"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."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Vera Farmiga on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Vera Farmiga on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Vera Farmiga on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Vera Farmiga on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."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'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."