"I certainly want campaign finance reform. I just wish this would do it in a way that would stand up to a constitutional challenge."
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."Ben Nelson on Henry Ford
"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."Ben Nelson on Benjamin Franklin
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."Ben Nelson on Albert Camus
"Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent."Ben Nelson on Jim Rohn
"Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."Ben Nelson on Will Rogers
"What does it mean to be an American? While each of us may have our own specific answer to that question, we likely can agree on the basic principles of America: freedom, equal opportunity, and rights accompanied by responsibilities."
"Let me be clear. I support the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman."
"We can take full comfort in realizing the continuing strength of our nation. America's lands remain radiantly rich with diversity, and freedom still reigns."