Best Tom Hanks Quotes

Best Tom Hanks Quotes

Tom Hanks quotes talk about movies, his life growing up and what he encountered along the way, did I say movies, yes, and many other topics. He said many things and becomes very disgruntled when it comes to politics. Many movie stars are known for their outspoken attributes and Hanks is no different. Other movie stars who are featured on this site include Denzel Washington and Brad Pitt.

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Tom Jeffrey Hanks is an American filmmaker and actor who starred in numerous films and directed others. He is considered an American cultural icon according to Wikipedia and is a very famous personality because of his contribution to the film industry. Hanks was born in 1956 and recently recovered from the novel Coronavirus along with his wife. Tom has upcoming movies a clear sign he isn’t finished just yet. His net worth at present is about $350 million and he spent most of the talent he had doing dramas and comedies.

Best Tom Hanks Quotes

“I must say that I do wrestle with the amount of money I make, but at the end of the day what am I gonna say? I took less money so Rupert Murdoch could have more?"
by Tom Hanks

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“It just so happens that my body type and my lifestyle gives me a preclusion for high blood sugars."
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“If you have to have a job in this world, a high-priced movie star is a pretty good gig."
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"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."
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“Growing up in northern California has had a big influence on my love and respect for the outdoors. When I lived in Oakland, we would think nothing of driving to Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz one day and then driving to the foothills of the Sierras the next day."
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“If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great."
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“I would not want to live in a country that would have me as a leader in any sort of political bent."
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“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."
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“The year I was born, 1956, was the peak year for babies being born, and there are more people essentially our age than anybody else. We could crush these new generations if we decided too."
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“My kid could get a bad X-ray and I could get a call from the doctor saying I have something growing in my bum and that would change my perspective on everything instantaneously, on what is and what is not important."
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“Prior to Saving Private Ryan I never worked with men. I was always working with some babe, and it was always about falling in love, and it just got turned around. I'm not looking for any particular kind of story. I wait until it comes across my desk."
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“That's what's nice about directing a film and having it done: There's nothing more I can do about it. It's done. That's it. All I can do is let it go and hope that people are kind to it."
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“There is something basic about protecting land by taking it off the market. People should be able to enjoy where they live while at the same time protect the plants and animals around them."
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“There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while."
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“What we're doing with Band of Brothers is trying to put it into human terms, so it is not just a flickering, black and white myth on a screen, it is a resonant story. I want the audience to recognize themselves in these men. They're not just mythic heroes."
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“Movie-making is telling a story with the best technology at your disposal."
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“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."
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“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.'"
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“My TV show had been cancelled; nothing else had gone anywhere; some alliances I had made petered out and nothing came of them and I was looking at a long, long year ahead of me in which there was no work on the horizon, the phone wasn't ringing. I had two kids, one of them a brand-new baby, and I didn't know if I would be able to keep my house."
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“There was a period of time in Los Angeles when I wondered if I was just going to lose everything."
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“The nature of the movies is different than it was five years ago, and they're all driven by the possibilities of CGI, which means you can make anything happen on screen that you can possibly desire."
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“I'm not interested in doing something edgy with a capital E just so everyone knows, 'Oh, OK, now he's showing us he can do edgy.'"
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“The most accurate representation of how I feel is that I'm incredibly lucky to be working in this structure where people get paid millions to read the news on TV. And, yes, it is insane. And there is nothing I can say beyond acknowledging my immense good fortune, and being aware that I'm blessed, and aware that it isn't going to last forever."
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“The most accurate representation of how I feel is that I'm incredibly lucky to be working in this structure where people get paid millions to read the news on TV. And, yes, it is insane. And there is nothing I can say beyond acknowledging my immense good fortune, and being aware that I'm blessed, and aware that it isn't going to last forever."
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“I understand the concept of optimism. But I think with me what you get is a lack of cynicism."
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