75 Food Stamps Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Food Stamps Quotes (Best in 2024)

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We got food stamps. Glad to get the food stamps. Why wouldn't you want to get free money? — Ol' Dirty Bastard

In this country that grows more food than any other nation on this earth, it is unthinkable that any child should go hungry. — Sela Ward

35 million people in the U.S. are hungry or don't know where their next meal is coming from, and 13 million of them are children. If another country were doing this to our children, we'd be at war. — Jeff Bridges

It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available. — Ronald Reagan

When taxes are too high, people go hungry. — Lao Tzu

I am confident that we will see a growing consensus about the most effective way to transform food in America: building a real, sustainable and free school-lunch program. — Alice Waters

Throwing away food is like stealing from the table of those who are poor and hungry. — Pope Francis

More die in the United States from too much food that from too little. — John Kenneth Galbraith

The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies. — Michael Pollan

Today there are not even enough fruits and vegetables in this country to allow all Americans to follow the government guidelines to eat five to nine servings a day. — Mark Hyman, M.D.

Short Food Stamps Quotes

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  • The automatic stabilizer is unemployment insurance, food stamps, additional coverage of Medicaid. — Franklin Raines
  • Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases, new hires qualify for food stamps. — Patricia Ireland
  • Why is it that farmworkers feed the nation but they can't get food stamps? — Dolores Huerta
  • If poor people want food stamps, they should become massive corporations. — Stephen Colbert
  • I've been on food stamps and welfare, did anybody help me out? No. No. — Craig T. Nelson
  • If you need food stamps, you should meet the criteria. — Bob Goodlatte
  • Food Stamp recipients didn't cause the financial crisis; recklessness on Wall Street did. — Barack Obama
  • When Ronald Reagan became president, students could no longer get food stamps. — Julianne Malveaux
  • I'm not living off of any taxpayer money. If I am - if it's food stamps, it's a temporary resource. — Nadya Suleman
  • I was on food stamps until I was 18 and became an adult. — Moby
Food stamps quote Don't look for a partner who is eye candy. Look for a partner who is soul food.
Don't look for a partner who is eye candy. Look for a partner who is soul food.

Food Banks Quotes

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When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can't eat money. — Alanis Obomsawin

I left General Magic in 1996 to become an Internet hobbyist - got a T-1 line to my house. At one point I had all four food banks of the Bay Area hosted from this house here. — Andy Hertzfeld

Poverty is on the increase - due to welfare cuts - and demand for food banks has rocketed. — Nicola Sturgeon

Food stamps quote The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo.
The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo.

There are genuinely sufficient resources in the world to ensure that no one, nowhere, at no time, should go hungry. — Ed Asner

Food is the moral right of all who are born into this world. — Norman Borlaug

A hungry man can't see right or wrong. He just sees food. — Pearl S. Buck

Food stamps quote Your diet is a bank account, good food choice are good investments.
Your diet is a bank account, good food choice are good investments.

America, which leads the world in so many ways, can end childhood hunger within its borders. — Pierce Brosnan

And while other passions in your life may at some point begin to bank their fires, the shared happiness of good homemade food can last as long as we do. — Marcella Hazan

One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that we as individuals can make a difference. Ending hunger in America is a goal that is literally within our grasp. — Jeff Bridges

The impetus behind going to graduate school was a year after graduating from college spent in Dallas working at the dog food factory and Bank America and not having met success in my chosen field, which at that point was being an actress. — Beth Henley

People Writing About Food Stamps

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Read quotes by Ol' Dirty Bastard

Ol' Dirty Bastard

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Julianne Malveaux
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More Food Stamps Quotes

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They feel entitled, and when the food stamps stop, when the free services end, when the heating bills aren't paid and the heating doesn't come through in many of these large cities — Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Baltimore, St. Louis, Detroit, New Orleans, San Francisco, Los Angeles — this underclass that resides in these places, I think could become very violent. — Douglas Macgregor

Food stamps quote There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box
There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

Vegetarians have wicked, shifty eyes, and laugh in a cold calculating manner. They pinch little children, steal stamps, drink water, favor beards. — J. B. Morton

Save your wack rhymes, hold your female. Pass the Old Gold, trash the ale. Cash your food stamps, get the WIC out the mail. Love to eat shrimps, but I never eat snail, Eat a whole fish except for the tail. Keep food in the fridge so it don't get stale, And when there's nothing to eat...I bite my nails. — Big Daddy Kane

Food stamps quote One should eat to live, not live to eat.
One should eat to live, not live to eat.

