93 Tom Hiddleston Quotes from Famous English Actor

Tom Hiddleston, born February 9, 1981, in London, is a renowned English actor best known for playing Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Raised in Wimbledon by his parents James and Diana, he grew up in an artistic family, with his sisters Emma, an actor and Sarah, a film producer.

Hiddleston studied at Eton College and the University of Cambridge.

He started his acting career after being spotted during a performance and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.


He starred in movies like “Midnight in Paris” and “War Horse” and series such as “The Night Manager”, for which he won a Golden Globe.

Hiddleston made his Broadway debut in “Betrayal” in 2019 and was nominated for a Tony Award.

Furthermore, he has worked as a narrator for documentaries and audiobooks.

Below is a collection of the best quotes by Tom Hiddleston.

Best Tom Hiddleston Quotes


Don’t judge people on who they used to be. Allow them to be who they are now. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


Thor and Loki are defined by each other. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


Within us there is the capacity of being anyone or anything. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


Fame is weird and amorphous and unpredictable. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


I think cruelty is just loneliness disguised as bitterness. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


Sometimes love really is just that simple. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I don’t think anyone, until their soul leaves their body, is past the point of no return. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


What is the best use of my time on this planet? ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Without revealing too much, there’s a specific skill set you need to be in Loki’s army – let me know if you have the qualifications. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


Make love, not war. Unless you’re Loki, in which case: do what you want. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I guess when you smile, it’s just joy coming out of you. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


Never stop. Never stop fighting. Never stop dreaming. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I was so lucky because what I did in ‘Thor’ was I built the character from the ground up – the foundations of his spirit, really. He was someone who was born with an expectation that he would one day be a king, born with an entitlement. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Famous Tom Hiddleston Quotes

What’s my guilty pleasure? The thing is, I never feel guilty about pleasures. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Everything is possible and nothing is guaranteed. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


A healthy connection with Nature makes us more human, not less. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Just because you’re good in something doesn’t mean you’ll necessarily be good in something else. You just try and chase opportunities that you fall in love with or that inspire you and keep doing the work. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I grew up watching ‘Superman.’ As a child, when I first learned to dive into a swimming pool, I wasn’t diving, I was flying, like Superman. I used to dream of rescuing a girl I had a crush on from a playground bully. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

We’re traveling through space and time, we’re dealing with gods and monsters, but at the heart of the film, from my perspective, is a family – a father, two sons, two brothers, a mother and the fractious, intimate interaction that they have. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I’m not a big fan of the class system, to be honest. It feels ugly to me. If you’ve got something to say and the work is good, it doesn’t matter where you come from. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


It’s really fun when people recognize you in a passionate way. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

The Night Manager doesn’t exist in the post-Cold war universe, it exists much more in the modern world, I think. There is more action. The bad guys don’t have particularly political or national-political affiliations. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Tony Stark in ‘Iron Man’ helped wider audiences finally embrace the enormous talent of Robert Downey Jr. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Great Tom Hiddleston Quotes

I always thought of running as just dancing forward. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

It’s always about, somehow, finding a part of myself that is relevant, and then turning the volume up on that particular part. So, I am all of the characters I’ve ever played, and I am none of them at the same time. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Well, I think there are no villains in this world. There are just misunderstood heroes. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Quite often, most of us are defined first by our vital statistics – our sex, our height, our weight, the color of our eyes and then we’re defined by our job. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Somehow the past is a safe place to explore our collective cultural neuroses. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


In the end, you will always kneel. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

The most interesting thing about being alive is that there is no black and white; there are many shades of gray. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I believe very strongly in kindness, in good manners, in treating people with equanimity and a sense of humor and all those things. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Top Tom Hiddleston Quotes

It sounds cliched, but superheroes can be lonely, vain, arrogant and proud. Often they overcome these human frailties for the greater good. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


I always trust my gut, and that’s all I have. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

All acting is an act of imagination. You are simply conjuring up imaginary circumstances in your mind and responding truthfully to them. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

If you look at all of the villains in the course of human history, they’ve all believed, delusionally, in the virtue of their actions – every villain is a hero in his own mind. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

There’s an Iago and a Romeo within all of us. There is that lover, and there is that sociopath. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I suppose my understanding of villains is that they’re just people who are infected by all of the darker instincts – that they haven’t got the discipline to make the right choices. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


As an actor, it’s much, much easier to be really nasty to someone that you really like. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I feel as though the cardboard box of my own reality has been flattened and blown open. Now I can see the edge of the world. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Out of 10 how enthusiastic a dancer am I? 11. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

The language of digital communication is a language we don’t understand in a way. People say the internet is like the Wild West in that it’s lawless and we haven’t worked out how to make it structured or moral. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Inspiring Tom Hiddleston Quotes

