Welfare Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old welfare quotes, welfare sayings, and welfare proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The welfare state is the outcome of diverse forces over nearly four centuries of developing social policy. Anonymous
Speaker Newt Gingrich says that what is wrong with the present system is not that people abuse welfare but that welfare abuses people. Daniel Schorr
Your health and well being should be your number one priority, nothing else is more important. Robert Cheeke
Happiness is absolutely a feeling and a state of well-being, but the key to happiness is understanding that it is created through action. Kristi Ling
Good well-being leads to good working performance. Lailah Gifty Akita
The well-being and welfare of children should always be our focus. Todd Tiahrt
This welfare for wealthy companies wastes taxpayer dollars, harms the environment, and makes a mockery of the recent reductions in federal social spending programs. Ralph Nader
Welfare distorts behavior, makes one less personally responsible and reduces the role of private charity. This principle applies to corporate welfare. Larry Elder
The welfare of our children is our main concern and their best interests are our first priority Eddie Murphy
Being truly happy in life involves you feeling more in control of the direction your life is going. Deborah Day
The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites Thomas Sowell
We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added Ronald Reagan
Good health is a duty to yourself, to your contemporaries, to your inheritors, to the progress of the world. Gwendolyn Brooks
Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence. Ronald Reagan
The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants. Albert Camus
Welfare is monetary methadone. Adam Carolla
Welfare makes you dependent upon someone to take care of you. Charles Evers
Welfare reforms and the whole happy exploitation movement are not baby steps. They are big steps–in a seriously backward direction. Gary L. Francione
Welfare is not a retirement plan. Ernie J Zelinski
The welfare of a child is not to be measured by money only, nor by physical comfort only. Lindley, L.J
Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness. Louise Hart
Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity; and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion. John Comenius
The well-being and the hopes of the peoples of the world can never be served until peace as well as freedom, honor and self-respect is secure. Ralph J. Bunche
Well-being cannot exist just in your own head. Well-being is a combination of feeling good as well as actually having meaning, good relationships and accomplishment. Martin Seligman
The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind. G.K. Chesterton
Once you go on welfare it changes you. Even if you get off welfare, you never escape the stigma that you were a charity case. You're scarred for life. Jeannette Walls
The welfare and the future of our societies depend on our capacity to remain mobilized so as to improve the health of every mother and child. Jean Ping
The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all. Helen Keller
Private sincerity is a public welfare. C. A. Bartol
Welfare should be a safety-net, not a hammock. Anonymous