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Tom Hanks Quotes and Sayings

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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.
- Tom Hanks

Related topics: Science

If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it.
It's the hard that makes it great.
- Tom Hanks

I would not want to live in a country that would have
me as a leader in any sort of political bent.
- Tom Hanks

Movie-making is telling a story with the best technology at your disposal.
- Tom Hanks

 

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.
- Tom Hanks

If you have to have a job in this world,
a high-priced movie star is a pretty good gig.
- Tom Hanks

My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like
to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front.
It's just not December without that movie in my house.
- Tom Hanks

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There's a difference between solitude and loneliness.
I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while.
- Tom Hanks

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?
- Tom Hanks

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.
- Tom Hanks

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.
- Tom Hanks

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.
- Tom Hanks

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.
- Tom Hanks

I love what I do for a living, it's the greatest job in the world,
but you have to survive an awful lot of attention that
you don't truly deserve and you have to live up to
your professional responsibilities and I'm always trying
to balance that with what is really important.
- Tom Hanks

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.
- Tom Hanks

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.
- Tom Hanks

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.
- Tom Hanks

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.
- Tom Hanks

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.
- Tom Hanks

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey PHOTO

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray PHOTO

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain PHOTO

Today is the bridge between acceptance and faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

With the past, I have nothing to do;
nor with the future. I live now.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, Begin it now.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The past has no power over the present moment.
- Eckhart Tolle

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not dwell in the past,
do not dream of the future,
concentrate the mind on the present moment.
- The Buddha

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

Make Today count. Today - each Today -
is the most important day of your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stay in the moment and all gifts are added
as you breathe and take inspired action.
- Joe Vitale

The heart knows nothing of the past,
nothing of the future;
it knows only of the present.
- Osho

Be happy for this moment.
This moment is your life.
- Anonymous

Life is now.
There was never a time when your life was not now,
nor will there ever be.
- Eckhart Tolle

Let every day be the first day
of the rest of your life,
but especially let today be a new beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

Yesterday is history,
tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.
That is why it is called Present.
- Anonymous

Yesterday is ashes.
Tomorrow is green wood.
Only today does the fire burn brightly.
- Eskimo Proverb

If you want to do it,
Do It - TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stop wishing and fearing the future
long enough to be fully present in TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

Let us not look back in anger
or forward in fear,
but around in awareness.
- James Thurber

"It's not that important,
don't worry about it" is the answer,
now what was the question?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature.
By and by love becomes not a relationship,
it becomes a state of your being.
Not that you are in love - now you are love.
- Osho

Two little words that can make the difference: START NOW.
- Mary C. Crowley

Take Action - Now.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Formula to live your dream:
1. Be bold. 2. Begin now, 3. No exceptions.
- William James

Do it Now!
- Napoleon Hill

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.
- Napoleon Hill

I live in the moment, and I live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If we are not happy and joyous at this season,
for what other season shall we wait and
for what other time shall we look?
- Abdul-Baha

The Paradox Of Living In The Moment is -
How To Be Happy Today AND Prepare For Tomorrow
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

The past is a ghost, the future a dream,
and all we ever have is now.
- Bill Cosby

Ask why this task is on your to-do list.
Consider discarding those items to which
you are not truly committed.
For the tasks which do speak
to the longings of your own heart,
begin now, today, this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Imagination is more important than knowledge.
For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand,
while imagination embraces the entire world,
and all there ever will be to know and understand.
- Albert Einstein

Look now into the still waters
of the reflecting pool
and behold the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not know whether I was then
a man dreaming I was a butterfly,
or whether I am now
a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
- Zhuangzi

Completion:
It is time for the project to be over.
You submitted the proposal, you painted your house,
you passed-in the term paper.
Whatever praise or criticism you received,
it is now time to move on to your next project.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau


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