When I go for something, I go for it at the expense of everything else. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I was informed yesterday that there’s a Twitter account for my laugh. Very hard to get used to things like that. Pretty amazing. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Life is generally pretty damn amazing if you let it be. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

The thing that keeps you grounded is doing the thing you love. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

We are what the past has made us. We are what the future will make us. Live now. Right now. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


I think we all see ourselves as the heroes in our own lives. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

It is so rare as an actor to be allowed the chance to revisit a role and to go back to a character that you already built, and lived inside, and understood. To take it further to another stage is a huge privilege. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I think everyone should do what they love because it will never feel like work that way. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Inspirational Tom Hiddleston Quotes

Nurture your own confidence and make it real; don’t pretend to be someone you’re not. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

It’s a rare thing when you can read a script in one sitting and you haven’t looked at the watch or you’ve gone to make a cup of tea. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


People love escapism and there should be a place for it. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Artists instinctively want to reflect humanity, their own and each other’s, in all its intermittent virtue and vitality, frailty and fallibility. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

The dream is to keep surprising yourself, never mind the audience. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

We’re all flawed heroes. Responsibility is power. Take responsibility for the consequences of your actions, and the world is yours. Everything is a choice. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I try not to make plans. God always laughs at your plans. I’m going to keep the door open, and keep the page blank, and see what gets painted upon it. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Never, ever, let anyone tell you what you can and can’t do. Prove the cynics wrong. Pity them for they have no imagination. The sky’s the limit. Your sky. Your limit. Now. Let’s dance. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

One of the great flaws that we all share is that we think everyone else is cooler, everyone else is sexier; everyone else has all the answers. That was me too. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I think everyone should pursue their dreams. Whether you want to play football, act, sing, become a writer or whatever you have burning inside you as you’re growing up, you should pursue it. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Powerful Tom Hiddleston Quotes

When people don’t like themselves very much, they have to make up for it. The classic bully was actually a victim first. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Stay hungry, stay young, stay foolish, stay curious, and above all, stay humble because just when you think you got all the answers, is the moment when some bitter twist of fate in the universe will remind you that you very much don’t. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


I’m motivated by the thought that I won’t forgive myself if I don’t give it everything. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I fundamentally believe that in the moral balance of the human race, we right ourselves. If we feel like the ship’s keel is off, we find a way to steer ourselves through the storm repeatedly. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Do the work, enjoy the work, take it seriously, don’t take yourself seriously and keep your head down! ~ Tom Hiddleston.

If you play it straight it’s funny – the best comedy is always played straight down the middle. The adjustment is understanding from the screenplay that a moment is hilarious. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Every time you consider a job, you have to check in with your inner compass and say, ‘Does this fit in with how I see what the work is for? Is this going to be something interesting and valuable to contribute to the world?’ ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Popular Tom Hiddleston Quotes

You look at the greatest villains in human history, the fascists, the autocrats, they all wanted people to kneel before them because they don’t love themselves enough. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Haters never win. I just think that’s true about life, because negative energy always costs in the end. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Whenever I come back to London, which is home, I get that cosy, comfortable feeling of being home, as well as the sophistication of this city. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

The best revenge against bullies is absolutely, resolutely, never to let them change who you are. Know that whatever bullies say or do – it comes from their weakness, not yours. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


I never like to make plans. It’s nice to just hang. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

To have compassion for a character is not different from having compassion for another human being. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I wonder what the world would be like if everybody walked their talk; if word was married with deed; promises delivered by action. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

In our increasingly secular society, with so many disparate gods and different faiths, superhero films present a unique canvas upon which our shared hopes, dreams and apocalyptic nightmares can be projected and played out. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Positive Tom Hiddleston Quotes

Love your life. Because your life is what you have to give. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

An ant has no quarrel with a boot. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

We all have two lives. The second one starts when we realize that we only have one. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Acting takes a degree of mutual trust and respect. ~ Tom Hiddleston.


Every villain is a hero in his own mind. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

What’s my guilty pleasure? The thing is I never feel guilty about pleasures. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Everythings a choice. Nobody’s born good. Nobody’s born evil. It’s always a choice. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

Our job is to represent the truth of human nature, whether you’re playing a tender love story that’s set in a coffee shop or whether you’re in ‘The Avengers,’ which is set in a Manhattan which is exploding. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

The learning is the heavy lifting. You need to get the words into your brain. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

You never know what’s around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you’ve climbed a mountain. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I have been allowed to inhabit different shades of human nature and different colors of truth indifferent circumstances. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

I never get afraid of things, I only get excited. ~ Tom Hiddleston.

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