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Ben Nelson Quotes and Sayings

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When George Washington was elected president,
there was no national vote.
- Ben Nelson

When it comes to making decisions, I will come down
on the side of Nebraska every time.
If I have to choose between the White House and the farmhouse,
I choose the farmhouse.
- Ben Nelson

Anytime the president visits Nebraska its good for Nebraska.
- Ben Nelson

I'm not averse to helping Wall Street when it helps Main Street.
- Ben Nelson

 

Let me be clear.
I support the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
- Ben Nelson

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.
- Ben Nelson

A democratic and stable Iraq and Afghanistan are essential
to our broader efforts to make no place safe for terrorists
and to win the War on Terrorism.
- Ben Nelson

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If we cannot agree, then at least we ought to move on.
- Ben Nelson

For many Americans, including many who are employed,
going to the doctor when they fall ill or become injured
may not be an option because of the absence of health insurance.
- Ben Nelson

I look at ANWR (Artic National Wildlife Refuge) as
a poison pill in the energy bill.
- Ben Nelson

The security of our nation depends on the men and women
who are willing to sacrifice their safety,
and possibly their lives, to protect the freedoms the rest of us enjoy.
- Ben Nelson

I certainly want campaign finance reform.
I just wish this would do it in a way that would stand
up to a constitutional challenge.
- Ben Nelson

Any time the president talks, you listen.
- Ben Nelson

Amending the U.S.
Constitution, the document most sacred to those who
love freedom and liberty,
is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the
basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that
a proposed amendment is necessary.
- Ben Nelson

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.
- Ben Nelson

We cannot erase what has been done.
We can apologize for it.
We can express our outrage.
We can say to the American people and to the people of the world,
this is not our way and we do not condone it,
but we cannot change it and we cannot erase it.
- Ben Nelson

We don't stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot PHOTO

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

Life isn't about finding yourself.
Life is about creating yourself.
- George Bernard Shaw

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
- George Washington Carver

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated;
you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- David Lloyd George

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Those who cannot remember the past
are condemned to repeat it.
- George Santayana

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

Better keep yourself clean and bright;
you are the window through which
you must see the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- old proverb often attributed to David Lloyd George

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile

Who controls the past controls the future.
Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
- George Bernard Shaw

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

There is only one happiness in life: to love and to be loved.
- George Sand

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't believe in circumstances.
The people who get on in the world are the people who
get up and look for the circumstances they want,
and if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others,
and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.
- George Washington Carver

How far you go in life depends on you being
tender with the young,
compassionate with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and the strong.
Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
- George Washington Carver

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
- George MacDonald

Life is no brief candle to me.
It is a sort of splendid torch
which I have got a hold of for the moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible
before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness
of the woods before sunrise.
- George Washington Carver

Love demands infinitely less than friendship.
- George Jean Nathan

I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out
where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
- George Carlin

Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
- George Eliot

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station,
through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
- George Washington Carver

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say,
abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
- George Eliot


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