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Top 100 Tupac Shakur Quotes & Sayings

Here is a list of Top 100 Tupac Shakur Quotes & Sayings.

 

Tupac Shakur Quotes & Sayings

 

“Only God can judge me.”

 

“Don’t live to fight, fight to live.”

 

“People die but legends live forever.”

 

“Is it a crime, to fight, for what is mine?”

 

“Let the Lord judge the criminals.”

 

“With all my fans I got a family again.”

 

“Our future is our confidence and self-esteem.”

 

“Even the genius ask questions.”

 

“We all gonna die, we bleed from similar veins.”

 

“The realest people don’t have a lot of friends.”

 

“Even warriors put their spears down on Sundays.”

 

“Don’t leave this world without giving it your all.”

 

“Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.”

 

“The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams.”

 

“It takes skill to be real. Time to heal each other.”

 

“What people do for the struggle of power is madness.”

 

“They got money for the war but can’t feed the poor.”

 

“Ain’t a woman alive that can take my momma’s place.”

 

“I’d rather die like a man than live like a coward.”

 

“Don’t believe everything you hear. Real eyes, Realize, Real lies.”

 

“A coward dies a thousand deaths. A soldier dies but once.”

 

“We can never go nowhere unless we share with each other.”

 

“There’s nobody in the business strong enough to scare me.”

 

“Life is a wheel of fortune and it’s my turn to spin it.”

 

“It don’t stop ’til the casket drop.”

 

“As wars come and go, my soldier stays eternal.”

 

“You’re right. I am crazy. But you know what else? I don’t give a fuck.”

 

“And did you ever stop to think that I’m old enough to go to war but I ain’t old enough to drink.”

 

“You can never “just be friends” with someone you fall in love with.”

 

“If you can make it through the night, there’s a brighter day.”

 

“Just cause you live in the ghetto doesn’t mean you can’t grow.”

 

“If God wanted me to be quiet he would’ve never showed me what he does.”

 

“During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams.”

 

“I didn’t choose the thug life, the thug life chose me.”

 

“The seed must grow regardless of the fact that it’s planted in stone.”

 

“Hate to sound sleazy, but tease me, I don’t want it if it’s that easy.”

 

“Behind every sweet smile, there is a bitter sadness that no one can see and feel.”

 

“I don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.”

 

“Do everything you can to make it around the system, over the system, or out the system.”

 

“Don’t change on me. Don’t extort me unless you intend to do it forever.”

 

“The only time I have problems is when I sleep.”

 

“This fast life soon shatters, cause after all the lights and screams, nothing but my dreams matter.”

 

“I am a hard person to love but when I love, I love really hard.”

 

“My life was lived through falling rain, so call on me if there be pain.”

 

“A woman brought you into this world, so you have no right to disrespect one.”

 

“Everybody’s at war with different things. I’m at war with my own heart sometimes.”

 

“It seems like every time you come up something happens to bring you back down.”

 

“Things will never be the same, that’s just the way it is.”

 

“Woke up screaming fuck the world.”

 

“I would rather be stricken blind than to live without expression of mind.”

 

“You know nothing can stop me but loss of breath and I’m still breathing so it’s still on.”

 

“I’d rather die like a man than live like a coward.”

 

“When you do rap albums, you got to train yourself. You got to constantly be in character.”

 

“Pay no mind to those who talk behind your back, it simply means that you are 2 steps ahead.”

 

“Watch for phonies, keep your enemies close nigga watch your homies.”

 

“Whatever you see you gotta keep a sense of humor; you gotta be able to smile through all the bullshit.”

 

“Somebody help me, tell me where to go from here cause even thugs cry, but do the Lord care?”

 

“There’s no way I could pay you back but my plan is to show you that I understand, you are appreciated.”

 

“Some say the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice, I say the darker the flesh then the deeper the roots.”

 

“Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.”

 

“I think I’m a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it’s authority that I respect.”

 

“I’m done talking since you’re not listening, continue to hang out with them nothing ass bitches, then!”

 

“Everybody against me. Why? Why me? I have not brought violence to you. I have not brought Thug Life to America. I didn’t create Thug Life. I diagnosed it.”

 

“One thing we all adore, something worth dying for, nothing but pain, stuck in this game, searchin’ for fortune and fame.”

 

“Out of anger comes controversy, out of controversy comes conversation, out of conversation comes action.”

