Sometimes your mistakes are you biggest virtues. You learn so much from the mistake. Those things that you think are the worst thing that's happening to you can somehow turn around and be the greatest opportunity.— Nicole Kidman
The most promising Nicole Kidman quotes that are easy to memorize and remember
The thing you hate about yourself tends to be the thing that everyone likes about you.
Life has got all those twists and turns. You've got to hold on tight and off you go.
Violence against women is an appalling human rights violation.
But it is not inevitable. We can put a stop to this.
Forget the past. You can never predict what the future is going to be. Live for the moment.
Cinema is a director's medium, so you're saying, "What do you want?" Being an actor is about adapting - physically and emotionally. If that means you have to look great for it and they can make you look great, then thank you. And if you have to have everything washed away, then I'm willing to do that too.
I believe the experiences of life are more important than any film you make.
I wear sunscreen, and I don't smoke. I take care of myself. And I'm very proud to say that.
LIfe has got all those twists and turns. You've got to hold on tight and off you go.
I'm not sure what the future holds but I do know that I'm going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said 'Nic, it is what it is, it's not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is.'
Part of our job as human beings is to share our knowledge and share the things we've learned. So we can either save people from making the same mistakes, or give them hope.
I always wanted to get married with just candles! I think candlelight is the most beautiful light there is and there's something very spiritual about it.
To be an actor you have to have a certain amount of madness in you.
That’s why, when people meet you and you seem very together, they are quite surprised - they don’t see you behind closed doors.
It's the warmest, loveliest community I've ever set foot in.
For me, it's the perfect place to live. It's the best part of America.
I'm not sure what the future holds but I do know that I'm going to be positive.
I'm always happy to play the bad girl.
I just get to have fun, and it's obviously all done with a smile.
If you enter the dark side of life, and come through it, you emerge with more strength and passion.
I was taught a very strong work ethic that included punctuality, which I've always felt is a sign of respect for others.
It's so bizarre, I'm not scared of snakes or spiders.
But I'm scared of butterflies. There is something eerie about them. Something weird!
I love working with people who are inspired and obsessive.
Happiness, that's obviously different for everybody, but what I call my joy, the thing that makes me feel incredibly satiated, is my family, and then I get to go and play out all of my ideas and feelings through all these different characters.
I jump out of planes, I could be covered in cockroaches, I do all sorts of things, but I just don't like the feel of butterflies' bodies.
I did try Botox, unfortunately, but I got out of it and now I can finally move my face again.
I believe in continuing to put love and kindness and compassion and art into the world.
One in three women may suffer from abuse and violence in her lifetime.
This is an appalling human rights violation, yet it remains one of the invisible and under-recognized pandemics of our time.
The more you love, the more you crave.
I think each role takes a little from you and circles around you for the rest of your life. I don't think you ever abandon any of them.
In my heart I'm independent, a bit of a rebel, a nonconformist.
I'm very much an admirer of people who are reaching for things and trying to survive.
An actor who's a control freak, that doesn't work.
We have to be malleable. We cannot come in and try to control or dominate.
Someone has to die in order that the rest of should value life more. It's contrast.
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
I would describe myself as emotional and highly strung.
If something upsets me, it really upsets me. If something makes me angry, I get really angry. But it's all very upfront. I can't hide it. I'm also loyal and I hope I'm fun.
Don't you worry about a thing, my darling. You live your life.
The loss of a child is the most terrifying place for me to go.
Since I have fair skin, I have to stay out of the sun.
I can't stand the sun. I dyed my hair red for a while during the 1990s but I'm actually a natural blonde.
I yearn for things, but at the same time I am just peaceful.
As a woman now, I want to share things.
I have girlfriends in their twenties, and I say, "Ask me anything. You can learn from the things I did wrong, and you can learn from the things you think I'm doing right. Take whatever you want and make it your own."
Now, after divorce with Tom Cruise, I can wear heels.
These different people that I play become the loves of my life.
Acting for me is not a business, it's about trying to make pieces of art that I believe that I feel proud of. And it's the journey of that.
The things that go on in my head are far more interesting than what actually happens.
I look at everything I’ve done critically - but I think that’s the job of an actor. If you ever sit on your laurels or think that you’re good - in a way, I don’t then think you’re pushing yourself.
~My instinct is to protect my children from pain.
But adversity is often the thing that gives us character and backbone. It's always been a struggle for me to back off and let my children go through difficult experiences.~
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Why do a crappy film role when you can do a meaty stage role? and .
..I'm not small and curvy and I don't fit the prerequiste for small, passive, sexy chicks.
Every day there is a compromise. Living with somebody requires a lot of understanding. But I love being married. I really love it.
I wouldn't want to be married to me, but luckily Tom Cruise does.
If you've got red hair, try washing it in cranberry juice.
And, if you're blonde, a champagne rinse can work wonders.
Somehow destiny comes into play. These children end up with you and you end up with them. It's something quite magical.