Social Workers Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 76 Quotes About Social Workers

#1. This chapter reviews the knowledge and practice that social workers need to establish beginning competency in working with transgender and gender nonconforming persons. - Author: Gerald P. Mallon
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#2. Social Security got passed because John D. Rockefeller was sick of having to take money out of his profits to pay for his workers' pension funds. Why do that, when you can just let the government take money from the workers? - Author: Aaron Swartz
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#3. We need to strengthen and save Social Security for today's workers. If we don't act now, this system, born out of the New Deal, will become a bad deal. - Author: Mitch McConnell
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#4. The concept of the psychopath is, in fact, an admission of failure to solve the mystery of evil - it is merely a restatement of the mystery - and only offers an escape valve for the frustration felt by psychiatrists, social workers, and police officers, who daily encounter its force. - Author: Janet Malcolm
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#5. Through good times and bad, American workers and their families have been able to rely on Social Security to provide guaranteed protection against the loss of earnings due to retirement, disability, or death. - Author: Sander Levin
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#6. We have failed to fully appreciate how deeply housing is implicated in the creation of poverty. Not everyone living in a distressed neighborhood is associated with gang members, parole officers, employers, social workers, or pastors. But nearly all of them have a landlord. - Author: Matthew Desmond
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#7. There's certain classes you have to take, certain things you have to do, certain money you must have. Then, if you listen to the counselors and social workers and everybody else talking at you, you would think that once you got out of high school and college, life would be beautiful. But it's not. - Author: Snoop Dogg
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#8. The more that social democracy develops, grows, and becomes stronger, the more the enlightened masses of workers will take their own destinies, the leadership of their movement, and the determination of its direction into their own hands. - Author: Rosa Luxemburg
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#9. A budget matters to people who worry about protecting and saving critical programs like Medicare and Social Security. A budget matters to younger workers who fear that more and more money will be taken from their paychecks to fund another generation's spending spree. - Author: Susan Brooks
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#10. These are the now-endangered markers of a civilized society: legally ordained minimum wages, child labor laws, workers safety and compensation laws, pure foods and safe drugs, Social Security, Medicare and rules that promote competitive markets over monopolies and cartels. - Author: Bill Moyers
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#11. We are precarious. Which is to say some good things (accumulation of diverse
knowledges, skills and abilities through work and life experiences in permanent
construction), and a lot of bad ones (vulnerability, insecurity, poverty, social
exposure). - Author: Lisa Adkins
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#12. The question is always 'What is the role of a labor movement?' How much is about collective bargaining, how much is about social change for all workers? - Author: Andy Stern
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#13. Europeans say they are proud of their social fabric, of strong rights for workers and the weak in society. - Author: David Korten
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#14. More retirees, longer life expectancy, larger benefits, and fewer workers - these trends have meant substantial increases in the payroll tax. Since the social security program began, the payroll tax has increased more than 500 percent. - Author: Alex Tabarrok
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#15. And let us not forget the Social Security system. Recent studies show that undocumented workers sustain the Social Security system with a subsidy as much as $7 billion a year. Let me repeat that: $7 billion a year. - Author: Luis Gutierrez
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#16. And I think we understand we cannot make social change for all workers until we have enough strength, membership strength, and at the same time having membership strength and only making change for a limited group of workers is not what our country really needs for people that work. - Author: Andy Stern
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#17. Every discipline develops standards of professional competence to which its workers are subject ... Every scientific community is a society in the small, so to speak, with its own agencies of social control. - Author: Abraham Kaplan
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#18. If workers struggle for higher wages, this is hailed as "social gains", if businessmen struggle for higher profits, this is damned as "selfish greed". - Author: Ayn Rand
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#19. The revolutionaries failed to institute the novel forms of social and political organization they hankered after; Workers would not accept a ten-day week, or state-appointed priests, or rectangular departements, or the cult of the Supreme Being. - Author: Alan Ryan
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#20. The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut. - Author: Mark Dayton
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#21. Just as in policing there is an emphasis on civilians to help with paperwork, we must free up trained and experienced social workers to focus on children, not bureaucracy. - Author: Andy Sawford
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#22. Social democracy seeks and finds the ways, and particular slogans, of the workers' struggle only in the course of the development of this struggle, and gains directions for the way forward through this struggle alone. - Author: Rosa Luxemburg
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#23. I believe that we should allow younger workers to contribute toward a personal account that they own, as long as it is coupled with deficit reduction measures that enhance the long-term condition of Social Security. - Author: Cliff Stearns
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#24. Since Social Security was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to ensure economic security for American workers, poverty among American seniors has dramatically declined. - Author: Steve Israel
