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Published on December 18th, 2011 | by Yellow Magpie


Tom Cruise Quotes: The Stalwart Of Hollywood


Tom Cruise Quotes

Here are some of the better Tom Cruise quotes.

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

‘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 disagree with people who think you learn more from getting beat up than you do from winning.’

‘Every single time I start to do a picture, without fail, I feel as if I don’t know what I’m doing.’

‘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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‘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.’

‘I’ve been…chased by paparazzi, and they run lights, and they chase you and harass you the whole time. It happens all over the world, and it has certainly gotten worse. You don’t know what it’s like being chased by them. It is harassment under the guise of, you know, ‘We are the press, we are entitled.’ When people are having a private moment, they should be allowed to have a private moment.’

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

‘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.’

‘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.’

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