53 Inspiring Denzel Washington Quotes on Life and Success

Denzel Washington is a popular actor, director, and producer from the United States.

Best Denzel Washington Quotes

1. “Put God first in everything you do.” ~ (Denzel Washington).


2. “Don’t aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

3. “Dreams without goals, are just dreams and they ultimately fuel disappointment.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

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

5. “Luck is where opportunity meets preparation.” ~ Denzel Washington.

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

7. “I walk by faith, not by sight.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

8. “Do what you have to do, to do what you want to do.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

9. “You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

10. “Thank God in advance for what’s already yours.” ~ (Denzel Washington).


11. “You can’t break me because you didn’t make me.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

Inspiring Denzel Washington Quotes

12. “I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

13. “I found that nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

14. “To protect the sheep, you gotta catch the wolf. And it takes a wolf to catch a wolf, you understand?” ~ (Denzel Washington).

15. “Talent comes from God. If you have been given some, then value it, cultivate it, work and develop it.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

16. “I fought the good fight, I finished the race, I kept the faith.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

17. “For me, success is inner peace. That’s a good day for me.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

18. “If you want to be a warrior, you have to train.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

19. “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).

20. “The Bible says “faith without works is nothing” so destiny is great, fate is great, faith is great – but you still have to work at it. I don’t just sit at home and wait for it all to unfold.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

Great Denzel Washington Quotes

21. “It’s not what you know, it’s what you can prove.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

22. “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).


23. “We do what we have to so we can do what we want to.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

24. “One failed experiment is one step closer to success.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

25. “Cursed be the ground for our sake. Both thorns and thistles it shall bring forth for us. For out of the ground we were taken, for the dust we are and to the dust we shall return.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

26. “Be careful what you ask for because when you pray for rain, you have to deal with the mud as well.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

27. “I believe in God. I don’t fear man, I fear God.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

28. “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).

Famous Denzel Washington Quotes

29. “We live in a time when people give up too easy.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

30. “Revenge is a meal best served cold.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

31. “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).

32. “Success? I don’t know what that word means. I’m happy. But success, that goes back to what in somebody’s eyes success means. For me, success is inner peace. That’s a good day for me.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

33. “There’s a book called “The Sociopath Next Door.” I thought most sociopaths were violent. In fact, they aren’t. But almost all sociopaths want to win, no matter what.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

34. “If you don’t trust the pilot, don’t go.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

35. “Got to be who you are in this world, no matter what.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

36. “Just because you are doing a lot more doesn’t mean you are getting a lot done. Don’t confuse movement with progress!” ~ (Denzel Washington).

37. “My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

38. “In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

39. “I’m a logic monster, if things don’t make sense I gotta make sense of them.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

40. “The poorest people are the sweetest people.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

41. “Why do we close our eyes when we pray, cry, kiss, or dream? Because the most beautiful things in life are not seen but felt by the heart.” ~ (Denzel Washington).


Powerful Denzel Washington Quotes

42. “It is very important to transcend the places that hold us.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

43. “Writing is a weapon and it’s more powerful than a fist could ever be.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

44. “Bad guys need love too.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

45. “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. It’s not you. It’s them. And a lot of times, it’s about something that’s completely out of their control.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

46. “My faith helps me understand that circumstances don’t dictate my happiness, my inner peace.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

47. “There’s racism everywhere.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

48. “Hate put me in prison. Love’s gonna bust me out.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

Inspirational Denzel Washington Quotes

49. “For whatever reason, God has blessed me with the ability, put me in a position to make these leaps and bounds. I’m fulfilling my part of the bargain, which is to give back and be a positive influence on others.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

50. “I love research and being educated. It’s a great job being able to step into all kinds of professions and into other people’s shoes.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

51. “Nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks. Fall forward. Every failed experiment is one step closer to success.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

52. “Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

53. “Don’t be afraid to fail big, to dream big.” ~ (Denzel Washington).

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