I know right? Of all people, Lil Wayne.
There has been a lot of flak lately with the rapper, that his songs are crap, his lyrics are crap and basically, he’s just a bad influence on young kids from all over the world.
I like to think differently. The media likes to blow things out of proportion. If you put in a little effort, you can easily find a treasure trove of uncensored inspiration.
Here are 30 quotes from Lil Wayne himself.
Let it inspire you.
Lil Wayne Quotes
1. “I got these haters, like “when will he stop? Maybe a minute after never, so set your clocks.” – Lil Wayne
2. “I look at things as ‘Everything is meant to be.’” – Lil Wayne
3. “I’m an addict, I’m addicted to success. Thankfully, there’s no rehab for success.” – Lil Wayne
4. “I’m blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me.” – Lil Wayne
5. “Love me or hate me, I swear it won’t make or break me.” – Lil Wayne
6. “The more time you spend contemplating what you should have done… you lose valuable time planning what you can and will do.” – Lil Wayne
7. “Trying to tear down the past prohibits you from building up your future.” – Lil Wayne
8. “Surround yourself with love, not friends.” – Lil Wayne
9. “Honestly, I don’t listen to nobody else’s music but my own. It’s kind of like sports to me. You don’t see Kobe Bryant at a LeBron James game – he just works on his own game. And that’s what I do. I only listen to me, so I can criticize and analyze and all those things.” – Lil Wayne
10. “I don’t want to be understood because if people understand me, they get tired of me.” – Lil Wayne
11. “I know the world is so cold and deceiving, but I keep my head up like my noise is bleeding.” – Lil Wayne
12. “I tried to pay attention, but attention paid me.” – Lil Wayne
13. “I’m blessed and I thank God for every day for everything that happens for me.” – Lil Wayne
14. “I’m not looking down, but I see no one above me!” – Lil Wayne
15. “Mirror on the wall, through my rise and fall, you’ve been my only friend.”– Lil Wayne
16. “They don’t know where I came from but they know where I’m goin.” – Lil Wayne
17. “We’re here to live. We’re here to do, we’re here to be.” – Lil Wayne
18. “A lot of women don’t know how to love because there’s deep reasons for them not knowing how to love. And what I mean by deep reasons is deep and dark reasons.” – Lil Wayne
19. “I don’t need it to be easy. I just want it to be worth it.” – Lil Wayne
20. “I go wherever my creativity takes me.” – Lil Wayne
21. “I like people that enjoy life, ’cause I do the same.” – Lil Wayne
22. “I’m a lion on redeem, inspired by the green. Never tired nor fatigued, never defiant to my team.” – Lil Wayne
23. “I’m on the road to riches, it’s just a lil traffic.” – Lil Wayne
24. “Jail didn’t make me find God, He’s always been there. They can lock me up, but my spirit and my love can never be confined to prison walls.” – Lil Wayne
25. “Never apologize for what you feel. It’s like being sorry for being real.” – Lil Wayne
26. “Things I say have value and I would love for you to value them, however you get it.” – Lil Wayne
27. “Make jokes. No stress. Love. Live Life. Proceed. Progress.” – Lil Wayne
28. “Hate is only a form love that hasn’t found a way to express itself logically.” – Lil Wayne
29. “I don’t think life is about a pace, living slow or fast. I think you just live.” – Lil Wayne
30. “I feel like everything I do is successful and productive. It’s gonna be hard to tell me I’m slipping.” – Lil Wayne