Quotes by 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
Whether we call it religion or faith, we all battle for a balanced integrated soul.
– 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
There's no wrong way to experience a film.
– 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
The Ukrainian community is tight-knit by nature.
– 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
Music is what our feelings sound like.
– 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
I, for one, am tired of seeing movies about men damaging each other.
– Vera Farmiga
I've played a lot of mothers in my movies.
– Vera Farmiga
I think that films about faith made for faith-based communities have a certain tactic.
– Vera Farmiga
I think God gave us senses of humor, and we should use them.
– 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
I have tender, romantic associations with upstate New York.
– 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 come from a massive family, and the youngest is twentysomething years younger than I am, so I grew up with children.
– 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