I remember as a kid just loving any movie by Denzel Washington. He certainly transformed into a cult-classic character and these quotes for your social media accounts remind us of the need to be ourselves and keep pushing forward.
Most Memorable Quotes by Denzel Washington
1. I think a role model is a mentor – someone you see on a daily basis, and you learn from them.
2. Never confuse movement with progress. Because you can run in place and not get anywhere.
3. Goals on the road to achievement cannot be achieved without discipline and consistency.
4. “The only thing stopping you from achieving your dreams are the stories you keep telling yourself that you can’t. Don’t wait- act now. Regret nothing.
5. You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.
6. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box. Don’t be afraid to fail big, to dream big.
7. In any profession, it gets to be a grind.
8. For me, success in inner peace. That’s a good day for me.
9. Life is a melting pot of knowledge and experience, both your own and that of everyone around you. Don’t be afraid to learn from others mistakes, and take bits of useful information or ideas that help you get better at what you do. Wisdom is there at your fingertips, use it.
10. I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.
11. You only live once so do what you feel passionate about.
12. Nothing in life is worthwhile unless you take risks. Fall forward. Every failed experiment is one step closer to success.
13. You have to grab moments when they happen. I like to improvise and ad lib.
14. Never compromise on who you are. You are born with the capacity to achieve greatness if you so desire. Learning to say no is a critical element to accessing that greatness. Your choices will define you; so make them the right ones.
15. Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life.
16. Give other peoples opinions their right significance. Take advice if it is constructive, and learn from it. But do not build your life based around the opinions of others. Trust yourself and trust your choices.
17. 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.
18. In order to change your life, you must change your thoughts.
19. There is a lot of joy to be found in reflecting upon your experiences as you work towards your dreams. Learn to laugh at your failures, smile at your wins and don’t be afraid to laugh at yourself.
20. Don’t aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference.
21. If you don’t fail, you’re not even trying.
22. Faith will get you to a point. Luck will get you to a point. But to achieve the kind of success you dream about, you need to WORK. There are no shortcuts, you can’t cheat life, just get to work and don’t stop until you reach your highest potential.
23. Dreams without goals remain dreams.
24. Never confuse movement with progress. Because you can run in place and not get anywhere.
25. Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing.
26. On the path to success, there is always going to be an opportunity to help someone else be successful too. Take that opportunity, and be the kind of person who makes a difference in the lives of others.
27. I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.