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#25. People..love to say that 'Violence never solved anything.' But what solved Hitler? Was It a team of social workers? Was it putting daisies into the gun barrels of Nazi Panzer divisions? Was it a commission that tried to understand what made Hitler sorry? ?No. What solved Hitler was violence. - Author: Michael Medved
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#26. Drug programs began to turn their attention and money away from prevention and into maintenance. Methadone was cheaper than social workers, I suppose. - Author: John Dufresne
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#27. I look at Van Halen as social workers. What we're really doing is creating jobs for rock critics. - Author: Alex Van Halen
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#28. The social and economic impact of innovative American researchers, companies, and workers over the course of U.S. history have been enormous. - Author: Robert Hormats
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#29. Don't show up around here until your social worker's helped. - Author: Elton John
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#30. We are not social workers. We are contemplatives in the heart of the world. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#31. People down on their luck deserve the best: beautiful surroundings and well-paid professional staff to help them out of their difficulties. Why not train thousands more social workers and let them sit in on claimants' interviews? - Author: Sue Townsend
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#32. The child welfare system - devised and run by liberal social workers, psychologists, and judges ... Treats incompetent or abusive parents as its clients, and only secondarily considers the needs and well-being of the children involved. - Author: Mona Charen
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#33. Workers are not being exploited. But if their share of growth doesn't increase, this could be a potential cause of social tension worldwide. - Author: Kenneth Rogoff
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#34. Of course, no-one thinks the EU is perfect. In recent years, the pace of social reform has slowed. But staying in offers the chance to rebuild a vision of Europe for workers, regardless of the passport they hold. - Author: Frances O'Grady
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#35. Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety, Social Security and Medicare - they fought to change government. And they won. - Author: Sherrod Brown
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#36. Germany, I think, was first to substitute a Social Security program for its elderly based on this premise, that is, that we would tax workers to pay retirement benefits for those retired. - Author: John Shadegg
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#37. The early industrialists were for the most part men who had their origin in the same social strata from which their workers came. They lived very modestly, spent only a fraction of their earnings for their households and put the rest back into the business. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#38. We need a stronger national voice for social workers which leads to a change in how the profession is viewed and its ability to represent itself to other professional bodies and with central government. - Author: Andy Sawford
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#39. Our motto is to work for peace based on social justice. Our mandate is to improve the condition, health and safety of workers, and our mission is universal. - Author: David A. Morse
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#40. The federal government was entirely complicit. When President Roosevelt passed the Social Security Act of 1935, Southern conservatives and their Northern Republican allies forced the New Deal legislation to exclude domestic workers and farmworkers from all of its employment provisions. That shielded - Author: Timothy B. Tyson
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#41. I hoped the hunter would come. I imagined him pushing through the thickets in the foothills. I've thought of him like that often since, as if he's still out there, game in his sights, intending to check on me on his return. - Author: China Mieville
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#42. If there is ever a fascist takeover in America, it will come not in the form of storm troopers kicking down doors but with lawyers and social workers saying. I'm from the government and I'm here to help. - Author: Jonah Goldberg
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#43. The reason Social Security is in big trouble is we don't have enough workers to support the retirees. Well, a third of all the young people in America are not in America today because of abortion, because one in three pregnancies end in abortion. - Author: Rick Santorum
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#44. We want to make sure that Social Security is fixed for those people who have had that promise and there's something in the future for our younger workers. And we're not about to do a welfare program. - Author: Dennis Hastert
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#45. We need priests who are men of the interior life, "God's watchmen" and pastors passionately committed to the evangelization of the world, and not social workers or politicians. - Author: Robert Sarah
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#46. All social workers want is to get everyone involved in a programme. Because a programme provides full employment for three generations of social workers. And they mess up. - Author: David Eddings
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#47. I just followed my parents' example and advice on living, which was to leave the world a better place than you found it. They were professional do-gooders, ministers of the church, social workers, teachers, and missionaries, that sort of thing. - Author: Ian McKellen
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#48. In the 21st century when few of us stay in the same job all our lives, I would like to think there was flexibility so teachers could become social workers, or foster carers become teachers. - Author: Estelle Morris
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#49. Raising the minimum wage means we have workers paying more in to support the Social Security system. - Author: Elizabeth Warren
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#50. Since Social Security faces a large gap between what it promises younger workers and what it can afford to pay them, private savings will likely need to play a larger role in retirement planning for younger workers. - Author: Ron Lewis
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#51. Despite the state of denial exhibited by most Democrats, Americans all across the nation acknowledge that changes are necessary to preserve Social Security for today's younger workers. - Author: Jim Sensenbrenner
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#52. The workers of the nation were tired of waiting for corporate industry to right their economic wrongs, to alleviate their social agony and to grant them their political rights. Despairing of fair treatment, they resolved to do something for themselves. - Author: John L. Lewis
