Denzel Washington quotes
“I don't scratch my head unless it itches and I don't dance unless I hear some music.”
“There are two kinds of pain in this world. The pain that hurts, the pain that alters.”
“If we don't come together right now on this hallowed ground, we too will be destroyed, just like they were. I don't care if you like each other of not, but you will respect each other. And maybe... I don't know, maybe we'll learn to play this game like men.”
- From the movie: Training Day
“You know I'm surgical with this bitch, Jake. How do you want it, dog? Closed casket? Remember that fool in the wheelchair? How do you think he got there?”
“- Nick Styles: Do it for your mother.
- Odessa: What about my mother, motherfucker?
- Nick Styles: Your mother, nigga! The one that died of a broken heart, praying with my father every night over your sorry ass. The one that buried your kid brother without his head because they couldn't find it. Don't play me, Odessa.”
- From the movie: The Pelican Brief
“- Gray Grantham: Do you want to talk about the brief?
- Darby Shaw: Everyone I have told about the brief is dead.
- Gray Grantham: I take my chances.”
“- Alice: You lied to me.
- Nick Styles: I didn't lie to you. I just didn't tell the whole truth.
- Alice: You're such a lawyer.”
- From the movie: Safe House
- From the movie: Malcolm X
“You are not an American, you are the victim of America!”
- From the movie: Flight
“They killed my friend. So I’m going to kill each and every one of them. And the only disappointment is that I only get to do it once.”
- From the movie: Fences
“A man is supposed to take care of his family. You live in my house, feed your belly with my food, put your behind on my bed because you're my son. It's my duty to take care of you, I owe a responsibility to you, I ain't got to like you! Now, I gave everything I got to give you! I gave you your life! Me and your Mama worked out between us and...” (continue)(continue reading)
- From the movie: Man On Fire
- From the movie: Crimson Tide
“the purpose of war is to serve a political end but the true nature of war is to serve itself.”
- From the movie: Malcolm X
“We declare our right on this earth to be a man, to be a human being, to be given the rights of a human being, to be respected as a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence.”
“Everything you have, you lose.”
“I guess a Beretta in the butt beats a butterfly in a boot, huh?”
- From the movie: Unstoppable
- From the movie: Courage Under Fire
“I'm an officer, and therefore, by proclamation, a gentleman, but don't abuse that, son. Don't get in my crosshairs, because I'll have no compunction whatsoever about getting up to my neck in yo' ass. Do you understand me?”