84 Best Eminem Quotes:

1. “You can make something of your life. It just depends on your drive.” — EMINEM


2. “Why be a king,when you can be a god?” — EMINEM


3. “Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it.” — EMINEM


4.  “People can try to reinvent themselves. I don’t think you can really change who you are, though, because who you are is pretty much where you came from and what you’ve done up to now.” — EMINEM


5. “When you’re a little kid, you don’t see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.” — EMINEM


6. “Success is my only option, failure’s not.” — EMINEM



7.  “I was poor white trash, no glitter, no glamour, but I’m not ashamed of anything.” — EMINEM


8. “I try to treat all the money I’m making like it’s the last time I’m going to make it.” — EMINEM


9. “If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don’t back down.” — EMINEM


10. “God gave you them shoes to fit you, so put them on and wear them. Be yourself man, be proud of who you are. Even if it sounds corny, don’t let no one tell you, you ain’t beautiful.” — EMINEM


11. “Everybody has goals, aspirations or whatever, and everybody has been at a point in their life where nobody believed in them…But when I say I’m going to do something, I have to do it.” — EMINEM


12. “Life is too short and I got no time to sit around just wasting it.” — EMINEM


13. “Throughout my career, I fed off the fuel of people not being able to understand me.” — EMINEM


14. “Be proud to be out of your mind and out of control.” — EMINEM


15. “Look, if you had one shot, or one opportunity. To seize everything you ever wanted in one moment. Would you capture it or just let it slip?” — EMINEM


16. “If you have enemies, good that means you stood up for something.” — EMINEM


17. “Hip-hop is ever changing but you’ll always have the pack. And you’ll always have those people who are separated from the pack.” — EMINEM


18. “Though I’m not the first king of controversy, I am the worst thing since Elvis Presley. To do black music so selfishly, and use it to get myself wealthy.” — EMINEM


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19. “I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There’s no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.” — EMINEM


20. “I’m not Mr. Friendly; I can be a prick. If you tempt me, my tank is on empty.” — EMINEM


21. “I always say this about my music, and music in general: Music is like a time capsule. Each album reflects what I’m going through or what’s going on in my life at that moment.” — EMINEM


22. “I started learning how to not be so angry about things, learning how to count my f—ing blessings instead. By doing that, I’ve become a happier person, instead of all this self-loathing I was doing for a while.” — EMINEM


23. “I didn’t have nothin’ going for me… school, home… until I found something I loved, which was music, and that changed everything.” — EMINEM


24. “I don’t think that anything anyone has to say should ever be censored or unheard.” — EMINEM


25. “You know, not to sound corny or nuthin’, but I felt like a fighter comin’ up, man. I felt like, you know, I’m being attacked for this reason or that reason, and I gotta fight my way through this.” — EMINEM


26. “Just be yourself, the minute you start being yourself you’re gonna win.” — EMINEM


27. “You better lose yourself in the music, the moment. You own it, you better never let it go. You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow. This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo.” — EMINEM


28. “I’m very much a creature of habit.” — EMINEM


29. “It sometimes feels like a strange movie, you know, it’s all so weird that sometimes I wonder if it is really happening.” — EMINEM


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30. “You’d have to walk a thousand miles in my shoes just to see what it’s like to be me.” — EMINEM


31. “Why is it so hard for people to believe that white people are poor?! I wouldn’t say I lived in a ghetto; I’d say I lived in the ‘hood. The same friends I had back then are the same people on tour with me now.” — EMINEM


32. “Don’t do drugs, don’t have unprotected sex, don’t be violent. Leave that to me.” — EMINEM


33. “Say there’s a white kid who lives in a nice home, goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having everything handed to him on a platter – for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me, because what that’s saying is that he’s living a fantasy life of rebellion.” — EMINEM


34. “The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.” — EMINEM



35. “Certainly I’m not going to sit on the Internet all day and read what Sam from Iowa is saying about me. But I’m a sponge. I’ve always been a sponge.” — EMINEM


36. “It’s no ones fault but my own. It’s the path I’ve chosen to go.” — EMINEM


37. “Hip-hop saved my life, man. It’s the only thing I’ve ever been even decent at. I don’t know how to do anything else.” — EMINEM


38. “See regardless of what anybody believes who hates me; you ain’t gonna make or break me.” — EMINEM


39. “Anybody with a sense of humor is going to put on my album and laugh from beginning to end.” — EMINEM


