130+ Tom Cruise Quotes That Will Get You Through The Day

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Tom Cruise quotes that will get you through the day. There are so many Tom Cruise quotes that can help you when you are tired of being in the same old rut, and all you need is a little push, a little inspiration, a smile on the face, change of mood, bring you out of the banality of life, make you laugh a little, or may even make you cry a bit, and these Tom Cruise quotes exists just do that.

Tom Cruise is a very famous actor and also a movie producer. Tom Cruise has earned a lot of awards for his work like three Golden Globe Awards and also nominations for Academy Awards. Tom Cruise is one of the best-paid actors, and his movies have earned more than $3.9 billion in North America.

Tom Cruise had started acting in the 1980s, and he had made his breakthrough with major roles in the Risky Business and also, Top Gun. Tom Cruise had earned a lot of fame with his roles in Rain Man (1988), Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and The Color of Money (1986). Tom Cruise has played Ron Kovic and earned a Golden Globe Award and also earned a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. Tom Cruise has starred in A Few Good Men (1992), The Firm (1993), Interview with the Vampire (1994), Jerry Maguire (1996), for which Tom Cruise had earned a Golden Globe.

We have dug up these Tom Cruise quotes from the depths of the internet and brought together best of these sayings in a single article. This post is probably the biggest database of Tom Cruise Sayings in a single place. These famous Tom Cruise quotes have the power to change your life by giving a novel outlook about the way you observe different aspects of your life. Hence, these popular Tom Cruise quotes should be read with caution and proper understanding of the context. Here are tons of Tom Cruise quotes that will open a treasure chest of Wisdom and experiences:

“I always look for a challenge and something that’s different.”

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“If you have kids, it is the most important thing to create good times.”

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“I don’t care who you are, life has challenges.”

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“He’s a sensational filmmaker. I wanted a J.J. Abrams Mission: Impossible.”

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“Don’t miss out on your Minority Report. Buy it now on DVD and video.”

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“As a kid when I was growing up, I remember vividly being on the roof of my family’s station wagon, and across the street was the Sahara Desert. I always wanted to see other places and learn about how other people lived. I began to travel and saw different cultures even within America.”

“As a young actor, people were trying to define who I was before I really knew that for myself. But I still remember thinking, “This is what I love doing, and I hope I’m going to be able to do it forever.””

“Awards are wonderful. I’ve been nominated many times and I’ve won many awards. But my journey is not towards that. If it happens it will be a blast. If it doesn’t, it’s still been a blast.”

“Every single time I start to do a picture, without fail, I feel as if I don’t know what I’m doing.”

“Have you ever gotten the feeling that you aren’t completely embarassed yet, but you glimpse tomorrow’s embarrassment?”

“Here’s how I’ve lived my life: I’ve never been late to a set. I make films I believe in. I feel privileged to be able to do what I love.”

“I bought a sonogram machine, … I am going to donate it to a hospital when we are done.”

“I bought it for Nic. I just thought it was perfect for her and she’s great in it. (It’s) really a tour de force performance.”

“I didn’t become an actor to have power, but it just happens that I have it and so I have a lot of opportunities.”

“I didn’t want to tell Stanley, … He panicked. I wanted this to work, but you’re playing with dynamite when you act.”

“I disagree with people who think you learn more from getting beat up than you do from winning.”

“I find that, especially with children, they want to contribute. Even my kids, when they come in and they mess up the work and I’m busy, but they are just trying to help out, so I always say, ‘Thank you.’ That’s how I am with them and I find that they’re happier and I’m happier as a result.”

“I go without sleep, I just go hard.”

“I have respect for what other people believe. What I believe in my own life is that it’s a search for how I can do things better, whether it’s being a better man or a better father or finding ways for myself to improve.”

“I like to work with people that I like hanging out with, that I admire, that are really smart and talented, and we can problem solve together.”

“I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time. What I think struck me when I read Bushido is compassion. ‘If there’s no one there to help, go out and find someone to help.’ That hit me, because I try to lead my life like that.”

“I love kids. I was a kid myself, once.”

“I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can’t do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I’m going to do something, I go all the way.”

“I take no pleasure in having to be here today, but it is the last recourse to counter the vicious lies that have been printed about me and my family,”

“I want a world without war, a world without insanity. I want to see people do well. I don’t even think it’s as much as what I want for myself. It’s more what I want for the people around me. That’s what I want.”

“I would live with all of my sisters if I could. We’ve always been very close, my sisters and me.”

