"When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Nicole Kidman on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Nicole Kidman on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Nicole Kidman on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Nicole Kidman on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Nicole Kidman on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."