Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Rainn Wilson

American,  Actor
Total Quotes : 26
Sad Clown Paintings

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

- Rainn Wilson

Thought Brazil Plays

Apparently 'The Office' plays in Brazil. Who would've thought that Brazilians would identify with a bunch of pasty white Scrantonians in a paper company? But the Brazilians I've met have really loved the show.

- Rainn Wilson

Education Through Uplift

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

Father Always Fathers

Absolutely father knows best, always do what your fathers say, and if you can't find one then just ask me, I am a father and I know best.

- Rainn Wilson

Play Very Expanding

I found it very easy to transform into creeps and weirdos and losers and goof-balls, and I'm happy to play eccentric kinds of characters, and I have a great affinity for the outsider, but I definitely am about expanding my range as well.

- Rainn Wilson

Grow Race Here

Life is suffering. Life is not resistance to suffering. The point of life is to suffer. This is why we're here: We're here to suffer. I believe in a higher power that compassionately allows suffering for us as a race, to grow and mature.

- Rainn Wilson

Theatre Me Transform

I started in theatre, and for me, it was all about transformation. You transform into the character that you're playing.

- Rainn Wilson

Weird Like Puppet

I know what I look like - a weird, sad clown puppet. I'm fine with that.

- Rainn Wilson

Love Art Read

I don't want to sound pretentious, but I love art, I like to go to museums, and I like to read books.

- Rainn Wilson

Think Equate Times People

I think that charity is a tricky thing, because a lot of times, people equate charity with handouts. I don't believe in handouts.

- Rainn Wilson

Think Desire I Think

I think Dwight loves being number two. I don't think he has any desire to be number one. He wants to be number two no matter where he goes. It's like Avis. 'We try harder.' That's Dwight.

- Rainn Wilson

I Think Show Part

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

Always Tell Been

I've always been terrible on regular sitcoms with lots of jokes. I don't know how to tell jokes.

- Rainn Wilson

Canada Scotland England

Scotland is the Canada of England!

- Rainn Wilson

Voice Checking Audition

I remember being unemployed and walking the East Village streets for many years, constantly checking my voice mail on pay phones, hoping for an audition.

- Rainn Wilson

Death Young Big

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

Pretty Ever Worked

Pretty much anybody who's ever worked can relate to our show.

- Rainn Wilson

Think I Think Range

I think definitely people know me from playing creeps and weirdos, and I'm definitely looking to expand my range.

- Rainn Wilson

Bad Show Haircuts

The great challenge working on this show for me is wearing polyester all day long and having the worst haircut known to man at the top of my head and sitting under fluorescent lights. That is America, people. Polyester, bad haircuts, under fluorescent lights.

- Rainn Wilson

Year Always Joined

I joined an acting class in my junior year in high school. I'd always wanted to try it.

- Rainn Wilson