19 Welfare Reform Quotes On Success In Life

These welfare reform quotes will inspire you. Welfare reforms are changes in the operation of a given welfare system, with the goals of reducing the number of individuals dependent on government assistance, keeping the welfare systems affordable, and assisting recipients to become self-sufficient.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging welfare reform quotes, welfare reform sayings, and welfare reform proverbs.

Best Welfare Reform Quotes

  1. “A billion dollars every week for Iraq, $87 billion for Iraq. We can’t get $5 billion for childcare over five years in welfare reform.” ~ Jim Wallis
  2. “For our welfare reform efforts to be successful, we must empower local charitable organizations with the resources to address their local community needs.” ~ Mel Carnahan
  3. “Welfare reform happened with reconciliation; half the Democrats voted for it. The Bush tax cuts happened with reconciliation; twelve Democratic Senators voted for it. You didn’t have a real partisan issue on those times that it was used” ~ Tom Coburn
  4. “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.” ~ Jim Talent
  5. “The issue I highlight in the book is welfare reform.” ~ Robert Scheer

  6. “And some of what we’re doing in Government even now, some of the welfare reform programs that are helping lone mothers come into work are based on things that were very new under the Labour Government in the eighties.” ~ Patricia Hewitt
  7. “We passed welfare reform. All of you know I believe we were right to do it.” ~ William J. Clinton
  8. “After years of piecemeal reform the current welfare system is complex and unfair.” ~ Iain Duncan Smith
  9. “Have you ever noticed how statists are constantly “reforming” their own handiwork? Education reform. Health-care reform. Welfare reform. Tax reform. The very fact that they’re always busy “reforming” is an implicit admission that they didn’t get it right the first 50 times.” ~ Lawrence Reed
  10. “After all, Bill Clinton is the guy that signed welfare reform.” ~ Rush Limbaugh

  11. “When Hillary Clinton was in the Clinton White House as first lady, the left – the right accused her of being wide eyed radical lesbian feminist and in some issues, like welfare reform, she pushed back against the new .” ~ David Corn
  12. “Bill Clinton gives the appearance of taking stands-for some sort of tax cut, some sort of welfare reform, some sort of balanced budget-but these are ploys, mirages: they exist only to undermine positions taken by the Republicans. He doesn’t fight for anything substantive-except of course, re-election. …He has fallen into the dangerous habit of lip synching the presidency: he gives the appearance of leadership, but not the substance.” ~ Joe Klein
  13. “The most important domestic challenge facing the U.S. at the close of the twentieth century is the re-creation of fatherhood as avital social role for men. At stake is nothing less than the success of the American experiment. For unless we reverse the trend of fatherlessness, no other set of accomplishments–not economic growth or prison construction or welfare reform or better schools–will succeed in arresting the decline of child well-being and the spread of male violence. To tolerate the trend of fatherlessness is to accept the inevitability of continued social recession.” ~ David Blankenhorn
  14. “There ought to be a thoughtful welfare-reform debate that doesn’t turn into something that could be called scapegoating.” ~ Jack Kemp
  15. “Education is the foundation upon which we build our future.” ~ Christine Gregoire

  16. “Not only are the philosophies of animal rights and animal welfare separated by irreconcilable differences… the enactment of animal welfare measures actually impedes the achievement of animal rights… Welfare reforms, by their very nature, can only serve to retard the pace at which animal rights goals are achieved.” ~ Gary L. Francione
  17. “I’m convinced that welfare reforms deserve our support, both because they are better (or at least much less bad) for the animals involved (the Golden Rule), and because they push the envelope, moving us closer to the compassionate world that all animal rights activists are working toward…On the other hand, working toward welfare reforms has the immediate benefit of helping improve animals’ lives today and acts as a crucial stepping stone toward animal liberation.” ~ Bruce Friedrich
  18. “Welfare reforms and the whole “happy” exploitation movement are not “baby steps.” They are big steps–in a seriously backward direction.” ~ Gary L. Francione
  19. “When some Republican governors asked to try new ways to put people on welfare back to work, the Obama Administration said they would only do it if they had a credible plan to increase employment by 20%. You hear that? More work. So the claim that President Obama weakened welfare reform’s work requirement is just not true.” ~ William J. Clinton

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