 

“When I was a little baby, I remember that one moment of calm-peace, and 3 minutes after that, it was on.”

 

“Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete proving nature’s laws wrong it learned 2 walk without having feet.”

 

“No matter what these people say about me, my music doesn’t glorify any image. My music is spiritual when you listen to it. It’s all about emotion, I tell my innermost, darkest secrets.”

 

“I would rather have been shot straight-up in cold blood-but to be set up? By people who you trusted? That’s bad.”

 

“I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn’t commit.”

 

“I want to grow. I want to be better. You Grow. We all grow. We’re made to grow. You either evolve or you disappear.”

 

“In my mind, I’ll be thinking is this true, will I fail? Am I supposed to fail? Should I just stop trying and give up? But then, that’s exactly what they’re waiting for me to do.”

 

“Fear is stronger than love, remember that. Fear is stronger than love. All that love I gave didn’t mean nothing when it came to fear.”

 

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.”

 

“I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable.”

 

“My mama always used to tell me: ‘If you can’t find somethin’ to live for, you best find somethin’ to die for.”

 

“I’m 23 years old. I might just be my mother’s child, but in all reality, I’m everybody’s child. Nobody raised me; I was raised in this society.”

 

“I don’t see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers.”

 

“That which does not kill me can only make me stronger. I don’t see why everybody feel as though that they gotta tell me how to live my life.”

 

“I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.”

 

“All I’m trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.”

 

“No one knows my struggle, they only see the trouble. Not knowing how hard it is to carry on when no one loves you.”

 

“Can’t close my eyes cause all I see is terror. I hate the man in the mirror cause his reflection makes the pain turn realer.”

 

“I’m not saying girls are perfect cause we all know that’s not true. But why be unfaithful to her if she was true to you?”

 

“I am not a perfectionist, but still I seek perfection. I am not a great romantic, but yet I yearn for affection.”

 

“Niggers was the ones on the rope, hanging off the thing. Niggas is the ones with gold ropes, hanging out at clubs.”

 

“I just don’t know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.”

 

“Forgive but don’t forget, girl keep your head up. And when he tells you you ain’t nothing, don’t believe him. And if he can’t learn to love you, you should leave him.”

 

“What I learned in jail is that I can’t change. I can’t live a different lifestyle – this is it. This is the life that they gave and this is the life that I made.”

 

“I feel like role models today are not meant to be put on a pedestal. But more like angels with broken wings.”

 

“I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there’s a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it gets, stick your chest out, keep ya head up and handle it.”

 

“It’s the game of life. Do I win or do I lose? One day they’re gonna shut the game down. I gotta have as much fun and go around the board as many times as I can before it’s my turn to leave.”

 

“Never surrender, it’s all about the faith you got; don’t ever stop, just push it ‘till you hit the top and if you drop, at least you know you gave your all to be true to you, that way you can never fail.”

 

“There’s gonna be some stuff you gonna see that’s gonna make it hard to smile in the future, but through whatever you see, through all the rain and the pain, you gotta keep your sense of humor. You gotta be able to smile through all this bullshit… remember that.”

 

“I believe that everything that you do bad comes back to you. So everything that I do that’s bad, I’m going to suffer from it. But in my mind, I believe what I’m doing is right. So I feel like I’m going to heaven.”

 

“I set goals, take control, drink out my own bottle. I make mistakes but learn from every one. And when it’s said and done, I bet this brother be a better one. If I upset you don’t stress; never forget, that God isn’t finished with me yet.”

 

“Until it happened, I really did believe that no Black person would ever shoot me. I believed that I didn’t have to fear my own community, You know, I was like I represent them. I’m their ambassador to the world, they will never do me wrong.”

 

“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened…or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the f*ck on.”

 

“Unconditional love. Talking about the stuff that doesn’t wear off, it doesn’t fade. It’ll last for all these crazy days, these crazy nights. Whether you wrong or you right, I’ma still love you, still feel you, still there for you. No matter what, you will always be in my heart with unconditional love.”

 

“Every day, I’m standing outside trying to sing my way in: We are hungry, please let us in We are hungry, please let us in. After about a week that song is gonna change to: We hungry, we need some food. After two, three weeks, it’s like: Give me the food Or I’m breaking down the door. After a year you’re just like: I’m picking the lock. Coming through the door blasting.”

 

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