"Today, I will vote in support of the Marriage Protection Amendment. I shall do so because like President Bush, I strongly believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Nick Lampson on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Nick Lampson on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Nick Lampson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Nick Lampson on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Nick Lampson on James C. Dobson
"Any veteran can tell you it is already hard enough to see a doctor down at the VA and get the health care they were promised when they signed up to serve this country."
"But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present."
"We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress."
"Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait."
"We must always emphasize research and development of science and mathematics, and I can think of no better way to achieve this than through our future in space."