Gaylord Nelson Quotes (18 quotes)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGaylord Nelson
Born: June 4, 1916
Died: July 3, 2005 (aged 89)
Occupation: Politician, activist, lawyer, veteran
Bio: Gaylord Anton Nelson was an American politician from Wisconsin who served as a United States Senator and governor. A Democrat, he was the principal founder of Earth Day.
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“Poverty is uncomfortable, as I can testify; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim for himself.”