50 Wonderful Colin Farrell Quotes

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Colin Farrell is an Irish actor.

He is best known for starring as the lead role in the war drama movie ‘Tigerland’ which earned him praise and global recognition.

He has successfully appeared in many popular Hollywood movies, such as ‘American Outlaws,’ ‘Daredevil,’ and ‘Fright Night.’

Throughout his career, Farrell has received many prestigious international film awards, including the Shanghai International Film Festival award, London Film Critics’ Circle award, and a Golden Globe Award.

One of his most recent achievements is being listed as the fifth-greatest Irish film actor by ‘The Irish Times.’

Here’s a collection of the best Colin Farrell quotes:


50 Wonderful Colin Farrell Quotes

1. “I’m not going to lie, there are more interesting ways to spend your time than answering questions about yourself. But if there were no questions to ask me, I might have a beef with that.” – Colin Farrell

2. “I’m a big old romantic.” – Colin Farrell

3. “It’s not that I’m stupid. I just don’t think sometimes.” – Colin Farrell

4. “I do have the ability to explore life and to be over the moon at the smallest thing – a few pints and a craic in the pub and I’m in heaven. But I have a melancholy side to me as well. Acting allows me to feel things, it kind of buys me human experience. And I don’t mean this as acting as higher cause, because it’s not, but it does kind of have a higher awareness emotionally.” – Colin Farrell

5. “Vampires have always held a very seductive kind of lore and have always been some variety of attractive, whether it’s attractiveness that’s born of just the physical attributes that they have – this kind of ethereal beauty or translucent pallor – or whether it is more to do with the way they carry themselves.” – Colin Farrell

6. “A sense of adventure and humor is important too, but I truly find kindness and consideration for others to be the most attractive thing in anyone.” – Colin Farrell

7. “I couldn’t care less about who sees my bits.” – Colin Farrell

8. “I love working with horses. People say you shouldn’t work with animals and children; that’s wrong. You must only work with children because you only work eight hours a day.” – Colin Farrell

9. “Most of actor’s work is done at home, in your hotel room, in the wee hours of the morning thinking and reading and feeling, walking around and listening to music. It really just because an internal exercise, whatever skills.” – Colin Farrell


10th of 50 Colin Farrell Quotes

10. “I’ve realized as well after five years of being on the road that if I’m going to four or five months of my life to something even if I’m overpaid, it’s four or five months of my life away from home, away from my son, away from family and friends. I better believe in it on some level even if it’s a big movie.” – Colin Farrell


11. “Life is apogee, apex, decline; life is death – and everything else is open to discussion.” – Colin Farrell

12. “I love my kids. I’m crazy about them.” – Colin Farrell

13. “Allow your head to be quiet. Allow it to be still. Just for an hour and half. Just deal with your body & your breath.” – Colin Farrell

14. “Girl trouble, for me, is when you fall in love.” – Colin Farrell

15. “Every week a tsunami rips through poor towns and villages all over the world. It claims 25,000 lives a day, 175,000 a week. It sweeps children from the arms of their mothers, robs hundreds of millions of any hope for the future. That tsunami is hunger. Help us end it now.” – Colin Farrell

16. “The sea always offers up incredible stories of survivors’ fortitude. Myths of a lot of countries have variations on that.” – Colin Farrell

17. “I’ve never seen a moon in the sky that, if it didn’t take my breath away, at least misplaced it for a moment.” – Colin Farrell

18. “I love the grandiosity, how sweepingly entertaining films can be. And I think there’s a place for films that pry more into the human condition.” – Colin Farrell

19. “I got to work with Jared Leto. Jared’s cute. Oh, I’ll tell you. Jared will make you doubt about your sexuality.” – Colin Farrell


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20. “I take acting very seriously. I put everything I have and know into it.” – Colin Farrell


