Quotations on Welfare

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By encouraging its citizens to violate our border, Mexico is pushing a tremendous welfare burden off of its shoulders and onto ours, while also benefiting from the significant sums of U.S. currency that these workers will eventually send back home to their families.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: Home, Encouraging, Burden, Welfare, Will, Workers)

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)

We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It's not worth their while going into work.
- David Cameron
(Keywords: Work, Welfare, Worth)

But we will say something else. That for far too long in this country, people who can work, people who are able to work, and people who choose not to work: you cannot go on claiming welfare like you are now.
- David Cameron
(Keywords: Work, People, Country, Now, Welfare, Will)

The problem of how we finance the welfare state should not obscure a separate issue: if each person thinks he has an inalienable right to welfare, no matter what happens to the world, that's not equity, it's just creating a society where you can't ask anything of people.
- Jacques Delors
(Keywords: Finance, Society, People, Right, State, Welfare, World)

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
(Keywords: Happiness, Virtue, Choice, Desire, Mankind, Service, Welfare, World)

Our teachers are responsible for our children's welfare for the six or eight hours they are at school and we need to know without question that their safety will be paramount on the minds of teachers, faculty and volunteers.
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Keywords: Children, Question, Safety, School, Teachers, Welfare, Will)

Sooner or later we've got to tie the saving of the natural world to our own public welfare.
- Jim Fowler
(Keywords: Public, Welfare, World)

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.
- Jim Fowler
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Open, Space, Thinking, Welfare, Wildlife)

We want to make sure that Social Security is fixed for those people who have had that promise and there's something in the future for our younger workers. And we're not about to do a welfare program.
- Dennis Hastert
(Keywords: People, Future, Promise, Security, Want, Welfare, Workers)

I am disposed to be thus particular from the interest you take in our welfare and from the entire confidence I have in your knowing, that you will be sympathetic with us in our misfortunes.
- John Hawley
(Keywords: Confidence, Interest, Welfare, Will)

The world before 1914 was already a world in which the welfare of each individual nation was inextricably bound up with the prosperity of the whole community of nations.
- Arthur Henderson
(Keywords: Community, Nation, Nations, Prosperity, Welfare, World)

The vast upheaval of the World War set in motion forces that will either destroy civilization or raise mankind to undreamed of heights of human welfare and prosperity.
- Arthur Henderson
(Keywords: War, Civilization, Mankind, Prosperity, Welfare, Will, World, World war)

Our ideal is to make her ever stronger and better and finer, because in that way alone, as we believe, can she be of the greatest service to the world's peace and to the welfare of mankind.
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Keywords: Peace, Mankind, Service, Welfare, World)

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
(Keywords: Work, Marriage, People, Future, Legislation, Now, Old, Reform, Understanding, Welfare, Will)

Ten years ago, Republicans decided it was time to reform our broken welfare system and give welfare recipients the tools they needed to escape the system and build a better life.
- Todd Tiahrt
(Keywords: Life, Time, Reform, Republicans, Tools, Welfare, Years)

A billion dollars every week for Iraq, $87 billion for Iraq. We can't get $5 billion for childcare over five years in welfare reform.
- Jim Wallis
(Keywords: Iraq, Reform, Welfare, Years)

For years I thought what was good for our country was good for General Motors and vice versa. The difference did not exist. Our company is too big. It goes with the welfare of the country.
- Charles Erwin Wilson
(Keywords: Thought, Company, Country, Difference, Vice, Welfare, Years)

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