Best Denzel Washington Quotes

Best Denzel Washington Quotes

Denzel Washington quotes share his thoughts about acting, his life growing up and views as an actor. He shared some very intimate times growing up as a boy and surprisingly didn’t watch much movies growing up. He talked about being the son of a Religious Minister, so movies were limited. Sometimes stars clash when their movies show the same time at the box office and this was the case with him and Dwayne Johnson as popular films by them played the same time.

Denzel Washington Wiki

Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. is an American director, producer and actor. He has won various awards for his acting skills and is considered one of the best actors around. He says he doesn’t have actor friends and his name may be mentioned along other names like Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston who are all considered great actors. Below are a number of his quotes.

Best Denzel Washington Quotes

"Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life.”
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“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.”
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“I'd be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I'd been given. I'd be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.”
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“You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That's a part of it.”
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“You don't know when you're being watched. That's one of the weird things about celebrity. It's my least favorite part of acting, celebrity.”
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“Where I think the most work needs to be done is behind the camera, not in front of it.”
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“You have to grab moments when they happen. I like to improvise and ad lib.”
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“When people protest and are upset with a movie, it becomes a big hit. They hated Passion of The Christ, it worked out pretty well for the box office. So let's get that going.”
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“When I did A Soldier's Story, I was very young and green and thought I knew everything-now I know I know everything!”
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“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.” 
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“The poorest people are the sweetest people.”
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“The last few years I've been saying I was ready to quit. It wasn't that interesting to me. Now that I'm directing, it's all new again.”
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“One good thing about acting in film is that it's good therapy.”
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“My role 14 years ago in Richard III - that was the first time I played a bad guy and learned a lot about it - they have all the fun!”
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“My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.”
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“Meryl and Katharine Hepburn are probably the two greatest actresses of this and the last century.” 
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“In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.”
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“In any profession it gets to be a grind.”
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“If you have an enemy, then learn and know your enemy, don't just be mad at him or her.”
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“If you don't trust the pilot, don't go.”
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“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.”
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“I've worked with children all my life.”
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“I've been fortunate. I don't pick scripts. Scripts pick me.”
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“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.” 
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