"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Denzel Washington on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Denzel Washington on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Denzel Washington on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Denzel Washington on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Denzel Washington on Dalai Lama
"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."
"I never really had the classic struggle. I had faith."
"My faith helps me understand that circumstances don't dictate my happiness, my inner peace."
"My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family."
"Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life."