“Now I can wear heels!” [commenting on her separation from Cruise, August 2001]

“I would love to have boobs and a butt like Jennifer Lopez but I’m not having surgery, so there it is.”

“I’ve never been so excited to have people walk all over me for the rest of my life.” [upon receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, 13 January 2003]

“I’m so excited to marry Keith. It’s so right. It’s so lovely.”

“I’d love to have a baby – that’d be a lovely thing. I’ve got hormones running through my system. That’s why I sit wriggling, saying I want to have a baby.”

On acting:

“I was one of those terrible kids who say everyone’s lines.” [reminiscing about her first role, at age five]

“It was very natural for me to disappear into dark theatre, I am really very shy. That is something that people never seem to fully grasp, because when you are an actor, you are meant to be an exhibitionist.”

“I telephoned Lauren and thanked her for saying that. She always calls it like it is and that’s a reality check I adore.” [after Lauren Bacall stated Kidman was not an acting legend, but rather a beginner, at the Venice Film Festival 2004]

“It wasn’t about, ‘Oh I want to make a film where I get to kiss a 10-year-old boy’. To me it was I wanted to make a film where you’re trying to understand love.” [referring to a scene from her film “Birth” (2004)]

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