I think the idea that giant profitable corporations should pay their workers enough so that they don't need food stamps - since when is that left wing? How did that become "leftie?" That doesn't seem leftie to me. That seems common sense. — Nick Hanauer

I grew up on food stamps. I come from a very humble background. And I've had many friends that have been destitute - you know, running into trouble - and places like The Midnight Mission have given them hope and have fed them and gotten them back on the right path. — Debi Mazar

I was always the new kid in school, I'm the kid from a broken family, I'm the kid who had no dad showing up at the father-son stuff, I'm the kid that was using food stamps at the grocery store. — Dave Mustaine

How unthinkable that, in a country of such bursting plenty, so many people are facing ongoing hunger and poverty. If we are truly each other's keepers, let's support school lunches, food stamps, neighborhood garden projects, and so many other wonderful programs working to put an end to this cruel and needless blight once and for all. — Bonnie Raitt

Amusement should be used to do us good “like a medicine”: it must never be used as the food of the man...Many have had all holy thoughts and gracious resolutions stamped out by perpetual trifling. Pleasure so called is the murderer of thought. This is the age of excessive amusement: everybody craves for it, like a babe for its rattle. — Charles Spurgeon

The biggest and most deadly 'tax' rate on the poor comes from a loss of various welfare state benefits - food stamps, housing subsidies and the like - if their income goes up. — Thomas Sowell

Programs like food stamps, unemployment insurance, Medicaid, and job retraining help Americans get back on their feet when they are down and out and laid off through no fault of their own. — Hank Johnson

My mother and I were on welfare and food stamps until I was 18, so I've always had this ethos of, like, 'try and make a little bit of money now because you don't know what's going to happen tomorrow.' — Moby

I always wanted to experience the street life because my teenage life in Aberdeen was so boring. But I was never really independent enough to do it. I applied for food stamps, lived under the bridge, and built a fort at the cedar mill. — Kurt Cobain

The Republicans suddenly are very concerned about people losing their health coverage! I would believe that they were worried about our well-being if a) they didn't cut food stamps; and b) they didn't oppose every law regulating guns. — Andy Borowitz

I will go to the NAACP convention, and explain to the African-American community why they should demand paychecks instead of food stamps. — Newt Gingrich

President Obama is the most successful food stamp president in American history. I would like to be the most successful paycheck president in American history. — Newt Gingrich

Military pay has been allowed to lag behind to the point where career enlisted men with families to feed have been forced to resort to food stamps. — Thomas Sowell

Well, first of all, we've got to get away from being offended by the truth. We've seen a 41 percent increase in food stamp recipients across the United States of America since President Obama was sworn in in January 2009. That has nothing to do with black, white, Hispanic or whatever. It's a fact, and we need to, you know, deal with that. — Allen West

What happened to society? I go into business, I don't make it, I go bankrupt. I've been on food stamps and welfare, did anybody help me out? No. No. They gave me hope, they gave me encouragement, and they gave me a vision. — Craig T. Nelson

President Obama has almost doubled our national debt to more than $19 trillion, and growing. And yet, what do we have to show for it? Our roads and bridges are falling apart, our airports are in Third World condition, and forty-three million Americans are on food stamps. — Donald Trump

Where do I get my seriousness? You can't help but grow up fast when your parents get divorced. You see your mother go to get food stamps and she's making fifty dollars too much to get them, with four kids to support. — Tom Cruise

The fundamental fact in the lives of the poor in most parts of America is that the wages of common labor are far below the benefits of AFDC, Medicaid, food stamps, public housing, public defenders, leisure time and all the other goods and services of the welfare state. — George Gilder

