45 Greatest Vera Farmiga Quotes

She has collaborated with the TV series ‘Mad Men’, where she played Dr. Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, and for the drama-thriller ‘Up in the Air’, the film ‘Up in the Air’, and the comedy series ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’. She made her directorial debut in the comedy film ‘Higher Ground’, and the horror-thriller ‘Higher Ground’.

She had a starring role in the 2009 film, Up in the Air, where she plays a young girl with a rare blood type. This film also earned her a ‘Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress’ and a ‘British Independent Film Award for Best Actress’ for ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’, as well as numerous nominations. When she was a teenager, she played the role of a girl with a rare type of blood.

Here are some quotes by the actress Vera Farmiga.

45 Greatest Vera Farmiga Quotes

I know it sounds like Vera Farmiga would make the perfect mom, but she probably would just be a nightmare to live with.

My understanding of Catholicism is that Jesus is the Son of God, born of a Virgin, lived for 33 years, died on the cross, and was resurrected from the grave. I’m pretty sure those things all have to be true but I don’t know all the details. The Catholics I knew growing up all had a very different set of beliefs and had different interpretations about the details, although I did learn about a lot of different Catholic doctrines from them.

For me, I’m doing what I do best. I’m living in it, and I’m loving it. I love to give good takes, to give choices. As an actor, it’s awesome. So it’s been awesome. I love doing it. I’m thrilled to be here.

I saw Rosemary’s Baby when I was about 14 years old and I was utterly fascinated by it. I was so drawn into it I went through my mom’s underwear drawer looking for a rosemary bush and then trying to make a potion to get pregnant and give birth to the Antichrist.

The horror genre is all about the unexpected. We’re all about the unexpected.

Vera Farmiga was one of the more interesting people on the set of The Departed. She starred opposite Martin Sheen & Alec Baldwin, and it sounds like she had some wild parties with the cast and crew.

It’s very rare in life to make a film that is both artful and true. That’s what you get [in Down to the Bone] – a story that touches on real issues with real people, and a story that is both moving and thought-provoking. There’s no better way to make a contribution to the world.

I am not the only one who wants to recognize herself in the female characters she plays. But I am the only one who can play female characters in the way I want to, because I am an actress, not a journalist or a politician or a social worker.

I can’t think of anyone who has made me laugh more than Vera Farmiga. I’ll never forget after watching her movie, Higher Ground, I was in tears. She makes me laugh every time I see her.

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Farmiga is brilliant and she knows it, so she’s not afraid to admit that Vanya’s performance in his stoned state is pretty much perfect. He’s definitely a more subtle actor and I love watching a stoned Vanya.

Vera Farmiga is a former child actress and the wife of actor Brent Briscoe. She has a number of smaller acting roles to her credit, while her acting career ended in 1997. She also appeared in the comedy film Higher Learning and its sequel (both in 2000). In 2008, Farmiga made her directorial debut with the comedy film Higher Ground. Farmiga is often cast in roles that require her to look somewhat innocent, and her roles in films that fall into this category have earned her a reputation for being the “angel of the film”.

Religion is a mental virus that is spreading through the world like wild fire.
We’re not sure what religion is supposed to be. We only know that it has to do with a belief in God.
Religion is not the answer to our existential problems. But if it does not lead to greater compassion, it can never find a home among us.

I think with the social media, at this point, there’s a lot of pressure on me to sort of be the right person. I guess that also comes with having a platform. It’s a delicate thing for me, with how involved I am in social media and being a part of people’s lives in a way that they want me to.

As an out-of-towner, I was genuinely fascinated by the way the conversation flowed between the writer and the actor. I was sitting there, listening, with my mouth open as these two professionals engaged in a conversation.

Maybe the writers could easily change the whole thing but this is the story we are telling.

I think it’s good that you have an open mind. I also think it’s good to read the reviews or the interviews, to understand the point of view of other people.

It’s easy when you have a family. I do the accounting and I do the budgeting, but I have to think of the child. My child is on this earth right now. He is alive. What is gonna happen to him? How is he gonna live? He will always be young. It is the most important thing. You have to think about that.

