Quotes by Paul Wellstone

"Never separate the life you lead from the words you speak."

"Politics is not about big money or power games; it's about the improvement of people's lives"

"If we don't fight hard enough for the things we stand for, at some point we have to recognize that we don't really stand for them."

"Never separate the life you live from the words you speak."

"Politics is about the improvement of people's lives, lessening human suffering, advancing the cause of peace and justice in our country and in the world."

Books by Paul Wellstone

Paul Wellstone
  • Paul Wellstone

  • Date of birth: July 21, 1944
  • Died: October 25, 2002
  • Born: in Washington, District of Columbia, The United States.

  • Description: Paul David Wellstone was a two-term U.S. Senator from the state of Minnesota and member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, which is affiliated with the national Democratic Party. Before being elected to the Senate in 1990, he was a professor of political science at Carleton College. Wellstone was a liberal and a leading spokesman for the liberal wing of the national Democratic Party. He served in the Senate from 1991 until his death in a plane crash on 25 October 2002, 11 days before the US senate election in which he was running for a third term. His wife, Sheila, and daughter, Marcia, also died in the crash. They had two other grown children, David and Mark, who now co-chair the Wellstone Action nonprofit group.