“If I don’t talk about my religion, if I say I’m not discussing it or different humanitarian things I’m working on, they’re like, ‘He’s avoiding it.’ If I do talk about it, it becomes, ‘Oh, he’s proselytizing.'”

“I’m always around my mother and sisters. I always wanted to be a father, a husband.”

“I’m an all-or-nothing kind of person, and when I become interested in something, I give it my all.”

“I’m passionate about learning. I’m passionate about life.”

“Individuals have to decide what is true and real for them.”

“It’s indescribable. You hold this newborn, and you realize you’ve got responsibilities like you’ve never had before.”

“It’s their right to do that and I respect that, … Collateral.”

“It’s well known I’m a Scientologist, and that has helped me to find that inner peace in my life and it’s something that has given me great stability and tools that I use.”

“I’ve always had the same values. Family for me has always been important. When I shoot, everybody comes.”

“I’ve been… chased by paparazzi, and they run lights, and they chase you and harass you the whole time. It happens all over the world, and it has certainly gotten worse. You don’t know what it’s like being chased by them.”

“I’ve been…chased by paparazzi, and they run lights, and they chase you and harass you the whole time. It happens all over the world, and it has certainly gotten worse. You don’t know what it’s like being chased by them. It is harassment under the guise of, you know, ‘We are the press, we are entitled.’ When people are having a private moment, they should be allowed to have a private moment”

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“I’ve gotten very good at scheduling my life, scheduling the scene and preparing myself for knowing, saving the energy, consuming the energy, knowing when to go for it and having the available reserves to be able to do that. You have to think about that, because it’s endurance.”

“I’ve learned to relax more. Everybody feels pressure in what they do, maybe mine is just a little different because there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish what I want to.”

“I’ve never done work for money ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn’t do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing.”

“I’ve never made a film that I didn’t believe in, you know? However the picture turns out, I’ve always given everything to it. That’s kind of how I approach life. I can’t help it. There’s no part-way with me on anything in any area of my life.”

“I’ve spent many birthdays on a movie set, all great days.”

“Jerry Maguire: Jump in my nightmare, the water’s warm!”

“Now, what do I say to him? I mean, what … .”

“Oh, no, no, don’t get so frightening. No, you’re a good big bad wolf.”

“People are really interested in Scientology and every day ask me about it. So I say, yeah, if you want to know about Scientology, go find out about Scientology.”

“Personally I don’t have all of the information President Bush has, but I believe Saddam has committed many crimes against humanity and in his own people,”

“Saddam has committed many crimes against humanity and against his own people.”

“Something magnificent has happened to me and something extraordinary, and I’m so happy I just can’t restrain myself”

“Talk is over-rated as a means of settling disputes”

“That stuff is actually going to happen in the next couple of weeks. We are going to decide where and when and how. Really whatever Kate wants, you know.”

“The exciting part of acting, I don’t know how else to explain it, are those moments when you surprise yourself.”

“The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that’s why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It’s not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible.”

“There is no such thing as a chemical imbalance in a body,”

“This interview is a total fabrication. Tom did not say those things,”

“We are gonna get married next summer or early fall, … We don’t have a date set yet.”

“What I find sometimes that is tricky is if actors are using too much of their own life in a picture, in a scene, they get locked into a particular way to play the scene, and it lacks an immediacy.”

“When I first started out all the attention could be a bit unnerving, especially when people stared. Now I find the best thing is to just relax. Being recognized is just something you have to get used to.”

“When I work, I work very hard. So I look to work with people who have that level of dedication. And I depend on that from everyone. From the director to my crews that I work with.”

“When I’m promoting a film, I’m not going to get caught up in anything else, and that includes all my personal things.”

“When you become successful in any type of life, there are people who are not contributing to the motion.”

“When you have to cope with a lot of problems, you’re either going to sink or you’re going to swim.”

“Whether it’s making a film or raising my children, personally I’m striving to do the right things and to learn.”

“You don’t know anything about the history of journalism, psychology, or my life! … You can’t handle the truth!”

“As a kid, when I got to the edge of a cliff I wanted to jump off. I didn’t want to kill myself. I wanted to fly.”

“As an actor – like an artist – you have to ask, “Why do I choose a certain moment to play something a certain way?” It’s organic to who we are.”

“Being a Scientologist, when you drive past an accident… you know you have to do something about it because you know you’re the only one that can really help.”

“But I think also you look at Scientology it is the fastest growing religion. It’s helped so many people.”

“But my friends are happy for me. The people who know me are happy. My mom is happy. My family is happy.”

“Do I make mistakes? Yeah.”

