• I love my family and I love my kids, but when the moments come, it's not as though you can just substitute your own life with what you're doing on film. You have to go to some other place where it's bigger than your own life.

    "Tom Hanks Talks CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, Meeting the Real Title Character, Filming on a Lifeboat, Shooting the Movie’s Final Scene and Working with the U.S. Navy". Interview with Christina Radish, October 8, 2013.