"I knew from a young age that I wanted to be an actor. I never even thought about other careers. The acting field is certainly not the path many Indian parents encourage their children to take, but mine were very supportive. They wanted me to have an education, but understood that this is what I wanted to do."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Archie Panjabi on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Archie Panjabi on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Archie Panjabi on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Archie Panjabi on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Archie Panjabi on Oscar Wilde
"I don't ever want to be hugely famous because I had a little taste of it after 'East Is East' and 'Bend It.'"
"I like to cook Indian food when I can. I find the process of creating a home-cooked meal to be unwinding."
"When I was younger I was fat. I was never conscious of it and was content with who I was because I was so loved. My mother never told me to lose weight and my father doted on me, but my agent told me. I tried, but I loved Indian food too much."
"I'd love to do a romantic comedy. And perhaps, if the character was right and I had a good gut instinct, a Bollywood movie. And I'd love to direct. One day. I'm learning a lot on the set of 'The Good Wife.'"
"There is a big misconception about arranged marriage. Yes, it can mean that you meet someone and then have to marry them, but this was my mother saying, 'I'm going to introduce you to so-and-so - If you don't like them, fair enough.'"