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5 Hilarious Aziz Ansari Quotes About Modern Romance

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1. On

" will bring more love to the planet than anything since Jesus Christ."

2. On Marriage

"I see people my age...getting married to people they've known for like a year and a half. A year and a half? Is that enough time to get to know someone to know you want to spend the REST of your life with them? I've had sweaters for a year and a half and I was like 'What the fuck was I doing with this sweater?'"

3. On Online Dating

"I once met someone who found his wife by using and searching-- and this is a direct quote-- 'Jewish and my zip code.'...that's how I would go about finding a Wendy's."

4. On Finding Happiness

"If you've held someone you love and watched three to ten hours of a critically acclaimed drama, you've experienced the peak of human happiness."

5. On Finding Balance

"Spend more time with people, less time in front of a screen, and--since we're all in it together--be nice to people."

For a more in depth summary, listen to Episode #25 of the On Books Podcast, and buy the book Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari.

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