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Famous 100+ Denzel Washington Motivational Quotes About Life

Denzel Washington Motivational Quotes | Denzel Washington, born on December 28, 1954 in New York, USA.

After graduating from Fordham University (B.A., 1977), Washington began to pursue acting as a career and joined the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco

After several successful stage performances in California and New York, he made his screen debut in the comedy Carbon Copy (1981).

He gave memorable performances in the romantic comedy Mississippi Masala (1991), the Shakespearean comedy Much Ado About Nothing (1993) and many more.

He received a second best-actor nomination for his portrayal of boxer Rubin Carter in the film The Hurricane (1999).

In 2005 he starred as Brutus in Julius Caesar. Five years later he appeared in the Broadway revival of August Wilson’s Fences, a family drama set in the 1950s that explores issues of identity and racism


Denzel Washington Quotes


“You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.”

– Denzel Washington


“I think a role model is a mentor – someone you see on a daily basis, and you learn from them.”

– Denzel Washington


“I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.”

– Denzel Washington


“We’ve all received our share of good fortune, so that’s my definition of much. A single blessing is all the bounty in the world, and if you’ve been blessed at all you’re meant to pass some of that on. You’re meant to set a positive example.”

– Denzel Washington


“My faith helps me understand that circumstances don’t dictate my happiness, my inner peace.”

– Denzel Washington


“If you have an enemy, then learn and know your enemy, don’t just be mad at him or her.”

– Denzel Washington


“My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plague.”

– Denzel Washington


“I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given.”

– Denzel Washington


“There is a lot of joy to be found in reflecting upon your experiences as you work towards your dreams. Learn to laugh at your failures, smile at your wins and don’t be afraid to laugh at yourself.”

– Denzel Washington


“I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.”

– Denzel Washington


“At the end of the day, it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished. It’s about what you’ve done with those accomplishments. It’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.”

– Denzel Washington


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“Dreams are great. In fact, dreams are necessary in life or no one would ever go anywhere! But a dream without a goal, and without action, has no opportunity to come true.”

– Denzel Washington


“You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.”

– Denzel Washington


“If you’re looking for more money, more love, more success, or more impact you always have to manage the stress, obligations, commitments, and criticism that come along with all of it. When you want more, you get more of everything.”

– Denzel Washington


“The chances you take, the people you meet, the people you love, the faith that you have. That’s what’s going to define you.”

– Denzel Washington


“I think a role model is a mentor – someone you see on a daily basis, and you learn from them.”

– Denzel Washington


“I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.”

– Denzel Washington


“The only thing stopping you from achieving your dreams are the stories you keep telling yourself that you can’t. Don’t wait- act now. Regret nothing.”

– Denzel Washington


“Faith will get you to a point. Luck will get you to a point. But to achieve the kind of success you dream about, you need to WORK. There are no shortcuts, you can’t cheat life, just get to work and don’t stop until you reach your highest potential.”

– Denzel Washington


“I think a role model is a mentor – someone you see on a daily basis, and you learn from them.”

– Denzel Washington


“Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing.”

– Denzel Washington


“Never confuse movement with progress. Because you can run in place and not get anywhere.”

– Denzel Washington


Denzel Washington Quotes About Life


“Never compromise on who you are. You are born with the capacity to achieve greatness if you so desire. Learning to say no is a critical element to accessing that greatness. Your choices will define you; so make them the right ones.”

– Denzel Washington


“In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.”

– Denzel Washington


“It’s simple: You get a part. You play a part. You play it well. You do your work and you go home.”

– Denzel Washington


“I’m very proud to be black, but black is not all I am. That’s my cultural historical background, my genetic makeup, but it’s not all of who I am nor is it the basis from which I answer every question.”

– Denzel Washington


“Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life.”

– Denzel Washington


“You have to grab moments when they happen. I like to improvise and ad lib.”

– Denzel Washington


“I work hard for the audience. It’s entertainment. I don’t need validation.”

– Denzel Washington


“My mother never gave up on me. I messed up in school so much they were sending me home, but my mother sent me right back.”

– Denzel Washington


“I actually don’t hang out with any celebrities. My closest friends are old friends. And my real close friends, none of them are actors.”

– Denzel Washington


“Talent comes from God. If you have been given some, then value it, cultivate it, work and develop it.”