Vera Farmiga played an actress. She was involved in the editing of the movie. She said that editing was not part of her process as an actress.

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Truth is often unpleasant, but it’s honest. Honesty usually feels better than lies. If what you say is true, it doesn’t matter if what you are saying is uncomfortable, cruel, or hurts someone else. If you know it’s true, it’s also easier to forgive yourself for saying it, and easier for the other person to forgive you for saying it.

In this interview, Vera Farmiga talks about her career, as an actress, and about her relationship with her family, her children and her husband. She also mentions her work and why she loves what she does, being on stage.

I was thinking about “The Exorcist” when I watched this, and also I think of the movie “The Lovely Bones”, where the main character is a girl who was raped and murdered and she just had the body and the consciousness of a girl who had died. I thought it was great how she was constantly thinking about it, trying to get back to her body because she could only be in the place of her body if she thought about it as her body.

She was very studious and straight playing her role as a child in NARAS.

I think you can’t stop being a Christian, but you do need to follow the example of Jesus and be compassionate and helpful to those who are less fortunate than yourself.

The next quote is another direct reference to the biblical story in Matthew 25:40-45.

Farmiga, of “Up in the Air” and “Higher Ground,” said her husband, director (and actress) Sam Mendes, is always right there to make sure she’s okay.

The more we know about you, the more people know about you, the easier your job is to create a character in whom people suspend disbelief.

Farmiga goes on to say that she’s been cast in more female characters, and that many of the female characters she’s been cast in have been written with a lot more depth.

When being asked what she thinks about people who don’t pray, Vera says that even if she doesn’t think you have to pray, she still believes that you should try and be open to it.

Vera Farmiga said she prays every day, and that faith is a big part of her life.

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It’s hard for parents to imagine going to college when they are still trying to get through high school.

Vera Farmiga is an American actress. She has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, one Primetime Emmy Award and one Screen Actors Guild Award. She is known for her role as Dr. Samantha Mulder on The X-Files.

 I agree. My dream would be to just keep working as an actor, without being famous.

I’ve done a lot of television (including The Departed) and I also had a lot of the same experiences with the character that Vera has talked about, where you just can’t get the quality control of television, if you have to have so much footage in the first place.

My father taught me that the most important thing is to be free to choose my own values and to determine for myself what “God” is.

If I was in a limelight, I would need to be careful about my actions and speech, because I would be affecting my perception and perception is reality.

Religious movies often make fun of religion. They often vilify religion. And they sometimes literally preach to the converted.

If you want to be like a friend, don’t be a friend.

Be yourself and I will love you and I will enjoy your company.

Being like a friend means not having an opinion of yourself or others, and not caring how you behave.

It means not being true to yourself.

It’s a toxic state of mind, and leads to unhappiness.

It’s unhealthy, and I don’t recommend it.

Well done, I’m glad it was successful. There’s no point in writing for a general audience if the general audience doesn’t get it.

Vera Farmiga is famous for her lead role in the film Upstream Color (2013), in which she plays a young woman who is being stalked by a man on a power trip.

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This film is for religious communities. It has a very specific tactic to work within faith-based communities, while also being a really good film.

I’m pretty clean. No big tragedies in my childhood or adolescence or adulthood. I’ve had a very easygoing, simple life.

Music is not only our feelings, but it is also how our thoughts, words, and actions, express our feelings and moods.

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It’s not normal to give birth to a human being and then not be a parent any more!

In the movie Up in the Air, Vera Farmiga plays a character named Frances. Frances is an emotional support worker. She helps people deal with sadness and loss. She helps people find the power within themselves to help make things happen.

When you encounter sophistication of female characters created for men, it is a result of not only a male writers but also male directors and male producers.


Thanks for checking out this collection of quotes from Vera Farmiga! If you liked these quotes, you’ll love the ones I share that Vera talks about her career and personal life in her very candid Twitter Q&A.

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