Tupac Shakur Quotes
All I'm trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.
Don’t shed a tear for me, nigga I ain’t happy here, I hope they bury me and send me to my rest, headlines reading murdered to death, my last breath.
Don't change on me. Don't extort me unless you intend to do it forever.
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.
I don’t advocate senseless violence of any human being. I’m the one who’s been beat down. But I will not be a victim again.
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.
If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East.
If you can make it through the night, there's a brighter day.
I heard a rumor I died, Murdered in cold blood dramatized, Pictures of me in my final state, You know mama cried, But that was fiction, Some coward got the story twisted, Like I no longer existed, Mysteriously missin’, I’m known worldwide, baby, I ain’t hard to find.
I just don't know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.
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'm not saying I'm gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.
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 think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.
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.
It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.
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.
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.
I would rather have been shot straight-up in cold blood-but to be set up? By people who you trusted? That's bad.
Mama raised a hellraiser why cry, That’s just life in the ghetto, do or die.
My mama always used to tell me: 'If you can't find somethin' to live for, you best find somethin' to die for.'
My raps are a decision, rabble rousing, spiritual, like gospel music. I don’t want to dance. We have so many things to deal with, we need to talk straight up and down.
Our unborn never got to grow, never got to see what’s, next, In this world full of countless threats.
Out of anger comes controversy, out of controversy comes conversation, out of conversation comes action.
They claim that I’m violent just cuz I refuse to be silent.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal.
Whatever you see you gotta keep a sense of humor; you gotta be able to smile through all the bullshit.
You know it's funny, when it rains it pours. They got money for wars, but can't feed the poor.