"I think actors are getting so much more power these days, but I'm not. I stay very much away from the decisions, the way in which things are orchestrated, what's been changed. I just try to stay completely in the role as the actor and as the character."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Nicole Kidman on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Nicole Kidman on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Nicole Kidman on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Nicole Kidman on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Nicole Kidman on Booker T. Washington
"Even from a very early age, I knew I didn't want to miss out on anything life had to offer just because it might be considered dangerous."
"I never knew I'd be in a musical, let alone win an award for one."
"You've just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn't help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it's easy to say and harder to do."
"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.'"
"I think when you're in a relationship where you really care for the other person, when they achieve their dreams it's better than when you do yourself."