the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations, for the money makers.
- Cesar Chavez
(Keywords: Money, Work, Benefits, Corporations, Force, Poor)

One state retiree, 49 years old, paid, over the course of his entire career, a total of $124,000 towards his retirement pension and health benefits. What will we pay him? $3.3 million in pension payments over his life and nearly $500,000 for health care benefits - a total of $3.8m on a $120,000 investment.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Health, Life, Benefits, Care, Career, Investment, Old, Retirement, State, Will, Years)

A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime.
- Chris Christie
(Keywords: Family, Health, Medical, Vision, Benefits, Care, Career, Nothing, Will)

But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: Environmental, Health, Benefits, Dependence, Energy, Nation, National security, Oil)

We have an opportunity, but we have an obligation to senior citizens and to the younger people who are entering the workforce today to help ensure that they are going to be able to trust the government to have a workable program that benefits them as well.
- Thad Cochran
(Keywords: Government, Trust, People, Opportunity, Benefits, Help, Obligation, Today)

Harvey never had an original idea or thought in his life. I was out wandering around the country doing charity benefits, mainly, when I asked him to come along.
- Tim Conway
(Keywords: Life, Thought, Idea, Benefits, Charity, Country)

We've got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships, we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes, some work in breweries.
- Pete Coors
(Keywords: Work, People, Airplanes, Benefits, Relationships)

The American economic, political, and social organization has given to its citizens the benefits of material prosperity, political liberty, and a wholesome natural equality; and this achievement is a gain, not only to Americans, but to the world and to civilization.
- Herbert Croly
(Keywords: Equality, Civilization, Achievement, American, Americans, Benefits, Gain, Liberty, Prosperity, World)

There is no question of the benefits that opening a market of a billion people will bring to American businesses. But as I said last year, this will test China and the world trade system.
- William M. Daley
(Keywords: People, American, Benefits, Question, Trade, Will, World)

The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut.
- Mark Dayton
(Keywords: Age, Benefits, Future, Present, President, Retirement, Security, Will, Workers)

Providing working Minnesotans with at least seven days of paid sick leave every year is the right thing to do to. It benefits our families and helps our businesses become more worker friendly and family friendly.
- Mark Dayton
(Keywords: Family, Benefits, Right)

Many soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from serious, long-term, physical and mental health problems, due to their service. It is unconscionable to cut the already limited health care benefits available to these brave men and women.
- Mark Dayton
(Keywords: Health, Men, Women, Afghanistan, Benefits, Care, Iraq, Mental health, Problems, Service, Soldiers)

These are people who haven't gone through the legal means to becoming citizens like our forefathers did. They want all the benefits but none of the responsibilities.
- Matt Dillon
(Keywords: Legal, People, Benefits, Want)

There is no social program in this country that is as important as a good job that pays well, that gives someone an opportunity to go to work, have some security, have benefits, and take care of their family and have a good life.
- Byron Dorgan
(Keywords: Family, Life, Work, Opportunity, Benefits, Care, Country, Job, Security)

I'm being told it saves money to shoot in Toronto, because of tax benefits, the crews are cheaper, but what I save in the bottom line, I lose in a million other ways.
- Griffin Dunne
(Keywords: Money, Being, Benefits, Tax)

There is so much work to be done to treat gays and lesbians and gay and lesbian couples with the respect that they're entitled to. They deserve, in my judgment, partnership benefits. They deserve to be treated fairly when it comes to adoption and immigration.
- John Edwards
(Keywords: Work, Adoption, Benefits, Gay, Judgment, Lesbian, Partnership, Respect)

It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.
- Herb Elliott
(Keywords: People, Inspiration, Benefits, Dedication, Games, Spiritual)

We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
- Jerry Falwell
(Keywords: Family, Marriage, Values, Benefits, Homosexuality, Will)

I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to preserve the Social Security promise that provides secure retirement benefits for all, especially those who are most at risk such as widows, orphans, and people with disabilities when the need arises.
- Chaka Fattah
(Keywords: Work, People, Benefits, Promise, Retirement, Risk, Security, Widows, Will)

The President's proposed privatization plan would jeopardize that security by cutting guaranteed benefits for future retirees and endangering the benefits of current retirees, people with disabilities, and children who have lost a parent.
- Chaka Fattah
(Keywords: People, Benefits, Children, Future, President, Security)

Currently, more than 4.7 million African Americans receive Social Security benefits, and nearly 8 million people with disabilities depend on Social Security for their daily sustenance.
- Chaka Fattah
(Keywords: People, African, Americans, Benefits, Security)

The space industry is developing and delivering benefits that tie into our immediate needs and priorities here on Earth-for example, medical and materials research, and satellite communications.
- Marc Garneau
(Keywords: Medical, Benefits, Earth, Example, Needs, Priorities, Research, Space)

In my case, I pay a standard premium to participate in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Plan for my wife and myself out of each month's paycheck.
- Virgil Goode
(Keywords: Health, Wife, Benefits, Employees)

Amnesty is the magnet. Other magnets that you mentioned are anchor babies who get benefits in this country and employer deductions for employees, even if they are here illegally, which Mr. King is addressing.
- Virgil Goode
(Keywords: Babies, Benefits, Country, Employees)

I want to work on respecting individuals' dignity. Equal rights, that's where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that's what we need.
- Christine Gregoire
(Keywords: Work, Heart, Benefits, Dignity, Rights, Want)

Before I leave this Earth, I would like to know they have given women the same benefits and promotions as men.
- Martha Griffiths
(Keywords: Men, Women, Benefits, Earth)

Because one of the benefits of getting older, I guess-there are very few benefits, really - most of them are a pain in the butt. People depend on me more; they believe in me more, they think I'm good.
- Lawrence Halprin
(Keywords: People, Benefits, Pain)

Alfred Nobel was much concerned, as are we all, with the tangible benefits we hope for and expect from physiological and medical research, and the Faculty of the Caroline Institute has ever been alert to recognize practical benefits.
- Haldan Keffer Hartline
(Keywords: Medical, Hope, Benefits, Research)

The true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.
- Cullen Hightower
(Keywords: Success, Benefits, Measure, Worth)

A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.
- Cullen Hightower
(Keywords: Success, Benefits, Measure, Worth)

However, the Administration's plan to privatize Social Security will undermine retirement security for all Americans by cutting guaranteed benefits by more than 40 percent, and risky private accounts won't make up for the loss of benefits for millions of Americans.
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Keywords: Americans, Benefits, Loss, Retirement, Security, Will)



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