"It's simple: You get a part. You play a part. You play it well. You do your work and you go home. And what is wonderful about movies is that once they're done, they belong to the people. Once you make it, it's what they see. That's where my head is at."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Denzel Washington on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Denzel Washington on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Denzel Washington on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Denzel Washington on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Denzel Washington on Walt Disney
"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."
"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."
"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."