Or maybe it was "suffering is for the poor."
I came across this just now, which made me think of this:
Make of it what you will.“I’m concerned about the fact there seems to be a war on the poor,” he said, sitting at the head of a burnished table as members of his cabinet lingered after a meeting. “That if you’re poor, somehow you’re shiftless and lazy.”“You know what?” he said. “The very people who complain ought to ask their grandparents if they worked at the W.P.A.”