21. “I’m not painting myself as a down-home, modest guy.” – Colin Farrell

22. “I was never an A student, but I was really well behaved until I was 13 or so.” – Colin Farrell

23. “But we’re born as children and we look at the world with open eyes… And we don’t judge and we don’t betray. We’re not jealous. We’re not envious. We’re not even weary, which is a danger also as kids. They have to learn a certain amount of awareness.” – Colin Farrell

24. “I know what the important things are in life. I know that just because I pretend to be someone else for two hours on the silver screen doesn’t make me a better person than the next man. So, I mind all those things. Simple things.” – Colin Farrell

25. “Pain seems to be easier, or melancholy seems to be easier to portray in a character. I don’t know if that’s because I’m a human being or because I’m an Irishman or both.” – Colin Farrell

26. “You know. I’ll try anything. I’ll do anything. I’ll explore. Try different takes. All that kind of stuff to do sometimes, to do good performances, but always conducive to having a good time creatively.” – Colin Farrell

27. “I do enjoy reading some science fiction.” – Colin Farrell

28. “Anything that’s different from your own realm of experience as a human being, whether it’s driving a car or a boat, or using guns, anything that separates you from yourself and leads you more towards this character’s existence is a big help.” – Colin Farrell

29. “I’ve got plenty of love in my life already in the form of my sons and a few good friends who I value dearly.” – Colin Farrell


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30. “I’m just myself, I stick by my guns and I treat people the way I think they should be treated, regardless of their status. And I just have a laugh.” – Colin Farrell


31. “I’m not keen on cars and motorbikes. I tried to be a biker, but it wasn’t me – I bought a Harley-Davidson and dumped it.” – Colin Farrell

32. “Desperation will allow you to do incredible things in the name of survival,” – Colin Farrell

33. “Seven years sober. I’m really grateful. It’s really lovely to be present in my life.” – Colin Farrell

34. “I mean, we are tribal by nature, and sometimes success and material wealth can divide and separate – it’s not a new philosophy I’m sharing – more than hardship, hardship tends to unify.” – Colin Farrell

35. “I get excited about room-service menus! I really do.” – Colin Farrell

36. “and I love working with animals. Animals have an honesty that human beings reach to find in their lives at the best of times.” – Colin Farrell

37. “I’m just a true Irish boy at heart.” – Colin Farrell

38. “I like to go for a little drive up the California coast.” – Colin Farrell

39. “You’re scrutinized all through your life – you’re scrutinized by your family, by yourself, by society, and your friends in a certain way, shape, or form.” – Colin Farrell


40th of 50 Colin Farrell Quotes

40. “Magic is at the core of myths.” – Colin Farrell


41. “The first time you hold your baby in your arms, I mean, a sense of strength and love washes over you. It washed over me and I never thought that possible.” – Colin Farrell

42. “Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me.” – Colin Farrell

43. “I will say that as I get older and calmer and quieter in my own self, the one quality in a woman that I find more and more attractive is kindness.” – Colin Farrell

44. “My Dublin wasn’t the Dublin of sing-songs, traditional music, sense of history and place and community.” – Colin Farrell

45. “But I dare not think too far into the future on the risk that I’ll miss the present.” – Colin Farrell

46. “It’s great if you have to learn something new for a gig and designing a character physically is always fun but it does become an internal exercise in separating the wheat from the chaff.” – Colin Farrell

47. “Her Majesty’s Secret Service wouldn’t have me on the payroll.” – Colin Farrell

48. “My friends asked how I could do scenes like that and not get excited, but it wasn’t like that. My bits looked the size of a cashew nut!” – Colin Farrell

49. “I think I’m still trying to find my feet as an actor. And I know it ain’t brain surgery, but it confuses me and it comes between me and my sleep a lot.” – Colin Farrell

50. “I don’t go to the gym or practice yoga. And the closest thing I have to a nutritionist is the Carlsberg Beer Company. I just have the appetite of a pigeon.” – Colin Farrell



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Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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