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#53. Our Hispanic community needs to understand how important the Social Security system is for not only its retired citizens, but also its disabled workers. - Author: Grace Napolitano
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#54. Teachers, social workers, public lawyers who bring companies to justice, government accountants who try to make sure money is spent as it should be - all need at least four years of college. - Author: Robert Reich
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#55. We also need people like social workers, volunteers, the Christian Industrial League, drug treatment programs to make sure you are getting them a job. That's what you have to do. Otherwise, we just keep stepping around these things. - Author: Richard M. Daley
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#56. Importantly, the demand for day-care services to be provided by social insurance came from textile workers and not from the Mexican feminist movement. - Author: Michelle L. Dion
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#57. When I started in this business, everybody said the Democrats were the better communicators because they sounded like social workers, and Republicans were awful because they sounded like morticians. In some cases. they actually dressed like morticians. - Author: Frank Luntz
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#58. Momma, a welfare cheater. A criminal who couldn't stand to se her kids go hungry, or grow up in slumbs and end up mugging people in dar corners. I guess the system didn't want her to get off relief, the way it kept sending social workers around to be sure Momma wasn't trying to make things better. - Author: Dick Gregory
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#59. You are the sum total of the people you meet and interact with in the world. Whether it's your family, peers, or co-workers, the opportunities you have and the things that you learn all come through doors that other people open for you. (205) - Author: Tanner Colby
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#60. I don't do research for my novels. Obviously, in my other line of work as a reporter and a columnist, I've had the opportunity to get to know both social workers and TV talk-show hosts. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#61. For me the march was a labor - a labor of love - but I was busy handing out flyers for the National Association of Black Social Workers, so I really wasn't standing in the crowd listening and observing. I was busy. - Author: Andre Braugher
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#62. To allow all U.S. workers to put part of their earnings into private investment accounts would definitely erode the Social Security system and cause uncertainty for new investors. - Author: Grace Napolitano
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#63. According to the Social Security Administration, in 1945, 41.9 workers supported each individual retiree, while today only 3.3 workers support each retiree. This system cannot continue. - Author: Larry Elder
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#64. We began to temper Western democracy with what I'd call a social contract. We put in Social Security, graduated income tax, workers' compensation. We developed strong unions to negotiate with business owners so workers got an equitable share of the profits. - Author: John Shelby Spong
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#65. A diagnosis . . . should not be used to close doors, but rather to open them wider, by making modifications in programs to accommodate special needs, by adding to the understanding that teachers, social workers, lawyers and judges have for affected individuals. - Author: Bonnie Buxton
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#66. As you know, Social Security functions under the premise that today's workers will help finance benefits for retirees and that these workers will then be supported by the next generation of workers paying into the same system. - Author: Steve Israel
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#67. I am very proud of the fact that many workers in my Gau, numerous former Communists and Social Democrats were won over by us and became local group leaders and Party functionaries. - Author: Fritz Sauckel
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#68. The White House has embarked on a mission to convince the people of our country that Social Security is in dire need of drastic change in order to save it for all workers. - Author: Barbara Boxer
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#69. To fix Social Security, we should first stop using the Consumer Price Index to adjust benefits for inflation. Using the C.P.I. overstates the impact of inflation and has also led to larger increases in benefits for Social Security recipients than the income gains of typical American workers. - Author: Steven Rattner
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#70. Lolita should make all of us - parents, social workers, educators - apply ourselves with still greater vigilance and vision to the task of bringing up a better generation in a safer world. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#71. One line I'd draw would be on raising the eligibility age for Social Security and Medicare. It sounds fair, since people are living longer. But it isn't. Lower income workers are the ones who find it hardest to keep working after 65. And they'll get penalized with lower benefits. - Author: Gail Collins
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#72. The greatest scandal of the century in American psychiatry ... is the growing mania among thousands of inept therapists, family counselors, and social workers for arousing false memories of childhoood sexual abuse. - Author: Martin Gardner
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#73. Modern Anarcho-Syndicalism is a direct continuation of those social aspirations which took shape in the bosom of the First International and which were best understood and most strongly held by the libertarian wing of the great workers' alliance. - Author: Rudolf Rocker
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#74. I've been practicin' my morgue face for when I have to go identify your body. Wanna see it? Nick said then he arranged his face in this kind of mock, sad, shocked look and slowly shook his head like a world with vigilante social workers
mystified him. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#75. Open the borders to willing workers from any and all nations. They will create businesses that pay taxes, especially payroll taxes to fund Medicare and Social Security benefits of retiring baby boomers. - Author: Louis Navellier
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#76. The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers ... It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish. - Author: Samuel Gompers
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