More people are on food stamps today because of Obamas policies than ever in history. I would like to be the best paycheck president in American history. ... And so Im prepared if the NAACP invites me, Ill go to their convention and talk about why the African-American community should demand paychecks and not be satisfied with food stamps. — Newt Gingrich

The Center for Immigration Studies estimates that 62 percent of households headed by illegal immigrants use some form of cash or non-cash welfare programs like food stamps or housing assistance, tremendous costs, by the way, to our country, tremendous costs. This directly violates the federal public charge law designed to protect the United States Treasury. Those who abuse our welfare system will be priorities for immediate removal. — Donald Trump

Jeff Bezos is on his way to becoming the wealthiest American, and by giving away his product at much reduced prices to food stamp recipients, he's building a moat around his life to where the pitchforks and the barbarians will avoid him 'cause they'll think he's on their side. — Rush Limbaugh

Do people on food stamps actually need more movies to watch? Well, I'm probably treading dangerously close to the line of insensitivity, right? — Rush Limbaugh

People on welfare are getting a price cut to join Amazon Prime, which means you're paying for that. So the food stamp recipients will now get Amazon Prime for $5.99 a month. Free shipping, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows, which means that these people have to have internet accessibility. — Rush Limbaugh

The food stamp program is the largest piece of the Farm Bill, it's a massive amount of money, but not only has it been good for families that need it, but it's been fantastic for local economies. — Andrew Zimmern

I have been very outspoken in my opposition to cuts in what I would call the means-tested entitlement programs: Medicaid, food stamps, and all of that. I feel very, very strongly that those cuts as proposed are unjust, but I am not prepared to label Ronald Reagan a "sinner."It seems to me that when you invoke the adjective "moral" you must be careful to distinguish what it is you mean by that. — Bruce Babbitt

What are people released from prison expected to do? How are they expected to survive? Can't get a job, locked out of housing, and even food stamps may be off limits. Well, apparently what we expect them to do is to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars in fees, fines, court costs, and back child support (which continues to accrue while you are in prison). — Michelle Alexander

Discrimination in public benefits is also perfectly legal. Under federal law, people convicted of drug felonies are deemed ineligible even for food stamps. — Michelle Alexander

Today it is perfectly legal to discriminate against criminals in nearly all the ways that it was once legal to discriminate against African Americans. Once you're labeled a felon, the old forms of discrimination - employment discrimination, housing discrimination, denial of the right to vote, denial of educational opportunity, denial of food stamps and other public benefits, and exclusion from jury service - are suddenly legal. — Michelle Alexander

The wiping out of millions of homes took away Black and Brown wealth. It drove poverty, it drove unemployment, it drove people to food stamps. — Jesse Jackson

And the same goes for government benefits. The Center for Immigration Studies estimates that 62 percent of households headed by illegal immigrants use some form of cash or non-cash welfare programs like food stamps or housing assistance. Tremendous costs, by the way, to our country. — Donald Trump

I think the most surreal moment for me having been a kid who was on unemployment, was on food stamps - I'm not kidding you, to utter these words aloud is so surreal to me - but to say, "I had to give up my Super Bowl tickets for my all-expense paid research trip to Argentina's wine country," it was like, who's life is this? It was splendid, and the nice thing was that they renewed my contract for another year. — Adam Richman

My mom always says, "Pack your smile," but [the sound guy] articulated it beautifully, because he saw me go from Joe Schmo who had been on food stamps to Adam Richman from Man V. Food. He said, "For you, it may be your 50th or 100th selfie, autograph, or whatever of the day. But for that person, it may be the first or the only time in their life that they've seen someone they enjoy on television. Never lose sight of that." — Adam Richman

I grew up with a single mom who was a waitress. We were on food stamps. My mom then got Pell Grants, put herself through college to get a degree to get a better job. Because we were broke, I then had to go to a state school. I went to Temple University, and had to get loans. So I grew up in a world where I saw the government helping individuals pull themselves up, and saw it work very successfully. — Adam McKay

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