Denzel Washington Speech: Put God first

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Denzel Washington Speech: Put God first

Watch this famous Denzel Washington Speech. Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington told the college graduates to put God first in everything they do, adding that everything he has accomplished in this life was due to the grace of God. Enjoy our Speeches with big English subtitles and keep your English learning journey.

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I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it.” Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington full TRANSCRIPT:

“Uh…let me take this moment to first of all wholeheartedly, I guess I can do this without my glass maybe, let me take this moment wholeheartedly congratulate each and every one of you today – you graduated. You did it. You made it. Congratulations, you did it. You did it all by yourself, nobody helped you. No…that’s not – that’s what you know, I thought when I was young I started to really make it as an actor. I came in, I talked to my mother, I said ‘Ma did you think that this was going to happen, I’m being so big and I’ll be able to take care of everybody and I can do this and I can do that’, and she said, ‘all right, stop it right there. Stop it right there. Stop it right there’.
Is that if you only knew, how many people they have been praying for you. How many prayer groups she put together, how many prayers [talks] she gave, how many times she splashed me with holy water to save my sorry behind.
She said, Oh, you did it all by yourself, I’ll tell you what you can do by yourself: Go outside and get a mop and bucket and wash them windows – you can do that by yourself, superstar.
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