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Quote Of The Week: Twenty Inspiring Quotes By Hollywood Legend Denzel Washington

Our world is indeed blessed with great men. These men have been great inspirations to millions of people of their generation.

One of such great men is Denzel Washington. An American actor, director, and film producer. The Georgia born award-winning actor started his acting career on stage, performing “Wings of the Morning” in the 1970s

With over fifty films to his name, the Christian actor has been honoured with two Golden Globe awards, one Tony Award, and two Academy Awards and other awards.

Washington dexterity is evident in his ability to perform both on stage and on screen. He has played numerous roles in the course of his career; he has played a war hero, a pilot, a teacher, a drug lord, a doctor, historical figures, a box etc.

The outstanding performer is indeed a successful family man. With four children and a lovely wife -Pauletta Pearson, Washington has not allowed any defaming controversy to creep into the serenity of his family

Some of Washington award-winning movie include, “Glory”, “The Great Debaters”, “American Gangster” “The Equalizer” “Flight” and others.

Here are some Denzel Washington Quote You Will Find Inspiring

  1. “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.”
  2. “You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.”
  3. “Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency.”
  4. “I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.”
  5. “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.”
  6. 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.
  7. “Don’t aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference.”
  8. “If you have an enemy, then learn and know your enemy, don’t just be mad at him or her.”
  9. “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.”
  10. “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.”
  11. “I never really had the classic struggle. I had faith.”
  12. “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.”
  13. “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.”
  14. “Nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks. Fall forward. Every failed experiment is one step closer to success.”
  15. “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.”
  16. “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.”
  17. “Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life.”
  18. “I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.”
  19. “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.”
  20.  “Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency.”

Do share with us quotes by Denzel Washington you find inspiring in the comment section.


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Joshua Oyenigbehin is an introvert who is passionate about Storytelling, writing, and teaching. He sees his imagination as an unsearchable world, more magical than a fairyland. He has written a novel and working on another

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