Quotes by Paul Wellstone

Paul David Wellstone was an American academic, author, and politician who represented Minnesota in the United States Senate from 1991 until he was killed in a plane crash in Eveleth, Minnesota, in 2002. A member of the Democratic Farmer-Labor Party, Wellstone was a leader of the progressive wing of the national Democratic Party. Born in Washington D.C., Wellstone graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A.

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Successful organizing is based on the recognition that people get organized because they, too, have a vision.

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The only way to change is to vote. People are responsible.

Democracy
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The American polity is infected with a serious imbalance of power between elites and masses, a power which is the principal threat to our democracy.

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Our politics are our deepest form of expression: they mirror our past experiences and reflect our dreams and aspirations for the future.

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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.

Teachers, Learning
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