You don't know when you're being watched. That's one of the weird things about celebrity. It's my least favorite part of acting, celebrity.

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington

Profession: Actor
Nationality: American

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Black or white good parts are hard to come by. A good actor with a good opportunity has a shot; without the opportunity it doesn't matter how good you are.

At the end of the day it's not about what you have or even what you've accomplished… it's about who you've lifted up, who you've made better, it's about what you've given back.

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.

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.

I work hard for the audience. It's entertainment. I don't need validation.

I wasn't allowed to go to movies when I was kid; my father was a minister. 101 Dalmatians and King of Kings, that was the extent of it.

I read the Bible every day.

Any good piece of material like Shakespeare ought to be open to reinterpretation.

The last few years I've been saying I was ready to quit. It wasn't that interesting to me. Now that I'm directing, it's all new again.

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.

Dakota Fanning is a child, but she is a wonderful actor. I don't know what a child actor is. She's an actor who's a child.

I've worked in a factory. I was a garbage man. I worked in a post office. It's not that long ago. I like to think that I'm just a regular guy.

My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don't need another plaque.

My faith helps me understand that circumstances don't dictate my happiness, my inner peace.