“Emotions kick up. You try not to kick things up, but you go through things you can’t help.”

“Even in my dreams, I’m an idiot who knows he’s about to wake up to reality.”

“Every time I make a “Mission” movie or other films, people kind of look at me and go, “Well, now what? What’s next?” I think there’s always going to be another mountain. I think there’s something always in store.”

“Everybody dies, Sally. The thing is to die well.”

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“For me as a man, philosophically, when you talk about honor and integrity, that?s the way I want to live my life. It moved me.”

“For me, to take a movie and travel the world and go and work with these cultures and an international cast and have this spy thriller that’s not just about character but also action and suspense, they’re very challenging films as a producer to make, creating stories, creating set pieces that serve this character [Ethan Hunt].”

“I also realise power is fleeting, it doesn’t last forever in this career, so I want to make the most of it. I want to make the kinds of pictures that interest me, it’s as simple as that. I’ve never done work for money ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn’t do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing.”

“I believe in life. I know that life comes in at your heart and it doesn’t matter if you’re an actor, a filmmaker or a gentleman on the street, it comes at you. What Scientology gives me is the tools to deal with that, to better enjoy my life and to be able to contribute more.”

“I demand a lot of myself. I want to learn. I can’t sit back. I like a challenge, so I create a lot of challenges for myself.”

“I don’t care if you print something nasty about me. If it’s true, fine. I don’t care. But just make sure it’s the truth.”

“I don’t care what someone believes. I don’t care what nationality they are. But if someone wants to get off drugs, I can help them. If someone wants to learn how to read, I can help them. If someone doesn’t want to be a criminal anymore, I can give them tools that can better their life.”

“I don’t hide from cameras or anything. It doesn’t bother me. I don’t seek our press for the women I’m dating, but if it finds me, it finds me.”

“I don’t pretend to be the character I AM the character.”

“I enjoy working with writers and their scripts. It’s very exciting to me. Eventually I would like to produce, direct and act onstage, but it’s not a heavy pressure. When I do it, I want to do it well. I’m just educating myself with writers and scripts, because I didn’t read a lot of books when I was growing up.”

“I feel good about the decisions that I made and I?m happy. You know, I?m really happy.”

“I feel lonely at times, but I don’t want to get into a relationship with someone if it is not right. I’m not the type of person who just does things to do them.”

“I feel the need… the need for speed.”

“I had to train myself to focus my attention. I became very visual and learned how to create mental images in order to comprehend what I read.”

“I have cooked turkeys in my day but when Mom`s around I let her do it.”

“I just eat life… I engage in life.”

“I just want to help people. I’m a helper. For instance, I myself have helped hundreds of people get off drugs. In Scientology, we have the only successful drug rehabilitation program in the world. It’s called Narconon.”

“I kept looking [at wife Katie Holmes] and thinking, ‘This woman’s amazing.’ I’m happy that I’m with her. She’s amazing, and I’d think the same of her even if she wasn’t with me — she’s just amazing.”

“I love adventure movies, I just love action adventure films. It’s pure cinema and you go in and you’re lost to it. To me, it’s that challenge – I want to give an audience that ride, that entertainment.”

“I remember looking at my dad and wanting to understand him. I didn’t want to just write the guy off. He was lost. I can’t speak specifically in terms of why and how he got to where he was – that was his journey. All I can tell you is, he was overwhelmed by life… My mother basically did all the work, and then they got separated and I didn’t see him for a long time. He didn’t try to help the family financially or spiritually, and I lived with the effects of the chaos.”

“I structure the scripts and work on them on films and work on scenes with writers and but I haven’t written a script myself, I really respect what they do and I’m fortunate I get to work with people that I really enjoy working with and we all kind of spitball and work together on these things, but I haven’t written a script yet.”

“I think if technology is used in a way that is not responsible, that is a bad thing. I think technology and where it is going inevitable, and there’s great benefits that can help an individual in society at large.”

“I used to go to Maple Leafs games all the time when Nic shot To Die For here in Toronto. This is a great city. I love it here.”

“If someone doesn’t want to be a criminal anymore, I can give them tools that can better their life. You have no idea how many people want to know what Scientology is.”

“I’ll never forget the moment I became a dad. It’s hard to describe-that level of responsibility, the desire to give such joy, the clarity: Nothing is more important than this.”

“I’m a good listener. I think it’s the one characteristic that’s most important. I’ve always been that way. Not that I take all the advice, but you’ve got to listen to it and have the courage to make your own decision. And just go for it.”

“I’m not greedy. I just want my half.”

