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Top 45 Tom Cruise Quotes About Life (SUCCESS)

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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.”

Tom Cruise
I'm an all-or-nothing kind of person, and when I become interested in something, I give it my all.
I’m an all-or-nothing kind of person, and when I become interested in something, I give it my all.
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 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.
In this life, it’s not what you hope for, it’s not what you deserve – it’s what you take!
In this life, it’s not what you hope for, it’s not what you deserve – it’s what you take!
When you have to cope with a lot of problems, you're either going to sink or you're going to swim.
When you have to cope with a lot of problems, you’re either going to sink or you’re going to swim.
I'm passionate about learning. I'm passionate about life.
I’m passionate about learning. I’m passionate about life.
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 ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn’t do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing.
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.
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.
Talk is over-rated as a means of settling disputes.
Talk is over-rated as a means of settling disputes.
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.
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.

19 Inspirational Tom Cruise Quotes on Success (MOTIVATION)

“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.”

Tom Cruise
I don't care who you are, life has challenges.
I don’t care who you are, life has challenges.
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.
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 feel lonely at times, but I don’t want to get into a relationship with someone if it is not right.
I feel lonely at times, but I don’t want to get into a relationship with someone if it is not right.
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 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’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.”

Tom Cruise
Whether it's making a film or raising my children, personally I'm striving to do the right things and to learn.
Whether it’s making a film or raising my children, personally I’m striving to do the right things and to learn.
I always look for a challenge and something that's different.
I always look for a challenge and something that’s different.
Perception and reality are two different things.
Perception and reality are two different things.
I disagree with people who think you learn more from getting beat up than you do from winning.
I disagree with people who think you learn more from getting beat up than you do from winning.
I want a world without war, a world without insanity. I want to see people do well.
I want a world without war, a world without insanity. I want to see people do well.
I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time. What I think struck me when I read Bushido is compassion.
I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time. What I think struck me when I read Bushido is compassion.
When you become successful in any type of life, there are people who are not contributing to the motion.
When you become successful in any type of life, there are people who are not contributing to the motion.
Someday. That’s a dangerous word. It’s really a code for ‘never’.
Someday. That’s a dangerous word. It’s really a code for ‘never’.
I love kids. I was a kid myself, once.
I love kids. I was a kid myself, once.
If you have kids, it is the most important thing to create good times.
If you have kids, it is the most important thing to create good times.
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.
Individuals have to decide what is true and real for them.
Individuals have to decide what is true and real for them.

“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.”

Tom Cruise

16 Tom Cruise Quotes of Movies and Acting (ENTERTAINMENT)

“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.”

Tom Cruise
The exciting part of acting, I don't know how else to explain it, are those moments when you surprise yourself.
The exciting part of acting, I don’t know how else to explain it, are those moments when you surprise yourself.
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 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 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 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.
Have you ever gotten the feeling that you aren't completely embarrassed yet, but you glimpse tomorrow's embarrassment?
Have you ever gotten the feeling that you aren’t completely embarrassed yet, but you glimpse tomorrow’s embarrassment?
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 I’m promoting a film, I’m not going to get caught up in anything else, and that includes all my personal things.

“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.”

Tom Cruise
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.
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.
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.
I've always had the same values. Family for me has always been important. When I shoot, everybody comes.
I’ve always had the same values. Family for me has always been important. When I shoot, everybody comes.
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 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.
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’.
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 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 that I like hanging out with, that I admire, that are really smart and talented, and we can problem solve together.
I don’t pretend to be the character, I AM the character.
I don’t pretend to be the character, I AM the character.
Nothing ends nicely, that's why it ends.
Nothing ends nicely, that’s why it ends.

“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.”

Tom Cruise

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