"When too many Americans don't vote or participate, some see apathy and despair. I see disappointment and even outrage. And I believe that out of this frustration can come hope and action."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Paul Wellstone on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Paul Wellstone on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Paul Wellstone on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Paul Wellstone on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Paul Wellstone on Dalai Lama
"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."