“I’m someone who doesn’t believe in making my problems other people’s problems.”

“I’m usually nervous to meet people that I admire because what if they’re not cool or something?”

“It seems to me that if there were any logic to our language, trust would be a four letter word.”

“I’ve always thought of the audience. I just want to entertain the audience. That’s what it’s about: what’s good for the movie, what’s best for the movie, what’s best for the audience.”

“I’ve had a very interesting life. There are ways of handling the complexities. I’m willing to take on the responsibilities as a father, as a producer, as an actor; and I enjoy that. I’ve always been changing and evolving and growing. There’s no pinnacle of power where you can sit back and relax.”

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“I’ve had such extremes in my life. From being this kind of wild kid, to one year studying to be a Franciscan priest at the seminary….I was very frustrated.”

“I’ve never done work for money, ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn’t do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing.”

“Making a movie is like a chess game. It’s about constantly changing patterns, adapting to new things. It’s not just black and white, as you know.”

“My childhood was extremely lonely. I was dyslexic and lots of kids make fun of me. That experience made me tough inside, because you learn to quietly accept ridicule.”

“My name is Joel Goodson. I deal in human fulfillment. I grossed over eight thousand dollars in one night.”

“No dream is ever just a dream.”

“Nothing ends nicely, that’s why it ends.”

“Of course [I believe in aliens]. Are you so arrogant as to believe we are alone in this universe?”

“On film Vanilla Sky: You’re going to get the full experience of what love is.”

“People go for help, but their lives don’t get better because of those psychiatric drugs. They get worse. They feel numb and they’re told that’s a good thing. It’s how you degrade a society — by drugging the piss out of it”

“Perception and reality are two different things.”

“Psychiatry is a pseudoscience…. You don’t know the history of psychiatry. I do…Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt, Matt, you don’t even -you’re glib. You don’t even know what Ritalin is.”

“Seriously, I would go in a second. I’d be the first actor in space and I’d love to do it.”

“Sex is great, if you are in a relationship. Otherwise, I find sex actually not so interesting. Without a relationship it is confusing.”

“Someday. That’s a dangerous word. It’s really just a code for ‘never’.”

“Stanley Kubrick was brilliant at getting under the audience’s skin. He was very interested in the idea of, ‘How can I tell this with just a camera?'”

“The important thing is to be relaxed in your work. Same in life. Don’t make everything too intense. Then you can let everything go and not “act”.”

“There is Life in every breath…”

“There is no such thing as a chemical imbalance.”

“They smell good. They look pretty. I love women. I do.”

“We knew from the beginning the level of commitment needed. We felt honored to work with Stanley Kubrick. We were going to do what it took to do this picture, whatever time, because I felt – and Nic [Nicole Kidman] did, too – that this was going to be a really special time for us. We knew it would be difficult. But I would have absolutely kicked myself if I hadn`t done this.”

“We live in a world in which we are able to communicate very quickly in many different ways, and yet we find communicating more difficult than ever. When in fact we need communication more urgently than ever, because the enemies that threaten us are universal: drugs, illiteracy and crime. We have to fight against them together.”

“When I work, I’m the actor. I’m going to do my job. I’m not going to direct the movie. If I wanted to direct it, I would direct it. I wanted J.J. Abrams to direct Mission: Impossible. I work with people that I respect. I expect them to do their jobs, and I will do mine. And I am there as a producer to help in any way, but no one makes a movie by themselves. It’s a collaboration.”

“When you talk about emotional, chemical imbalances in people, there is no science behind that.”

“Where do I get my seriousness? You can’t help but grow up fast when your parents get divorced. You see your mother go to get food stamps and she’s making fifty dollars too much to get them, with four kids to support.”

“Who hasn’t danced in their underwear?”

“With each one, I love working on the story and the characters. The stunts, each time, we keep pushing ourselves harder and harder. And they are stunts, so there’s always a danger in doing them, but fortunately, I have not had a problem. I have not missed a day of work, ever, in my career. I’m always there early. And I train very hard, and we prepare very carefully for each one.”

“Yes, of course. Are you really so arrogant as to believe we are alone in this universe? Millions of stars, and we’re supposed to be the only living creatures? No, there are many things out there, we just don’t know.”

“You can put the camera in places where you may not necessarily be able to put it there if I don’t do the stunt. If it’s character and it’s storytelling, then we do it. We design the things around me. I don’t do it just to do a stunt. It’s storytelling for me and how I can best bring the audience into the action, bring the audience into the story. And that’s how we always look at at.”


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