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Vera Farmiga – 24 Quotes

 

24 Quotes by Vera Farmiga

 

Faith is important to me.

– Vera Farmiga


Music is what our feelings sound like.

– Vera Farmiga


I’ve played a lot of mothers in my movies.

– Vera Farmiga


There’s no wrong way to experience a film.

– Vera Farmiga


The Ukrainian community is tight-knit by nature.

– Vera Farmiga


I have tender, romantic associations with upstate New York.

– Vera Farmiga


I think God gave us senses of humor, and we should use them.

– Vera Farmiga


I, for one, am tired of seeing movies about men damaging each other.

– Vera Farmiga


Whether we call it religion or faith, we all battle for a balanced integrated soul.

– Vera Farmiga


I think that films about faith made for faith-based communities have a certain tactic.

– Vera Farmiga


Honestly, I think a good film is spiritual, regardless of whether its subject is faith.

– Vera Farmiga


I grew up in a Ukrainian Catholic-turned-Christian household, and that is my family’s faith.

– Vera Farmiga


I don’t have a caustic sense of humor. What I find funny, that humor comes from a much gentler place.

– Vera Farmiga


I can’t get my knickers in a twist about my age and ageing in an industry that caters to the ids of 14-year-olds.

– Vera Farmiga


Someone once told me that religion is like a knife: You can stab someone with it, or you can slice bread with it.

– Vera Farmiga


Doubt is the middle position between knowledge and ignorance. It encompasses cynicism but also genuine questioning.

– Vera Farmiga


I come from a massive family, and the youngest is twentysomething years younger than I am, so I grew up with children.

– Vera Farmiga


I just hate one-dimensional portrayals of religion it’s too cheap and easy to do, and ignores the nuances that go into having a belief system.

– Vera Farmiga


There really are three types of ‘religious’ movies: the ones that make fun of it, the ones that vilify it and the ones that literally preach to the converted.

– Vera Farmiga


There are women who make things better, there are women who change things, there are women who make things happen, who make a difference. I want to be one of those women.

– Vera Farmiga


It’s a very different thing, religion and faith. Religion is man-made, it’s man-regulated. And faith, you can define God as you wish. But I think they’re two different things.

– Vera Farmiga


You earn very little money on independent films and I’m the provider for my home, so I do have to think of taking one for the accountant time and again and that means studio pictures.

– Vera Farmiga


Editing yourself is like an irksome coin toss. You’ve got to strip yourself of super ego and operate from the id. Maybe I’ve got my Freud mixed up. It’s just hard to trade a beauty shot for the performance with truth and a brightly lit zit.

– Vera Farmiga


We’re all sick of holy wars and bloodshed because religion is supposed to give us life and a better life and is supposed to bring out our best self. When it results in mass destruction and hatred and anxiety, it’s the antithesis I think of what religion was designed to do.

– Vera Farmiga


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