Quotes of Tom

“ I want to be like Tom Cruise from The Outsiders and go on and do amazing movies for a long time. ”

- Ashton Kutcher

“ We younger Negro artists who create now intend to express our individual dark-skinned selves without fear or shame. If white people are pleased, we are glad. If they are not, it doesn't matter. We know we are beautiful. And ugly too. The tom-tom cries and the tom-tom laughs… ”

- Charles Evans Hughes

“ You just sort of let them go for a while, but it was time to have something done to my teeth. I'm glad. It's going to be good. Tom Cruise has braces now, too. I'm right in style. ”

- Faye Dunaway

“ For some time I've had my eye on Tom McCall's seat - which is a great deal more than he's had on it. ”

- Grace Hansen

“ I have a little bit of a belly, a tiny bit of pooch. It's the one thing I don't want to lose. I just like having some softness. If I lose that, then Tom might leave me. ”

- Nicole Kidman

“ There's no drugs, no Tom in a dress, no psychiatrists. ”

- Nicole Kidman

“ Tom and Viv is a literary whodunit and a medical what-did-it. ”

- Pia Lindstrom

“ He's in the mold of a Tom Watson, in that he'll hit the ball in the trees and undaunted go it there, flail it out and make something out of it. ”

- Gary McCord

“ Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass. ”

- Grace Metalious

“ 'I don't want to grow up,' Tom Waits said it. I live it. I put myself in a position to be a kid as long as I want to. I play loud music and scream for a living. ”

- Jason Newsted

“ I don't want to sound superficial, but when I go see a movie myself, I'd rather look at Tom Cruise than some shmo with a beer belly. ”

- Natalie Portman

“ On a good night, I get underwear, bras, and hotel-room keys thrown onstage… You start to think that you're Tom Jones. ”

- Keanu Reeves

“ Tom Cruise only makes one or two film appearances a year. A baseball player can be the hero or the goat one-hundred and sixty-two times a year. ”

- Dave Winfield

“ Whatever class and race divergences exist, top cats are tom cats. ”

- Elizabeth Janeway

“ Going to call him William? What kind of name is that? Every Tom, Dick and Harry's called William. Why don't they call him Bill. ”

- Samuel Goldwyn

“ I don't need to be Tom Cruise. I just need to work forever. ”

- Jodie Foster

“ I wish I was as cocksure of anything as Tom Macaulay is of everything. ”

- Lord Melbourne

“ I'm only upset that I'm not a widow. ”

- Roseanne

“ Scientists are peeping toms at the keyhole of eternity. ”

- Arthur Koestler

“ The man that hails you Tom or Jack, and proves by thumps upon your back how he esteems your merit, is such a friend, that one had need be very much his friend indeed to pardon or to bear it. ”

- William Cowper

“ Tom's great yellow bronze mask all draped upon an iron framework. An inhibited, nerve-drawn, dropped face — as if hung on a scaffold of heavy private brooding and thought. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ While you are away, movie stars are taking your women. Robert Redford is dating your girlfriend, Tom Selleck is kissing your lady, Bart Simpson is making love to your wife. ”

- Baghdad Betty

“ Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds. ”

- John Perry Barlow

“ I think I have a love for TV hosts. I can't help it. Ted Koppel was my first crush when I was three. Then I was in love with David Letterman. He's my sweetheart. But now I've got my Tom. ”

- Drew Barrymore

“ You could say I have quite a nice-guy image as an actor and I wanted to do something new, something that might break that mold a bit. I saw how Billy Bob Thornton, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck were suddenly praised because they made films. I don't think you get respect as an actor in this town unless you're Tom Cruise or Tom Hanks… ”

- Bill Paxton

“ The New York Times ran a Tom Tomorrow cartoon sneering about Americans who believe with 'unwavering faith in an invisible omniscient deity who favors those born in the middle of the North American land mass.' This is how liberals conceive of America: an undifferentiated land mass in the middle of North America. ”

- Ann Coulter

“ I'm very big in Australia, New Zealand, Britain, Canada and America. It's nice. I have a lovely life, and actually it pays better than the movies. Well, it doesn't pay better than Tom Cruise in the movies. But it pays better than I get. I get bus fare compared to these guys. ”

- Billy Connolly

“ There are certainly laws and elements that make a film more accessible to mainstream audiences. If you've got Tom Cruise as a strongman, I'm sure it would have larger audiences, but it wouldn't have the same substance. ”

- Werner Herzog

“ Schwarzenegger said last night on the show he expects his opponents to throw all kinds of dirt at him. And you know, it's started already. Today, they released the one thing that could really hurt Arnold. Turns out he once starred in a movie with Tom Arnold. ”

- Jay Leno

“ Go on thinking that you don't need to be read and you'll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need tom read it because it is written for yourself alone; and the public won't feel any impulse to gate crash such a private party. ”

- Dylan Thomas
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