Tag: Denzel Washington

Quotes April 01, 2019

“You pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. That’s a part of it.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“I’d be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I’d been given. I’d be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“My mother used to tell me man gives the award, God gives the reward. I don’t need another plaque.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me – spiritually and financially.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“Every day, sincerely and without phoniness, Lou demonstrated by his actions how very vital it is – more than anything else – to understand and appreciate the people who work with you….Do your job well, learn your job well, but always remember that the people you work with are your most valuable asset. Embrace them. Honor them. Respect them.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“What it taught me was forgiveness. It taught me that when people present themselves in a certain way, there’s probably some back story or issue or reason for the way that they are. It’s not you. It’s them. And a lot of times, its about something that’s completely out of their control.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“When I was a child I thought I saw an angel. It had wings and kinda looked like my sister. I opened the door so some light could come into the room, and it sort of faded away. My mother said it was probably my Guardian Angel.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“We’ve all received our share of good fortune, so that’s my definition of much. A single blessing is all the bounty in the world, and if you’ve been blessed at all you’re meant to pass some of that on. You’re meant to set a positive example. That’s our responsibility.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“My faith helps me understand that circumstances don’t dictate my happiness, my inner peace.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“If you have an enemy, then learn and know your enemy, don’t just be mad at him or her.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“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.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“I never really had the classic struggle. I had faith.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“In Los Angeles, everyone is a star.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“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.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“I’m very proud to be black, but black is not all I am. That’s my cultural historical background, my genetic makeup, but it’s not all of who I am nor is it the basis from which I answer every question.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“You have to grab moments when they happen. I like to improvise and ad lib.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“I work hard for the audience. It’s entertainment. I don’t need validation.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“My mother never gave up one me. I messed up in school so much they were sending me home, but my mother sent me right back.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family.”
Denzel Washington
 
 
 
 
“If you don’t trust the pilot, don’t go.”
Denzel Washington

Military August 04, 2018

By Tom Ricks: 22 Lines Of Military Jargon That Only Service Members And Veterans Will Understand
18. Chris Beyer: “My PCS to the AOC at JBER was such a charlie fox that after using my GTC for TLF, it went delinquent because of a SNAFU with PIPS, and my Shirt went full blue falcon and talked the CC into giving me an LOR.”
 
 
 
 
By Rip It Energy Fuel: 9 Ways To MacGyver Your Life With A Rip It Can
 
 
 
 
By John Orloff: Why ‘Band Of Brothers’ Lasts: A Perspective From One Of Its Writers
 
 
 
 
By Ben Tippett: When War Leaves Behind The Sick And Wounded, These Are The Laws That Save Them
 
 
 
 
By Michael Ballaban: This Wild Cockpit Video Will Make You Want to Be a Fighter Pilot All Over Again

 
 
 
 
By James Clark: Denzel Washington: ‘Movies Are Not Difficult. Send Your Son To Iraq. That’s Difficult’
 
 

 
 
 
 
By Gary Price: U.S. Intelligence Community Begins Releasing Newly Declassified Tet Offensive Documents
 
 
 
 
Photos By Multiple photographers DoD News, Defense Media Activity: Week in Photos: July 28-Aug. 3
 
 
 
 
https://youtu.be/NjZndvzAqYo
 
 
 
 
https://youtu.be/ox4nOkTKhoM