Steven Wright Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old steven wright quotes, steven wright sayings, and steven wright proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Why is a carrot more orange than an orange?     

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I've been thinking of humorous things since I was... I can't remember when. All the way through elementary school, all the way through junior high, all the way through high school, through college and after college, I was thinking of the same kinds of things that I say in front of an audience now.     

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I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five.     

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If I ever had twins, I’d use one for parts.     

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I couldn’t repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder.     

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When everything is coming your way, you’re in the wrong lane.     

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I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving.     

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For my birthday I got a humidifier and a dehumidifier…I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.     

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I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.     

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I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.     

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There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.      

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I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car.     

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When I was little, my grandfather used to make me stand in a closet for five minutes without moving. He said it was elevator practice.      

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If God dropped acid, would he see people?     

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I have the world's largest collection of seashells. I keep it on all the beaches of the world... perhaps you've seen it.     

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My roommate got a pet elephant. Then it got lost. It's in the apartment somewhere.     

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When I was a little kid we had a sand box. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child eventually.     

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I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder.     

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When I was little, my grandfather gave me a box of broken glass for Christmas. He gave my brother a box of Bandaids and said, 'You two share.'     

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If God dropped acid, would he see people?     

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The Bermuda Triangle got tired of warm weather. It moved to Alaska. Now Santa Claus has gone missing.     

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You know when you put a stick in water and it looks bent? That's why I never take baths.     

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I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone.     

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Doing stand-up is like running across a frozen pond with the ice breaking behind you. I love it because it's dangerous.     

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