"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."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Vera Farmiga on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Vera Farmiga on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Vera Farmiga on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Vera Farmiga on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Vera Farmiga on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"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."
"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."
"There's no wrong way to experience a film."
"I grew up in a Ukrainian Catholic-turned-Christian household, and that is my family's faith."
"Whether we call it religion or faith, we all battle for a balanced integrated soul."