84 Eminem Quotes: One of the Best Rappers of All Time

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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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