50+ Best Tom Cruise Quotes (2021)
Life & Success

Amelia Anderson
By Amelia Anderson
Tom Cruise Quotes
4 January 2021
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Tom Cruise Quotes: Tom Mapother IV AKA Tom Cruise needs no introduction – Today we have a treat for you…

He has received three Golden Globe Awards, nominations three times for Academy Awards and one of the highest-paid actors in the world.

We’ve put together the top 50 thought provoking Tom Cruise quotes on Life & Success…. 

Buckle up, take a look at, and laugh at these quotes of the award winning actor Tom Cruise.

Enjoy and be inspired.

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Famous Tom Cruise Quotes

Entry No 01

“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.”

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Entry No 02

“With each one (film), 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.”

Entry No 03

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

Entry No 04

“Perception and reality are two different things.”

Entry No 05

“In this life, it’s not what you hope for, it’s not what you deserve – it’s what you take!”

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Entry No 06

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

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

Entry No 07

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

Entry No 08

“Talk is overrated as a means of settling disputes.”

Entry No 09

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

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Entry No 10

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

Entry No 11

“I’m a good listener, I think it’s the one characteristic that’s most important.”

“I’m a good listener, I think it’s the one characteristic that’s most important.” – Tom Cruise Quote

Entry No 12

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

Entry No 13

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

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Entry No 14

“I feel good about the fact that I finally found something I love. I never lived in one place for very long – that’s the way my whole life has been. I was always packing and moving around, staying in Canada, Kentucky, Jersey, St. Louis – it all helped because I was always learning new accents, experiencing different environments.”

Entry No 15

“I love what I do. I take 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 love what I do. I take 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.” – Tom Cruise

Entry No 16

“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 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.” – Tom Cruise

Entry No 17

“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.”

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Entry No 18

“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.”

Entry No 19

“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.’”

Entry No 20

“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.”

Entry No 21

“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].”

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Entry No 22

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

Entry No 23

“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.”

Entry No 24

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

Entry No 25

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

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Entry No 26

“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 is inevitable, and there’s great benefits that can help an individual in society at large.”

Entry No 27

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

Entry No 28

“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.”

Entry No 29

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

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Entry No 30

“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.”

Entry No 31

“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.”

“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.” – Tom Cruise

Entry No 32

“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.”

Entry No 33

“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.”

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Entry No 34

“I kept looking [at Katie] 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.”

Entry No 35

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

Entry No 36

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

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

Entry No 37

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

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Entry No 38

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

Entry No 39

“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 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.” – Tom Cruise

Entry No 40

“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.”

Entry No 41

“There is life in every breath.”

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Entry No 42

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

Entry No 43

“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 become an actor to have power, but it just happens that I have it and so I have a lot of opportunities.” – Tom Cruise

Entry No 44

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

Entry No 45

“Today, people can say anything they want. Suddenly it gets in the rumor mill and then it evolves and then somehow it becomes fact and you say, ‘What is this? You know, why don’t you ask me?’”

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“Today, people can say anything they want. Suddenly it gets in the rumor mill and then it evolves and then somehow it becomes fact and you say, ‘What is this? You know, why don’t you ask me?’” – Tom Cruise Quote

Entry No 46

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

Entry No 47

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

Entry No 48

“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.”

Entry No 49

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

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

Entry No 50

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

Conclusion: 50+ Best Tom Cuise Quotes

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