"I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Paul Wellstone on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Paul Wellstone on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Paul Wellstone on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Paul Wellstone on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Paul Wellstone on Earl Nightingale
"The only way to change is to vote. People are responsible."
"Sometimes, the only realists are the dreamers."
"Our politics are our deepest form of expression: they mirror our past experiences and reflect our dreams and aspirations for the future."
"Education and democracy have the same goal: the fullest possible development of human capabilities."
"What makes community organizing especially attractive is the faith it places in the ability of the poor to make decisions for themselves."