Paul Tsongas — American Politician born on February 14, 1941, died on January 18, 1997

Paul Efthemios Tsongas was an American politician, a United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1979 to 1985. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 1992 presidential election. He previously served as a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts's 5th congressional district and held local political office... (wikipedia)

You are part of that horrid expression, the best and the brightest. It can be a terrible burden if you let it be, but it is the great challenge of your time. And being a warrior in that challenge should be wondrous.
No one on his deathbed ever said, I wish I had spent more time on my business.
Journey with me to a true commitment to our environment. Journey with me to the serenity of leaving to our children a planet in equilibrium.
America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.
This land, this water, this air, this planet - this is our legacy to our young.