Denzel Washington Quotes
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When asked if ageism is affecting him in the movie industry:I think as long as you're making the studios money, they don't care if you're in a wheelchair with two canes and no feet [Laughter]. I think that's the bottom line. I don't think it has anything to do with age. I think it has to do with making money.
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
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, but always remember that the people you work with are your most valuable asset. Embrace them. Honor them. Respect them" (206) - "Prescriptions for Success" by John Schuerholz
Of the Oscars being unfair:I've lived it. I've been the guy at the Oscars without my name being called... when my name is called... when everybody thought they was going to call my name and they didn't.