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.


Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.     

Helen Keller

Always leave enough time in your life to do something that makes you happy, satisfied, even joyous. That has more of an effect on economic well-being than any other single factor.     

Paul Hawken

Welfare mothers make better lovers.     

Neil Young

Our sense of worth, of well-being, even our sanity depends upon our remembering. But, alas, our sense of worth, our well-being, our sanity also depend upon our forgetting.     

Joyce Appleby

Happiness and well-being are actually best regarded as skills.     

Richard Davidson

People who are always taking care of their health are like misers who are hoarding a treasure which they have never spirit enough to enjoy.     

Laurence Sterne

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.     

World Health Organization

The welfare state inhibits the maturation of its young citizens into responsible adults.     

Dennis Prager

The reason welfare is bad is not because it costs too much, nor because it undermines the work ethic, but because it is intrinsically at odds with the way human beings come to live satisfying lives.     

Charles Alan Murray

If you have health, you probably will be happy, and if you have health and happiness, you have all the wealth you need, even if it is not all you want.     

Elbert Hubbard