Denzel Washington To Youth: “Put Your Shoes Way Under The Bed At Night, So You Gotta Get On Your Knees In The Morning, And Thank God”


Actor Denzel Washington gives this inspirational talk to young people who are hoping to achieve success. Washington says, “You’ll never see an U-haul behind a hearse. I’ve made millions of dollars and its not how much you have – it s what you do with what you have.” The kids clapped and were very excited to hear what faith and hard work can do.  We need more people like Denzel Washington in Hollywood.

The Blaze Actor Denzel Washington recently delivered a passionate message to young aspiring actors, urging them to work hard to achieve their dreams — and to remember the importance of thanking God in the process.

Washington, who captivated his audience during the brief speech, outlined a recipe for success: desire, discipline, consistency and remembering to be thankful.

“I pray that you all put your shoes way under the bed at night so that you gotta get on your knees in the morning to find them,” he said. “And while you’re down there thank God for grace and mercy and understanding. We all fall short of the glory, we all got plenty.” Read More