Colin Farrell quotes

Born
31 May 1976, Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland.

Occupation
Actor.

Colin Farrell is an Irish actor.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Magic is at the core of myths.
– Colin Farrell

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

I’ll be in Los Angeles for two weeks and I’ll have a laugh, get battered and have a buzz, but at the end of the day, I’ll go home. It’s just me earning a few more stories to tell everyone at home and all.
– Colin Farrell

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

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

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

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

I do enjoy reading some science fiction.
– Colin Farrell

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

I couldn’t care less about who sees my bits… 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

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

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

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

You spend so much time in your head in life. And what yoga does is, it asks you to allow your head to be quiet, to allow it to be still, just for an hour and a half. Just deal with your body and your breath. And it’s a great workout. I love it.
– Colin Farrell

I’m a big old romantic.
– Colin Farrell

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

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

I’m in no hurry to get anywhere. I don’t have any plans. I don’t have a map. If you did in this business, you’d destroy yourself.
– Colin Farrell

If after you read something, you connect with it, you want to do it.
– Colin Farrell

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