Tom Cruise Quotes

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

“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.” –

It's well known I'm a Scientologist,

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

“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.” –

“No dream is ever just a dream.” –

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

Someday. That's a dangerous

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

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

“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’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 done work for money,

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

“Do I make mistakes? Yeah.” –

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

“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 hide from cameras

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

“Perception and reality are two different things.” –

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

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

I disagree with people

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

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

“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.” –

“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 a kid, when I got to

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

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

“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 like to work with people

“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.” –

“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.” –

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

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

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

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

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

“I just eat life… I engage in life.” –

I just eat life...

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

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

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

I don't care who you

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

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