"So much about religion has to do with rigid, sacrosanct preciousness. I don't live my life that way, and I don't feel that's what Baha'u'llah teaches."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Rainn Wilson on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Rainn Wilson on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Rainn Wilson on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Rainn Wilson on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Rainn Wilson on Albert Camus
"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."