"I suffered from post-natal depression after Rowan was born. I had a healthy, beautiful baby girl and I couldn't look at her. I couldn't hold her, smile at her. All I wanted was to disappear and die."
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."Brooke Shields on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Brooke Shields on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Brooke Shields on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Brooke Shields on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Brooke Shields on Phyllis Diller
"I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not."
"My father's death, my move, and my frightening and difficult delivery created a tremendous amount of stress, pain, and sadness for me. I was practically devastated beyond recovery."
"Louis Malle was the best filmmaker I've ever worked with. He was such an artist. He was dealing with the theme of innocence and experience."
"Have faith in your own thoughts."
"Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life."