The best Quotes by Denzel Washington

The best Quotes by Denzel Washington

Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. (born December 28, 1954) is an American actor, producer and director. He appeared in Malcolm X (1992), Philadelphia (1993), Crimson Tide (1995), Training Day (2001), Inside Man (2006), American Gangster (2007), and The Equalizer trilogy (2014–2023).

My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.
I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you're prepared for it.
In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.

Quotes about Denzel Washington

Meeting Oprah Winfrey, I cried like a baby. Meeting Steven Spielberg, I cried like a baby. Meeting Denzel Washington, I gushed like a crazy woman. If I don't get excited or star struck by someone I've been dying to meet, it's time to retire.

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Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
You can't have capitalism without racism.
No, the time for justice, the time for freedom, and the time for equality is always right now!
Samantha in The Great Debaters
We do what we have to do in order to do what we want to do.
James Farmer Jr. in The Great Debaters
St Augustine said, "An unjust law is no law at all." Which means I have a right, even a duty to resist. With violence or civil disobedience. You should pray I choose the latter.
James Farmer Jr. in The Great Debaters
The majority does not decide what is right or wrong. Your conscience does.
We must never ever bow down before the tyranny of the majority.
Debate is combat. Your words are your weapons.
Nothing that erodes the rule of law can be moral. No matter what name we give it.
Melvin B. Tolson: "We're holding tryouts for the debate team."
Henry Lowe: "You sure you want somebody like me?"
Melvin B. Tolson: "No. That's why you're trying out."
Melvin B. Tolson in The Great Debaters
To protect the sheep you gotta catch the wolf, and it takes a wolf to catch a wolf.
Alonzo Harris in Training Day
It's not what you know, it's what you can prove.
Alonzo Harris in Training Day
Alonzo Harris: "You got a kid, right?"
Jake Hoyt: "Yeah, I got a little girl."
Alonzo Harris: "I've got five. All boys. You ever need a son, you let me know. I'll hook your old lady up. I can't miss."
Alonzo Harris in Training Day
Right. Are you going to teach me that old school hard-charging beat up everything that moves Rodney King shit?
Jake Hoyt in Training Day
That's the second time you pointed a gun at me. There will not be a third!
Jake Hoyt in Training Day
A Los Angeles Police Department Narcotics officer was killed today serving a high-risk warrant near LAX. An LAPD spokesperson says that Detective Alonzo Harris is survived by his wife and four sons.
You gotta see the streets. You gotta feel it. You gotta smell it, you gotta taste the streets!
Alonzo Harris in Training Day
Woman: "The choir's probably two down for Wednesday."
Vicar: "Chest colds or permanent?"
Woman: "Just colds. Don't be mean."
Vicar: "The average age is 72. Every long note's a cliffhanger."
Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Grieff: "Please understand he will retain everything that you say."
Kempton: "For the rest of my life."
Grieff: "Which, on death row, doesn't mean as much as it usually does."
Jefferson Grieff in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Kempton: "We're not animals."
Officer: "He ate his mom's feet."
Kempton: "When she was dead."
Dillon Kempton in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Everyone is a murderer. You just have to meet the right person.
Jefferson Grieff in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Grieff: "The punishment is, it would seem to me, commensurate."
Kreiner: "You want to be executed?"
Grieff: "No, of course not."
Kreiner: "Well, then I don't understand. Why would you not...-"
Grieff: "I don't want to be executed, Mr. Kreiner. And my wife did not want to be murdered. Commensurate."
Jefferson Grieff in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Kreiner: "Why would Selina come to work in my office if she thought I was a r-pist?"
Grieff: "Why did all those actresses thank Harvey?"
Jefferson Grieff in Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
I don't have Facebook on my phone. Haven't got much on there. My sister gave it to me. I barely know how to use it. All these features, makes me want to lie down. Well, I do have a Facebook on my computer, but it's not the sort of thing that you'd carry about with you.
Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
Woman: "William says he's still atheist."
Vicar: "That's okay. God loves atheists. Loves jumping out at them."
Inside Man - Season 1 Episode 1
The first time I saw E.T., the actual image of an alien, and he was so sweet-looking. I wanted him. I wanted E.T.
You know, bigotry isn't relevant to just the South. It never was. But I'm very grateful that I don't know what it's like from experience.
As a Jew I am aware of how important the existence of Israel is for the survival of us all. And because I am proud of being Jewish, I am worried by the growing anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in the world.
The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
Sebastian Wilder in La La Land
For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
It's not about the absence of fear. It's overcoming it.
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
My father always said, "Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf" - so I make sure I read.
We think too much and feel too little.
If one does not attach himself to people and desires, never shall his heart be broken. But then, does he ever truly live?

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