– Denzel Washington


“I’m not interested in being a celebrity- I’m interested in being a better actor and a better director.”

– Denzel Washington


“There are two kinds of pain in this world. The pain that hurts, the pain that alters.”

– Denzel Washington


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“You practice anything a long time, you get good at it. You tell a hundred lies a day, it sounds like the truth. Everyone betrays everyone.”

– Denzel Washington


“The purpose of war is to serve a political end but the true nature of war is to serve itself.”

– Denzel Washington


“You can beat or jail me or even kill me, but I am not going to be what you want me to be!”

– Denzel Washington


“And what is wonderful about movies is that once they’re done, they belong to the people. Once you make it, it’s what they see. That’s where my head is at.”

– Denzel Washington


“If you don’t trust the pilot, don’t go.”

– Denzel Washington


“My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.”

– Denzel Washington


“True desire in the heart for anything good is God’s proof to you sent beforehand to indicate that it’s yours already.”

– Denzel Washington


“If you want to be a warrior, you have to train.”

– Denzel Washington


“Do what you gotta do so you can do what you wanna do.”

– Denzel Washington


“Don’t be afraid to fail big, to dream big.”

– Denzel Washington


“You never know how you’re going to affect people.”

– Denzel Washington


“When you do good, you get good! Fulfilment comes from serving others, not just hustling to serve yourself. On the path to success, there is always going to be an opportunity to help someone else be successful too. Take that opportunity, and be the kind of person who makes a difference in the lives of others.”

– Denzel Washington


“Put God first in everything you do. Everything that I have is by the grace of God, I understand that. It’s a gift. I didn’t always stick with Him, but He stuck with me.”

– Denzel Washington


Most Inspiring Denzel Washington Quotes Ever


“Who are you learning from? Who are you studying? What kind of people are you building relationships with?”

– Denzel Washington


“I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.”

– Denzel Washington


“Are you doing what you are truly capable of? Will you be able to live with the regret if you don’t? What scares you the most about going for it?”

– Denzel Washington


“Dreams without goals remain dreams.”

– Denzel Washington


“Fall forward!”

– Denzel Washington


“I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.”

– Denzel Washington


“In any profession, it gets to be a grind.”

– Denzel Washington


“I never really had the classic struggle. I had faith.”

– Denzel Washington


“Don’t be afraid to think outside the box. Don’t be afraid to fail big, to dream big.”

– Denzel Washington


“You only live once so do what you feel passionate about”

– Denzel Washington


“My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plague.”

– Denzel Washington


“Believe that what you are doing is bigger than yourself, and you will find an irreplaceable peace.”

– Denzel Washington


“The time to worrying about flying is when you’re on the ground. When you’re up in the air, it’s too late. No point in worrying about it then.”

– Denzel Washington


“We are able to be in our ‘flow’ when we are well prepared and in the moment. Allow yourself to be in the ‘flow’ of things with great preparation and a strong sense of ease and belonging. That is is what you scan control.”

– Denzel Washington


“Luck is where opportunity meets preparation.”

– Denzel Washington


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“What are you preparing for? Are you preparing for your greatest achievement, whatever that may be?”

– Denzel Washington


“If I am a cup maker, I’m interested in making the best cup I possibly can. My effort goes into that cup, not what people think about it.”

– Denzel Washington


“Focus on what you are doing, and not the critics. Critics never made history, and critics never made anyone’s life better. Focus on adding value in your own unique special way.”

– Denzel Washington


“I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me – spiritually and financially.”

– Denzel Washington


“Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency.”

– Denzel Washington


“Luck is where opportunity meets preparation.”

– Denzel Washington


Famous Quotes By Denzel Washington


“If I am a cup maker, I’m interested in making the best cup I possibly can. My effort goes into that cup, not what people think about it.”

– Denzel Washington


“I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me – spiritually and financially.”

– Denzel Washington


“Every day, sincerely and without phoniness, try to understand and appreciate the people who work with you. Do your job well, learn your job well, but always remember that the people you work with are your most valuable asset. Embrace them. Honor them. Respect them.”

– Denzel Washington


“What it taught me was forgiveness. It taught me that when people present themselves in a certain way, there’s probably some back story or issue or reason for the way that they are… And a lot of times, it’s about something that’s completely out of their control.”

– Denzel Washington


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