I think we’re the only jokeless show on television. I mean really we have no setups and no punch lines. It’s not a joke show. There are funny lines and funny moments but again the comedy is born of the human experience and awkward pauses are a great part of what it is to be human.

Rainn Wilson Experience Quote

I really wanted to do something positive on the Internet. I wanted to try to get young people talking about thinking about life’s big questions-make it cool and OK to wonder about the heart the soul and free will and God and death and big topics like that big human topics.

Rainn Wilson Cool Quote

And I do believe that the way to change a society to uplift people – not just their spirit but to uplift their society and economic base – is through education.

Rainn Wilson Change Quote

I like being a Baha’i who has an out-there sense of humor. God gives us talents and faculties and making people laugh is one of mine.

I think God has a tremendous sense of humor.

Rainn Wilson Humor Quotes

I had bohemian parents in Seattle in the last ’60s living in a houseboat. My dad wrote science fiction novels and painted big murals and oil paintings.

My dad wanted to name me after Rainier Maria Rilke the poet.

My dad was always such a frustrated artist. He always worked very hard to support his family doing a bunch of ridiculous jobs. He wanted to be a painter but then he also wrote science-fiction novels in his spare time.

The founder of the Mona Foundation actually knew my dad for years and the more I learned about it the more I realized I really found the perfect charity. It sponsors schools and educational initiatives all over the planet.

Rainn Wilson Dad Quotes

Dwight is a sad clown. You’ve seen those paintings of sad clown.

I know what I look like – a weird sad clown puppet. I’m fine with that.

Rainn Wilson Sad Quotes