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Nicole Kidman Statements We Can Learn From

They always say the older you get, the wiser you become.
I'm sure you've heard by now that Australian actress Nicole Kidman has turned the big 5-0. Although this Academy-Award winner has just entered the next decade, it appears she hasn't aged a bit. She really makes 50 look like 40.

Happy Birthday, Nicole!

In honor of her big day, we've compiled a list of our favorite quotes the talented movie star has said, and we're hoping you can learn a thing or two. As a dedicated mother of four, a wife to one of Country Music's prized possession Keith Urban, and a hardworking actress in countless roles in notorious films and tv shows, such as 'Dead Calm', 'The Others' and 'Bangkok Hilton', we can say for sure Ms. Kidman knows what it takes to succeed.

"I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I'm open to anything that will happen to me."

-Nicole Kidman

"Even from a very early age, I knew I didn't want to miss out on anything in life had to offer just because it might be considered dangerous"

-Nicole Kidman

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"Every day there is a compromise. Living with somebody requires a lot of understanding. But I love being married. I love it."

-Nicole Kidman

"I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It's important not to focus on yourself too much."

-Nicole Kidman

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"I never read reviews at all. I'm proud of the work I did."

-Nicole Kidman

"I'd like to be wise. You have to go through a lot to get there, but I'm willing to go through a lot."

-Nicole Kidman

2017 CFDA Fashion Awards - Arrivals
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"The thing you hate about yourself tends to be the thing that everyone likes about you."

-Nicole Kidman

"I think it's important that we don't all  have to hold our heads high all the time saying everything's fine."

-Nicole Kidman

 

Sarah Francis is a half-Palestinian journalism junkie, a proud Charlotte, NC native with an oversized sweet tooth, and an active world traveler. Ask her where she's headed next. (@Sarah_Francis25)