Claiborne Pell - Quotes

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The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people. ---->>>

My opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me. ---->>>

In politics, you must let the other person have your way. ---->>>

People who leave Washington do so by way of the box... ballet or coffin. ---->>>


Claiborne Pell profile (claiborne-pell.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: 11-22, 1918
Die: 01-01, 2009
Occupation: Politician

Claiborne de Borda Pell (November 22, 1918 – January 1, 2009) was a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, serving six terms from 1961 to 1997, and was the sponsor of the Pell Grant, which provides financial aid funding to American college students. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the U.S. Senate longer than anyone else from Rhode Island (wikipedia)