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Welfare Quotes
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"I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either."
-Sophocles
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"When people can fulfill their potential they become innovators. The innovative economy is competitive and makes it possible to finance the welfare state, which is not just a cost, but a sustainable basis for the economy, producing new innovators with social protection."
-Pekka Himanen
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"The condition and welfare of earthquake survivors remains a matter of serious concern for the UN and all other humanitarian partners on the ground. But we are vigilant, ready and prepared to assist."
-Ben Malor
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"The goal of the (reviews) has not been to penalize states, but to work with them to improve the effectiveness of their child welfare systems."
-Wade Horn
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"We hope the move can help promote the concept of animal welfare in China."
-Jill Robinson
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"People, who rise above their petty individual selfishness and work for the welfare of society are considered patriots."
-Sam Veda
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"We are not bothered by the threats that cases will be filed against us. If they're going to file cases now, let them go to the courts now. These are desperate moves by people who can't offer anything for the welfare of the people."
-Raul Lambino
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"All this had been accomplished without giving the appearance of bullying Korea that could raise questions in the United States about Japan's true intentions. In short, Japan could plausibly cite humanitarian concern for the welfare of overseas Koreans that would on the surface appear to be legitimate."
-Wayne Patterson
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"We needed to make a dramatic change in the way we approach welfare housing, ... There has been an increasing demand for welfare housing, while the actual supply of homes has continued to dwindle."
-Isaac Herzog
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"Though the country has long included all disabled and orphaned children in its welfare system, practically only those nursed in charity organizations have been attended to."
-Dou Yupei
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"During dental diagnosis and treatment, you can see the bad effects of smoking, such as making periodontal disease harder to heal. Advice from dentists to give up smoking is effective, and I would like the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to consider relaxing its response and allowing prescriptions as an exception."
-Yuko Takahashi
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"We conducted a surprise inspection on December 21, I believe, regarding a complaint that we received from PETA. And our veterinary medical officer found the animals were in good health. There are no violations of the Animal Welfare Act."
-Darby Holladay
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"The average length of time that a child remains in New York city's child welfare system is 49 months, which is astronomically long."
-Marsha Lowry
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"This is not a mistake. It was the explicit intent of Congress to expand coverage to working families. The original sin of social policy was tying Medicaid directly to welfare. Now, it's tied to working."
-Ron Haskins
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"The welfare culture tells the man he is not a necessary part of the family; he feels dispensable, his wife knows he is dispensable, his children sense it."
-George Gilder
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"The American people are much more concerned about taxes, welfare, the deficit, crime, education, drugs, and way down somewhere low is that matter of nuclear weapon danger. So our task now is to convince the American people that it's more dangerous now than it was during the Cold War, and that's a fact."
-Alan Cranston
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"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
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"That tells us the national AFL-CIO is in a desperate effort to protect its position in Kentucky and has very little regard for the welfare of the majority of people in this state. We fully expected this."
-Brett Hall
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"This shift is bizarre, ... If welfare recipients can be denied their benefits because they fail to complete a benefits form properly, then I can't see the unfairness in requiring those who demand state support to defend their monopoly similarly by filling out a registration form."
-Lawrence Lessig
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"Securing the long-term future of sustainable, welfare-friendly systems is essential if we are to build up over the longer-term livestock which are...resistant to the seemingly endless cycle of diseases that challenge our farming industry."
-Patrick Holden
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"I'm a beast (on the football field). I see myself as a bodyguard. I'm personally responsible for the health and welfare of my quarterback. I'll do anything in my means to protect him."
-D'brickashaw Ferguson
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"Our first priority of course, is the safety and welfare of our guests."
-Bill Warren
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"In all of this debate welfare of children is a very, very important issue, ... What we are not into is asking questions which somehow put a value on one gender over and above another."
-Caroline Flint
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"This is an obvious form of welfare for the rich."
-Orrin Pilkey
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"Over time, you have a far better public policy. The family is able to get off the welfare rolls. Fathers are paying child support they're obligated to pay."
-Milo Mumgaard
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"The council is challenged to work for the welfare of the city as a whole, not for a few individuals within the city that don't agree with us."
-Councilman Norman Sugarman
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"I'm more concerned about the long-term welfare of his wife and daughter if he has to go to Iraq. All indications are he will."
-Bill Clark
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"We sit around and we're happy when we have $300 in our savings account, but when you graduate if you have $300 in your savings account you're on welfare."
-Nate Smith
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