Thomas Cruise is an American actor and film producer. He has received several accolades for his work, including three Golden Globe Awards and nominations for three Academy Awards. Inspirational Tom Cruise’s most famous quotes will give you a glimpse of enlightenment and encourage you to create your own version of success.
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Profound Quotes By Tom Cruise
When you become successful in any type of life, there are people who are not contributing to the motion.
Nothing ends nicely, that’s why it ends.
I don’t care who you are, life has challenges.
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.
I didn’t want to tell Stanley, … He panicked. I wanted this to work, but you’re playing with dynamite when you act.
He’s a sensational filmmaker. I wanted a J.J. Abrams Mission: Impossible.
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.
I don’t pretend to be the character. I am the character.
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 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.
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.
The thing about filmmaking 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.
Stanley Kubrick was very selective when he went into a close-up. Every director has his taste in a performance, but Stanley would explore a scene to find what was most interesting for him.
Amazing Quotes By Tom Cruise
I love kids. I was a kid myself, once.
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.
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.
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.
When I’m promoting a film, I’m not going to get caught up in anything else, and that includes all my personal things.
This interview is a total fabrication. Tom did not say those things,
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.
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.
Emotions kick up. You try not to kick things up, but you go through things you can’t help.
Now, what do I say to him? I mean, what….
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,
Something magnificent has happened to me and something extraordinary, and I’m so happy I just can’t restrain myself
It’s their right to do that and I respect that, … Collateral.
I’m an all-or-nothing kind of person, and when I become interested in something, I give it my all.
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. Then I just go for it.
Saddam has committed many crimes against humanity and against his own people.
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.
Inspirational Tom Cruise Quotes
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.
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.
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 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.
But my friends are happy for me. The people who know me are happy. My mom is happy. My family is happy.
I’m always around my mother and sisters. I always wanted to be a father, a husband.
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,
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.
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.
I always look for a challenge and something that’s different.
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.
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.
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 didn’t become an actor to have power, but it just happens that I have it and so I have a lot of opportunities.
Talk is over-rated as a means of settling disputes
Whether it’s making a film or raising my children, personally I’m striving to do the right things and to learn.
There is no such thing as a chemical imbalance in a body,
I disagree with people who think you learn more from getting beat up than you do from winning.
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.
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.
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.
Someday. That’s a dangerous word. It’s really just a code for ‘never’.
They smell good. They look pretty. I love women. I do.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Do I make mistakes? Yeah.