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.
Each and every one of you should consider himself to be a trustee for the welfare of the rest of his fellow labourers and not be self-seeking.
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.
Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.
Richard von Weizsaecker
Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.