Denzel Washington Quotes

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Born: December 28, 1954, Mount Vernon, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life.
- Denzel Washington

Everybody has a job to do. There are people in Iraq on both sides of this war who do what they do for religious reasons, and they feel with God on their side. Some people are good at annihilating people. Maybe that's their gift.
- Denzel Washington

Growing up I didn't watch movies.
- Denzel Washington

I had a lot of success from the start. I never really was tested for long periods of time. I got my first professional job while I was a senior in college. I signed with the William Morris Agency before I graduated.
- 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

I never really had the classic struggle. I had faith.
- Denzel Washington

I wasn't allowed to go to movies when I was kid my father was a minister. 101 Dalmatians and King of Kings, that was the extent of it.
- Denzel Washington

I'm not a film buff. I don't watch a lot of movies.
- 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

If you don't trust the pilot, don't go.
- 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. 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

Michelle Pfeiffer hasn't been finding a lot of work recently because she doesn't like what a woman her age is offered. That's a real double standard. You get Sean Connery, who gets older and older, still playing opposite young ladies, but it doesn't work the other way around.
- Denzel Washington

My faith helps me understand that circumstances don't dictate my happiness, my inner peace.
- Denzel Washington

My mother never gave up one me. I messed up in school so much they were sending me home, but my mother sent me right back.
- Denzel Washington

My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington

My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.
- Denzel Washington

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