"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."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Rainn Wilson on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Rainn Wilson on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Rainn Wilson on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Rainn Wilson on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Rainn Wilson on Booker T. Washington
"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."
"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."
"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."