Wright Quotes

I went to the 24 hour grocery. When I got there, the guy ...

I went to the 24 hour grocery. When I got there, the guy was locking up. I said, "Hey, the sign says you're open 24 hours.' The guy said, "Yes, but not in a row." - Steven Wright
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Never work just for money or for powe...

Never work just for money or for power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night. (Marian Wright Edelman)
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"Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replace...

"Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replaced everything with exact duplicates... When I pointed it out to my roommate, he said, 'Do I know you?'" β€” Steven Wright
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β€œSocialism never took root in America because the poor see th...

β€œSocialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” β€”Ronald Wright, A Short History of Progress
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If you don't like the way the world is, you chan...

If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time -- Marian Wright Edelman
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I think it's wrong that o...

I think it's wrong that only one company makes the game Monopoly. ...Steven Wright
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"Give me the luxuries of life a...

"Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities." β€” Frank Lloyd Wright
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β€œI saw a bank that said ’24-H...

β€œI saw a bank that said ’24-Hour Banking,’ but I didn’t have that much time.” – Steven Wright
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The longer I live the...

The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. Frank Lloyd Wright
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"It's a small world, ...

"It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it." β€” Steven Wright
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"If everything seems to be goi...

"If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something." - Steven Wright
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"What's another...

"What's another word for Thesaurus?" β€” Steven Wright
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"In school, every period ends with a bel...

"In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence." - Steven Wright
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"Everyone has a photogra...

"Everyone has a photographic Memory, some just don't have film." - Steven Wright
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"Tip the world over on its side...

"Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles." β€” Frank Lloyd Wright
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"Hermits have ...

"Hermits have no peer pressure." - Steven Wright
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"My theory of evolut...

"My theory of evolution is that Darwin was adopted." β€” Steven Wright
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"I bought some batter...

"I bought some batteries, but they weren't included." β€” Steven Wright
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"There may be no greater sense of fulfillment in life than the s...

"There may be no greater sense of fulfillment in life than the simultaneous feelings of human interconnection and pure freedom that arise from an authentic act of selfless generosity." β€”Dale S. Wright
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"The first time I ever read the...

"The first time I ever read the dictionary I thought it was a poem about everything." β€” Steven Wright
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β€œEducation is for improving the lives of oth...

β€œEducation is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.” - Marian Wright Edelman
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"TV is chewing g...

"TV is chewing gum for the eyes." β€” Frank Lloyd Wright
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"I was walking down the stree...

"I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out." β€” Steven Wright
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There's a fine line between fi...

There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot." - Steven Wright
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 21
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"Last year I went fishing with Salvad...

"Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish." β€” Steven Wright
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I was reading the dictionar...

I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything. -- Steven Wright
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"Look at the sunset ...

"Look at the sunset from the sun's point of view." - Steven Wright
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I put a humidifier and a deh...

I put a humidifier and a dehumidifier in a room and let them fight it outο»Ώ - Steven Wright
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"Light travels faster than sound....

"Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until they speak." – Steven Wright
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I drive way too fa...

I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol. Steven Wright
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"Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replace...

"Last night somebody broke into my apartment and replaced everything with exact duplicates... When I pointed it out to my roommate, he said, 'Do I know you?'" β€” Steven Wright
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"Im going to get a tatt...

"Im going to get a tattoo over my whole body, only taller." ~Stephen Wright
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Experience is something y...

Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it. - Steven Wright
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"What's another...

"What's another word for Thesaurus?" β€” Steven Wright
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 27
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"When I woke up this morning my girlfrie...

"When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, 'Did you sleep good?' I said 'No, I made a few mistakes.'" β€” Steven Wright
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Don't assume a door...

Don't assume a door is closed. Push on it - Marian Wright Edelman
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"But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are...

"But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown." β€” Carl Sagan
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The longer I live the...

The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. Frank Lloyd Wright
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 26
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Never work just for money or power....

Never work just for money or power. They won’t save your soul or help you sleep at night. Marian Wright Edelman
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 04
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"Give me the luxuries of life a...

"Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities." β€” Frank Lloyd Wright
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"It doesn't make a difference wh...

"It doesn't make a difference what temperature a room is, it's always room temperature." β€” Steven Wright
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"I used to work in a fire hydran...

"I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place." β€” Steven Wright
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β€œSocialism never took root in America because the poor see the...

β€œSocialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires.” ― Ronald Wright, A Short History of Progress
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β€œIf it keeps up, man will atro...

β€œIf it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.” - Frank Lloyd Wright
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I couldn’t repair your...

I couldn’t repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder. Steven Wright
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I drive way too fa...

I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol. Steven Wright
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Light travels faster than sound....

Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until they speak. - Steven Wright
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β€œIf we all worked on the assumption that wha...

β€œIf we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.” -Wright Brothers
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"The early bird gets the ...

"The early bird gets the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese" - Steven Wright
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I intend to live ...

I intend to live forever. So far, so good." Steven Wright
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"Neither the life of an individual nor t...

"Neither the life of an individual nor the history of a society can be understood without understanding both." - C. Wright Mills
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β€œThe best dividends on the labor invested have invar...

β€œThe best dividends on the labor invested have invariably come from seeking more knowledge rather than more power.” ----Wilbur and Orville Wright, March 12, 1906.”
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"Something I'll always remember - when I was a kid, I shook hands with Orville Wright. Forty y...

"Something I'll always remember - when I was a kid, I shook hands with Orville Wright. Forty years later, I shook hands with Neil Armstrong. The guy that invented the airplane and the guy that walked on the moon. In a lifetime, that's kinda wild when you think about it." - Jonathan Winters
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"The present is the ever moving shado...

"The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope." - Frank Lloyd Wright
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"I have been quiet today because fear in my heart has ...

"I have been quiet today because fear in my heart has been fighting with frustration in my brain, leaving little energy for my mouth." Camron Wright "The Rent Collector"
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"To understand a man, you should walk a mile in his shoes. ...

"To understand a man, you should walk a mile in his shoes. If he's still bothered by what you say, it's okay, because you will be a mile away and you will have his shoes." Steven Wright
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"They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fu...

"They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown." ~Carl Sagan
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Space is the ...

Space is the breath of art. ~Frank Lloyd Wright
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"People like to read about the things that they ...

"People like to read about the things that they want the most and experience the least." - Bernard Lowe played by Jeffrey Wright (Westworld, S1 | E3).
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I was sad because I had no shoes, until I...

I was sad because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet. So I said, "Got any shoes you're not using?" -- Steven Wright
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Depression is merel...

Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm. -- Steven Wright
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"You really can change ...

"You really can change the world if you care enough." Marian Wright Edelman
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Whenever I think of the...

Whenever I think of the past, it brings back so many memories. Steven Wright
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"A doctor can bury his mistakes, but...

"A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines." - Frank Lloyd Wright
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"If at first you dont ...

"If at first you dont succeed, skydiving is not for you." --Steven Wright
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Right now I’m having amnesia and d...

Right now I’m having amnesia and dΓ©jΓ  vu at the same time. I think I’ve forgotten this before. - Steven Wright
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"The truth is more i...

"The truth is more important than the facts." - Frank Lloyd Wright
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"They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fu...

"They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown." - Carl Sagan
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"From the first chipped stone to the first smelted...

"From the first chipped stone to the first smelted iron took nearly 3 million years; from the first iron to the hydrogen bomb took only 3 000” - Ronald Wright
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"Nowadays people often feel that their private lives are a series of traps....

"Nowadays people often feel that their private lives are a series of traps. They sense that within their everyday worlds, they cannot overcome their troubles, and in this feeling, they are often quite correct." C. Wright Mills, 1959
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"Nature is the only bod...

"Nature is the only body of god that we shall ever see." Frank Lloyd Wright
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"We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big differenc...

"We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee." – Marian Wright Edelman
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"Abandon it." -- Frank Lloyd ...

"Abandon it." -- Frank Lloyd Wright, on being asked how he would go about improving Pittsburgh
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