"My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Denzel Washington on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Denzel Washington on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Denzel Washington on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Denzel Washington on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Denzel Washington on Pablo Picasso
"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."