8 quotes about Welfare
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And having looked to government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn and bite the hand that fed them. To avoid that evil, government will redouble the causes of it; and then it will become inveterate and incurable.
  View quote | Burke, Edmund quotes

Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place -- service -- social service -- the ants creed, the bees creed.
  View quote | Galsworthy, John quotes

Mothers born on relief have their babies on relief. Nothingness, truly, seems to be the condition of these New York people. They are nomads going from one rooming house to another, looking for a toilet that functions.
  View quote | Hardwick, Elizabeth quotes

A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization.
  View quote | Johnson, Samuel quotes

Social Security is a government program with a constituency made up of the old, the near old and those who hope or fear to grow old. After 215 years of trying, we have finally discovered a special interest that includes 100 percent of the population. Now we can vote ourselves rich.
  View quote | O'Rourke, P. J. quotes

Public money is like holy water; everyone helps himself to it.
  View quote | Proverb, Italian quotes

'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.
  View quote | Shakespeare, William quotes

Don't gag people with welfare, they'll never make an effort.
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