"You meet people in Hollywood that are famous, and you're not sure what they got famous for."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Rainn Wilson on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Rainn Wilson on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Rainn Wilson on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Rainn Wilson on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Rainn Wilson on Ambrose Bierce
"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."