Gene Wilder’s Most Mindful Quotes

By: Maaheem "Mak" Akhtar

Gene Wilder 1970

The world has lost yet another legend this year. Gene Wilder was known for saying many genius things. Here are our eight favorite mindful quotes by him:

  1. “So my idea of neurotic is spending too much time trying to correct a wrong. When I feel that I’m doing that, then I snap out of it.”

  2. “Come with me and you’ll be, in a world of pure imagination, take a look and you’ll see, into your imagination.”

  3. “If you’re not gonna tell the truth, then why start talking?”

  4. “So shines a good deed… in a weary world.”

  5. “What is essential is invisible to the eye.”

  6. “When you please your mother by doing something, it gives you confidence that you can please other people.”

  7. “If the physical thing you’re doing is funny, you don’t have to act funny while doing it… Just be real and it will be funnier.”

  8. “Time is a precious thing. Never waste it.”


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