Actor and director Thomas Jeffrey Hanks are from the United States. He is one of the most well-known and recognizable movie performers in the world and is considered an American cultural icon. He is known for both his humorous and serious parts.
Hanks is now the fourth highest-grossing actor in North America thanks to his films, which have earned over $4.9 billion in North America and over $9.96 billion globally. These Tom Hanks quotations will encourage you.
Best Tom Hanks Quotes
“A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.” ~ Tom Hanks
“I understand the concept of optimism. But I think with me what you get is a lack of cynicism.” ~ Tom Hanks
“Help publicly. Help privately. Help make sense of where sense has gone missing. Help science to solve and faith to soothe. Help, and you will abolish apathy-the void that is so quickly filled by ignorance and evil.” ~ Tom Hanks
“Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” ~ Tom Hanks
“There’s no substitute for a great love who says, ‘No matter what’s wrong with you, you’re welcome at this table.’” ~ Tom Hanks
“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.” ~ Tom Hanks
“It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together … and I knew it.” ~ Tom Hanks
“I had to keep breathing. Even though there was no reason to hope… I stayed alive.
I kept breathing. And one day my logic was proven all wrong because the tide came in, and gave me a sail. And now, here I am. I’m back… Because now I know what I have to do now. I have to keep breathing. Because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring?” ~ Tom Hanks
“Reading a script is usually as exciting as reading a boilerplate legal document, so when you read one that makes you feel as if you’re seeing the movie, you know it’s something different.” ~ Tom Hanks
“And then it was like, wait, you can go to college and study theater? And act in plays? This is almost a racket, you know.
And then when the opportunity came along to do it professionally, I thought I’d won the lottery.” ~ Tom Hanks
“Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are.” ~ Tom Hanks
“We are all God’s animated cartoons.” ~ Tom Hanks
“Eating everything you want is not that much fun. When you live a life with no boundaries, there’s less joy. If you can eat anything you want to, what’s the fun in eating anything you want to?
” ~ Tom Hanks
“You have to adhere to a philosophy that the life unexamined is not worth living because otherwise you’re just living from day to day and you don’t have any real sense of yourself or where you are.” ~ Tom Hanks