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Top 32 Tom Hanks Quotes About Life (LOVE)

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May you live as long as you want and not want as long as you live.
May you live as long as you want and not want as long as you live.
If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.
If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.
A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.
A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.
I think it's better to feel good than to look good.
I think it’s better to feel good than to look good.
It’s just as hard… staying happily married as it is doing movies.
It’s just as hard… staying happily married as it is doing movies.
If you’re funny, if there’s something that makes you laugh, then every day’s going to be okay.
If you’re funny, if there’s something that makes you laugh, then every day’s going to be okay.
Never give up because you never know what the tide will bring in the next day.
Never give up because you never know what the tide will bring in the next day.
The actual work requires the same discipline and passion as any job you love doing, be it as a very good pipe fitter or a highly creative artist.
The actual work requires the same discipline and passion as any job you love doing, be it as a very good pipe fitter or a highly creative artist.
Believing is seeing and seeing is believing.
Believing is seeing and seeing is believing.
I am who I am, and I think I have a good nature, by and large. But if someone takes advantage of that good nature, well then, you know, I’m not that nice a guy.
I am who I am, and I think I have a good nature, by and large. But if someone takes advantage of that good nature, well then, you know, I’m not that nice a guy.

22 Tom Hanks Quotes About Life and Movie-making (INSPIRE)

From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It’s not a miracle; we just decided to go.
From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It’s not a miracle; we just decided to go.
I try to do what I call the three E's — educate, entertain, and enlighten.
I try to do what I call the three E’s — educate, entertain, and enlighten.
There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while.
There’s a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while.
Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness.
Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness.
The battles against loneliness that I fought when I was 16 are very different from those I fought when I was 27, and those are very different from the ones I fight at 44.
The battles against loneliness that I fought when I was 16 are very different from those I fought when I was 27, and those are very different from the ones I fight at 44.
Some people go to bed at night thinking, ‘That was a good day.’ I am one of those who worries and asks, ‘How did I screw up today’
Some people go to bed at night thinking, ‘That was a good day.’ I am one of those who worries and asks, ‘How did I screw up today?’
A villain and a coward can choose to be a hero, but they've got to make that choice.
A villain and a coward can choose to be a hero, but they’ve got to make that choice.
I want to have a good time myself. I don't want to dread going to work no matter what the gig is.
I want to have a good time myself. I don’t want to dread going to work no matter what the gig is.
I think 80 percent of the population are really great, caring people who will help you and tell you the truth. That's just the way it is.
I think 80 percent of the population are really great, caring people who will help you and tell you the truth. That’s just the way it is.
Larger-than-life characters make up about .01 percent of the world’s population.
Larger-than-life characters make up about .01 percent of the world’s population.
I will entertain anything; it doesn’t matter. You know, it’s not obviously about the price, it’s not about who, it’s kind of about when and what. It’s material, that’s all.
I will entertain anything; it doesn’t matter. You know, it’s not obviously about the price, it’s not about who, it’s kind of about when and what. It’s material, that’s all.
You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it’s like to be up there amongst the stars.
You cannot look up at the night sky on the Planet Earth and not wonder what it’s like to be up there amongst the stars.
Human beings do things for a reason, even if sometimes it’s the wrong reason.
Human beings do things for a reason, even if sometimes it’s the wrong reason.
E-mail is far more convenient than the telephone, as far as I'm concerned. I would throw my phone away if I could get away with it.
E-mail is far more convenient than the telephone, as far as I’m concerned. I would throw my phone away if I could get away with it.
It’s always a combination of physics and poetry that I find inspiring. It’s hard to wrap your head around things like the Hubble scope.
It’s always a combination of physics and poetry that I find inspiring. It’s hard to wrap your head around things like the Hubble scope.
Actors with political views are a dime a dozen.
Actors with political views are a dime a dozen.
If you have to have a job in this world, a high-priced movie star is a pretty good gig.
If you have to have a job in this world, a high-priced movie star is a pretty good gig.
Movie-making is telling a story with the best technology at your disposal.
Movie-making is telling a story with the best technology at your disposal.
At the end of the day it’s got to be a good movie, it’s got to be a funny movie, and it’s got to make people think, ’Hey, I couldn’t have spent my time any better.’
At the end of the day it’s got to be a good movie, it’s got to be a funny movie, and it’s got to make people think, ’Hey, I couldn’t have spent my time any better.’
For some people, I will be Forrest Gump for the rest of my life. But that’s OK; that’s a good thing.
For some people, I will be Forrest Gump for the rest of my life. But that’s OK; that’s a good thing.
[It's] going to take a while but if we take care of each other, help where we can, and give up some comforts… this, too, shall pass. We can figure this out.
[It’s] going to take a while but if we take care of each other, help where we can, and give up some comforts… this, too, shall pass. We can figure this out.
You never know what events are to transpire to get you home.
You never know what events are to transpire to get you home.

Tom Hanks Short Biography

Born on 9 July 1956 in Concord, California, United States, Thomas J. Hanks is an actor who is best known for his roles in Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, and Captain Phillips.

Hanks was a student at California State University, where he majored in drama and moved to New York City in the late 70s to find some acting gigs.

Hanks became known for his comedic abilities when he became a co-star on the show Bosom Buddies from 1980-1982.

In 1988, Hanks starred in Big, a comedy-drama wherein a little boy asks to be made big and becomes an adult overnight. Hanks’ work on Big went on to earn him a Golden Globe Award.

Hanks established his romantic leading man persona when he starred alongside Meg Ryan in Sleepless in Seattle in 1993.

Hanks won an Oscar for his role as Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia (1993), one of the first Hollywood movies to recognize AIDS.

A year later, Hank would go on to win the Oscar again for his role in Forrest Gump, earning him back to back Oscar wins for best leading man.

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