"I think the future also will not belong to those who are cynical or those who stand on the sidelines."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Paul Wellstone on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Paul Wellstone on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Paul Wellstone on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Paul Wellstone on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Paul Wellstone on William Shakespeare
"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."