"Politics is about the improvement of people's lives. It's about advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and the world. Politics is about doing well for the people."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Paul Wellstone on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Paul Wellstone on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Paul Wellstone on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Paul Wellstone on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Paul Wellstone on John Lennon
"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."