Top 10 quotes by Tom Cruise that explain it all

Here are some of the best quotes from Tom Cruise.

Tom Cruise explains how, why and what he has chosen in life.

Three-time Oscar nominee and three-time Golden Globe Award winner, Tom Cruise, is one of a kind man who has made a unique portfolio for himself in the industry. His films have earned over $10 billion in the worldwide box office. Eighteen of his movies have collected over $100 million domestically and $200 million globally for a record of 23 movies. The man who has gained an adrenaline junky stature, and became a global icon for action, has also returned his three Golden Globe Awards.

The man who has done it all, everybody’s icon of fame fortune, and adventure lifestyle, Tom Cruise is here with his top 10 most celebrated quotes ever, and it explains it all:


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

It’s only when you win, you actually find out what the world is like. The ego, the shame, the pain.


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

There is nothing in your life that is irrelevant that wouldn’t require full of your attention and energy.


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

People who have succeeded in life, in attaining their happiness are the ones who were ready to pull the trigger, to go get it. You don’t get handouts in life, you go and take what you want.


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

It all depends on the will. Are you going to sink or are you going to swim? Ask this one question in life every time you face difficulty and then you have your answer.


I’m passionate about learning. I’m passionate about life.

If there is one habit that never goes out of trend then that is Learning. One couldn’t be more passionate about life as he is about learning. The urge to learn new things every day is a healthy habit you’re gonna need to keep your days lighten up. Don’t waste time, learn something or the other. Learn from your mistakes. Learn from your experiences.


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.

What happens when the system that you rely upon falls down. You don’t want to be that person. Invest your energy for the right causes, more often for the thrills of life and what’s worth your time,  soon you’ll be the richest man you’ve ever known.


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.

Surround yourself with like-minded people. How do you think they are able to do the things that you wish you could. It comes from people around them. And rule 101, work hard.


Talk is over-rated as a means of settling disputes.

Every time, there is a conflict, talking over it is the most over-rated procedure says Tom Cruise. No, he doesn’t mean you’ve to fight it out like cavemen.  When it comes to disputes perhaps who you are should do the talking, and what you are capable of doing, call for an agreement. Let there be no disputes! Never waste your time and energy on meaningless things.


I don’t care who you are, life has challenges.

Straight and simple. Everybody’s got problems. But don’t take it as an excuse. Don’t make life an excuse for not being happy.



Whether it’s making a film or raising my children. Personally, I’m striving to do the right things and to learn.

Everything needs a second thought and a more serious approach. Neither professional nor personal life comes with a manual or is easy to be done with. Everything when done sincerely will require effort.