20 Best Quotes from Denzel Washington


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Who is Denzel Washington?

     Denzel Hayes Washington (Mount Vernon, December 28, 1954) is an American actor and producer. Denzel Washington has received two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for Glory (1990) and Best Actor for Training Day (2002); a Tony Award, a SAG Awards, two Golden Globes and another for the body of work. Son of a Protestant minister and a beautician, he was named Denzel in honor of the eponymous physician who gave birth to him.

     Denzel Washington entered Fordham University to pursue a course in Journalism, which he left unfinished, but majored in Theater at the same University to pursue a career in acting. He made his debut in telefilms and was successful in the 1982 soap opera St. Elsewhere.

Denzel Washington Best Quotes to Reflect:

  • "I think a role model is a mentor - someone you see daily and learn from them."

  • "The odds you run, the people you meet, the people you love, the faith you have. That's what will define you."

  • "Do what you have to do, do what you want to do."

  • "Don't aspire to earn a living, aspire to make a difference."

  • "You have to grab the moments when they happen. I like to improvise and improvise."

  • "In any profession, it can be an arduous task."

  • "I would be more scared if I didn't use whatever skills I was given. I would be more scared of procrastination and laziness."

  • "My father told me: her mindset will raise her children, not her body and beauty... choose wisely."

  • "Goals on the path to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency."

  • "I say luck is when an opportunity arises and you're prepared for it."

Denzel Washington Quotes on Life:

  • "Never compromise who you are. You are born with the ability to achieve greatness if you wish. Learning to say no is critical to accessing that greatness. Their choices will define you; so make them right."

  • "Give other people's opinions the right meaning. Take advice if it's constructive and learn from it. But don't build your life on the opinions of others. Trust yourself and trust your choices."

  • "There is great joy in reflecting on your experiences as you work towards your dreams. Learn to laugh at your failures, smile at your victories and don't be afraid to laugh at yourself."

  • "Put God first in everything you do. Everything I have is by the grace of God, I understand that. It's a gift. I didn't always stay with Him, but He stayed with me."

  • "Don't tell me what was said about me. Tell me why they felt so comfortable telling you that?"

  • "Nothing in life is worth it unless you take risks."

  • "It has to be who you are in this world, no matter what."

  • "Never help an ungrateful person to get up."

  • "To change your life, you must change your thoughts."

  • "My mother never gave up on me. I was so wrong at school that they sent me home, but my mother sent me back."

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