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The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. – steven wright

The hardness of the butter is proportional to the softness of the bread. – steven wright

The judge asked, What do you plead? I said, Insanity, your honour, who in their right mind would park in the passing lane? — Steven Wright

The lady across the hall tried to rob a department store… with a pricing gun. She said, Give me all of the money in the vault, or I'm marking down everything in the store… – steven wright

The other day I … no wait, that wasn't me. – steven wright

The other day when I was walking through the woods, I saw a rabbit standing in front of a candle making shadows of people on a tree. – steven wright

The other day, I was walking my dog around my building…on the ledge. Some people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths. — Steven Wright

The other day, I went to a tourist information booth and asked, Tell me about some of the people who were here last year. – steven wright

The other night I came home late, and tried to unlock my house with my car keys. I started the house up. So, I drove it around for a while. I was speeding, and a cop pulled me over. He asked where I lived. I said, “right here, officer”. Later, I parked it on the freeway, got out, and yelled at all – steven wright


The problem with the gene pool is that there is no lifeguard. – steven wright

The severity of the itch is proportional to the reach. – steven wright

The sign said eight items or less. So I changed my name to Les.– Steven Wright


The sky already fell. Now what? — Steven Wright

The sky is falling…no, I'm tipping over backwards. — Steven Wright

The sooner you fall behind, the more time you'll have to catch up.  – steven wright

The Stones, I love the Stones. I watch them whenever I can. Fred, Barney.. – steven wright

The sun got confused about daylight savings. It rose twice. Everything had two shadows. – steven wright

The sun never sets on the British Empire. But it rises every morning. The sky must get awfully crowded. — Steven Wright

There aren't enough days in the weekend. — Steven Wright

There is a thin line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot. – steven wright

There was a power outage at a department store yesterday. Twenty people were trapped on the escalators. — Steven Wright


There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot. — Steven Wright

There's a pizza place near where I live that sells only slices… in the back you can see a guy tossing a triangle in the air…– Stephen Wright

They say we're 98% water. We're that close to drowning…[picks up his glass of water from the stool]…I like to live on the edge… — Steven Wright

This isn't all true. — Steven Wright

Tinsel is really snakes' mirrors. — Steven Wright

To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research. – steven wright

Today I dialed a wrong number… The other person said, Hello? and I said,Hello, could I speak to Joey?… They said, Uh… I don't think so…he's only 2 months old. I said, I'll wait. — Steven Wright

Two babies were born on the same day at the same hospital. They lay there and looked at each other. Their families came and took them away. Eighty years later, by a bizarre coincidence, they lay in the same hospital, on their deathbeds, next to each other. One of them looked at the other and said, So. What did you think? – steven wright

What a nice night for an evening. – steven wright


What are imitation rhinestones? — Steven Wright


What happens if you get scared half to death twice? – steven wright


What's another word for thesaurus?— Steven Wright

When everything’s coming your way, you’re in the wrong lane. – steven wright

When he gets older, I'd tell him he used to have a brother, but he didn't obey.– Stephen Wright

When I get bored I go to a Seven-Eleven and ask for a two-by-four and a box of three-by-fives. — Steven Wright

When I get real bored, I like to drive downtown and get a great parking spot,then sit in my car and count how many people ask me if I'm leaving.– Steven Wright

When I have a kid, I want to buy one of those strollers for twins. Then put the kid in and run around, looking frantic.– Stephen Wright

When I turned two I was really anxious, because I'd doubled my age in a year.I thought, if this keeps up, by the time I'm six I'll be ninety.– Steven Wright

When I was 8, I played little league. I was on first; I stole third; I went straight across. Earlier that week, I learned that the shortest distance between two points was a direct line. I took advantage of that knowledge. – steven wright


When I was a kid, we had a quicksand box in the backyard. I was an only child . . . eventually. – steven wright

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

When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, Well, what do you need? — Steven Wright

When I was five years old I was on a merry go round. There was a gunshot nearby. The horses stampeded. There I was running down the street on a purple wooden horse. – steven wright

When I was in boy scouts, I slipped on the ice and hurt my ankle. A little old lady had to help me across the street. — Steven Wright

When I was in high school, I got in trouble with my girlfriend's Dad. He said, I want my daughter back by 8:15. I said, The middle of August? Cool! – steven wright


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.— Steven Wright


When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, Did you sleep good? I said, No, I made a few mistakes. — Steven Wright


When I'm not in my right mind, my left mind gets pretty crowded. – steven wright

When they asked George Washington for his ID, he just took out a quarter. – steven wright

Whenever I think of the past, it brings back so many memories . – steven wright

While I was gone, somebody rearranged on the furniture in my bedroom. They put it in _exactly_ the same place it was. When I told my roommate, he said: Do I know you?– Stephen Wright

Who is General Failure and why is he reading my hard disk? – steven wright

Why do psychics have to ask you for your name? – steven wright

Why in a country of free speech, are there phone bills? – steven wright

Why is the alphabet in that order? Is it because of that song?— Steven Wright

Winny and I lived in a house that ran on static electricity…If you wanted to run the blender, you had to rub balloons on your head. If you wanted to cook,you had to pull off a sweater real quick. — Steven Wright

Winny would spend all of his time practicing limbo… He got pretty good… He could go under a rug… – steven wright


Women… can't live with 'em…… can't shoot 'em – steven wright

Yesterday I found out what doughnuts are for. You put them on doughbolts.They hold dough airplanes together. For kids, they make erector sets out of play-dough. — Steven Wright

Yesterday I parked my car in a tow-away zone…when I came back the entire area was missing…

Yesterday I saw a chicken crossing the road. I asked it why. It told me it was none of my business. — Steven Wright

Yesterday I told a chicken to cross the road. It said, what for?– Steven Wright

Yesterday, my eyeglass prescription ran out. – steven wright


You can't have everything. Where would you put it? — Steven Wright


You know how it feels when you're leaning back on a chair, and you lean too far back, and you almost fall over backwards, but then you catch yourself at the last second? I feel like that all the time… – steven wright

You know how it is when you're walking up the stairs, and you get to the top,and you think there's one more step? I'm like that all the time.– Steven Wright

You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive. – steven wright

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