Aasif Mandvi Quotes & Sayings

17 most famous Aasif Mandvi quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 52 year old Indian actor born on Mar 5, 1966.

“I think Islam has been hijacked by the idea that all Muslims are terrorists; that Islam is about hate, about war, about jihad - I think that hijacks the spirituality and beauty that exists within Islam. I believe in allowing Islam to be seen in context and in its entirety and being judged on what it really is, not what you think it is.”
Aasif Mandvi Quotes
“If you don't acknowledge differences, it's as bad as stereotyping or reducing someone.”
Aasif Mandvi Quotes
“I'm Muslim the way many of my Jewish friends are Jewish: I avoid pork, and I take the big holidays off.”
“When I was 11 my friend's mom made a peanut butter sandwich. I ate the sandwich and was like, 'I'm never eating anything else again.' And I still eat peanut butter every day. I would put peanut butter on a steak.”
Aasif Mandvi Quotes
“In Britain, you never get away from the fact that you're a foreigner. In the U.S., the view is it doesn't matter where you come from.”
Aasif Mandvi Quotes
“The artist never really has any control over the impact of his work. If he starts thinking about the impact of his work, then he becomes a lesser artist.”
“An artist's job is simply to take the mirror in front of your face and hold it there. It's not to give you any answers. It is simply to take that mirror and point it at you.”
“The great joy of doing 'The Daily Show' for me is that I get to sit on the fence between cultures. I am commenting on the absurdity of both sides as an outsider and insider. Sometimes I'm playing the brown guy, and sometimes I'm not, but the best stuff I do always goes back to being a brown kid in a white world.”
Aasif Mandvi Quotes
“I've always said I'm the worst representative of Muslim-Americans that's ever existed, because I've been inside more bars than mosques.”
Aasif Mandvi Quotes
“People lament that there's no roles being written for South Asian or Muslim characters. But their parents don't want their children to go into the entertainment field. You don't get it both ways.”

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