"Someone once told me that religion is like a knife: You can stab someone with it, or you can slice bread with it."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Vera Farmiga on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Vera Farmiga on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Vera Farmiga on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Vera Farmiga on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Vera Farmiga on Albert Camus
"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."