Sometimes, the only realists are the dreamers…

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“I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power,” Paul Wellstone (1944 -2002)

Today marks 10 years since a tragic plane crash took the life of Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone. I was old enough to remember, but too young to fully understand. My parents were fervent supporters of Senator Wellstone and his loss was felt deeply in my family home. I spent some time reflecting on his legacy today and thought I would share a couple of my favorite quotes.

To read more go to http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/p/paul_wellstone.html

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