"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."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Vera Farmiga on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Vera Farmiga on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Vera Farmiga on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Vera Farmiga on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Vera Farmiga on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"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."