Quotes: welfare

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  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
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    We want men to rule the nation who care more for and love better the nation's welfare than gold and silver, fame or popularity.
  • A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare.
  • And, most important, we have to shift our understanding of ourselves as separate individuals, each seeking our own welfare, to an understanding of how we fit into social, biological, and physical environments.
  • Al Capp
    Al Capp
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    Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings - that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    Believe nothing, O monks, merely because you have been told it or because it is traditional, or because you yourselves have imagined it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
  • Drug testing for recipients of various welfare programs - I really think that's something that needs to be considered.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
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    Extremism can flourish only in an environment where basic governmental social responsibility for the welfare of the people is neglected. Political dictatorship and social hopelessness create the desperation that fuels religious extremism.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
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    For many of those who had historically supported welfare programs in the broadest sense, it was perfectly reasonable to enact legislation in which poor people were the objects of efforts to assist them.
  • He who is unconscious of the ties which connect him with every individual of his species feels no obligation to make sacrifices for their welfare or happiness.
  • How much abuse is a fighter expected to endure before he can be allowed to show some concern for his own welfare? Anyone who has been around fighters knows they all share the same secret: They are more afraid of embarrassment and humiliation than injury. Do fans and writers use this fact against them in what we celebrate or criticize?
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    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.
  • If you're running a dictatorship, you don't really have to worry about the welfare or the property rights of the ordinary citizen. Only the people who keep you in power, a very small group, matter.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
  • Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson
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    Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.
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