40. “Money is what makes a man act funny.” — EMINEM


41. “I want to solidify as an artist and show that as I grow as a person and make mistakes and learn from them, I’m going to grow artistically.” — EMINEM


42. “I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. Simple as that.” — EMINEM


43.  “The emotions in a song – the anger, aggression – have got to be legitimate.” — EMINEM


44. “To the people I forgot, you weren’t on my mind for some reason and you probably don’t deserve any thanks anyway.” — EMINEM


45. “They can trigger me. But they’ll never figure me out.” — EMINEM


46. “Money will brainwash you and leave your ass mindless.” — EMINEM


47.  “I do say things that I think will shock people. But I don’t do things to shock people. I’m not trying to be the next Tupac, but I don’t know how long I’m going to be on this planet. So while I’m here, I might as well make the most of it.” — EMINEM


48. “I realized, ‘Yo, I can’t do anything in moderation. I don’t know how.” — EMINEM


49. “Nobody likes to fail. I want to succeed in everything I do, which isn’t much. But the things that I’m really passionate about, if I fail at those, if I’m not successful, what do I have?” — EMINEM


50.  “A normal life is boring.” — EMINEM



51. “Sometimes you just gotta let s*** go and say ‘To hell with it’ and move on.” — EMINEM


52.  “Rap was my drug.” — EMINEM


53. “My family has never been there for me. They expect things because we’re blood.” — EMINEM


54. “Honestly, I’d love to be remembered as one of the best to ever pick up a mic, but if I’m doing my part to lessen some racial tension I feel good about what I’m doing.” — EMINEM


55. “I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit.” — EMINEM


56. “Well, I’m working all the time to stay out of trouble!” — EMINEM


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57. “You gotta find that inner strength and just pull that shit out of you. And get that motivation to not give up and not be a quitter, no matter how bad you wanna just fall on your face and collapse.” — EMINEM


58. “Question is are you bozos smart enough to feel stupid?” — EMINEM


59. “That’s why we seize the moment try to freeze it and own it, squeeze it and hold it.” — EMINEM


60. “Love, when spelled backwards and read phonetically, reads evil.” — EMINEM


61. “Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.” — EMINEM


62. “You’re not going to say anything about me that I’m not going to say about myself. There’s so many things that I think about myself; if someone really wanted to get at me, they could say this and this and this. So I’m going to say it before they can. It’s the best policy for me.” — EMINEM


63. “I felt like I had a really bad case of writer’s block… Music is so therapeutic for me that if I can’t get it out, I start feeling bad about myself – a lot of self-loathing.” — EMINEM


64.  “Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They’re only powerful when you got your back turned.” — EMINEM


65.  “Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends.” — EMINEM


66. “Don’t ever try to judge me dude, you don’t know what the f**k I’ve been through.” — EMINEM


67. “Sporadic thoughts will pop into my head and I’ll have to go write something down, and the next thing you know I’ve written a whole song in an hour.” — EMINEM


68. “These times are so hard, and they’re getting even harder.” — EMINEM


69.  “If there’s not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something.” — EMINEM


70. “In my mind I’ma fighter, my heart’s a lighter, my soul is the fluid. My flow sparks it right up.” — EMINEM


71. “Love is just a word, but you bring it definition.” — EMINEM


72. “Hip hop has always been braggin’ and boasting and ‘I’m better at you than this’ and ‘I’m better at you than that.’” — EMINEM


73. “You don’t get another chance. Life is no Nintendo game.” — EMINEM



74. “The album requires a certain focus of mine that I can’t really explain – let’s just say it’s all I can really do while I’m doing it.” — EMINEM


75.  “Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert’s Lodge, everything was moving in slow motion.” — EMINEM


76. “The moment I used my adversity to my advantage, my career exploded.” — EMINEM


77. “Be proud of who you are.” — EMINEM


78. “I always wished for this, but it’s almost turning into more of a nightmare than a dream.” — EMINEM


79. “Imma be what I set out to be without a doubt undoubtedly.” — EMINEM


80.  “If you could count the skeletons in my closet, under my bed and up under my faucet, then you would know I’ve completely lost it.” — EMINEM


81. “Behind every successful person lies a pack of haters.” — EMINEM


82. “But music is reflection of self, we just explain it, and then we get our checks in the mail.” — EMINEM


83. “I’m crazy but it’s alright with me, man, life can be so empty. Stay away from me cause I’m dancing to quite a different drum beat.” — EMINEM


84. “Thanks cuz your hate is what gave me this strength.” — EMINEM

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