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Kendrick Lamar Quotes

A chance to get inspired with this collection of the best Kendrick Lamar Quotes about life, success, and achievement.

  • Full name: Kendrick Lamar Duckworth
  • Born: 17 June 1987 (age 32 years), Compton, California, United States
  • Profession: American rapper, songwriter, record producer
  • Net worth: Estimated to be $75 million

Live your life, live it right. Be different, do different things.

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We hurt people that love us, love people that hurt us.

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I don’t do black music, I don’t do white music. I do everyday life music.

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So the next time you feel like the world’s about to end, I hope you studied, because he’s testing your faith again.

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Look at me, I’m a loser, I’m a winner, I’m good, I’m bad. I’m a sinner, I’m a killer. What I’m doing, I’m saying that I’m human.

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Everybody heard that I f*** with Dre, and they wanna tell me I made it. N**** I ain’t made s***. If he gave me a handout, I’ma take his wrist and break it.

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If a flower bloomed in a dark room, would you trust it.

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I’d rather not live like there isn’t a god, then die and find out there really is. Think about it.

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Maybe because I’m a dreamer and sleep is the cousin of death.

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Life will put many red lights in front of you, but sometimes we must push on the gas and trust god.

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Everyday I try to escape the realities of this world.

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Can’t let the government tell me how my future lookin’.

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Consequences from evil will make your past haunt you.

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I’m trying to learn something new. I’m trying to surround myself with people that inspire me, or at least inquire similar desire.

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It’s easy to forget who you are.

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I learned, when I look in the mirror and tell my story, that I should be myself and not peep whatever everybody is doing.

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I don’t talk about these things if I haven’t lived them, and I’ve hurt people in my life. It’s something I still have to think about when I sleep at night. The message I’m sending to myself – I can’t change the world until I change myself first.

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Sometimes you just need to distance yourself from people… if they care, they’ll notice. If they don’t, you know where you stand.

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If I speak the good into existence, that instant my dreams will unlock, money flow like water, I’ll just wait at the dock.

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Don’t you know your imperfections is a blessing.

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I walk alone with a cross and a diamond stone. I’m a diamond inside the rough, that’s too mighty for maricons.

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My whole thing is to inspire, to better people, to better myself forever in this thing that we call rap, this thing that we call hip hop.

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It’s a great, great experience to finally get the reception that you know you rightfully deserve.

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I think my worst problem is actually living in the moment and understanding everything that’s going on. I feel like I’m in my own bubble.

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The worst part of success is, to me, adapting to it. It’s scary.

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People gonna be they own individuals and have they own worlds and I can’t knock it.

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From the moment I started writing raps, I was always aware of the pressure. I always wanted to live up to how huge Snoop got, how huge Dre got, how huge Pac got. I was always aware.

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Just let me be me, That’s the only way I know.

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Being able to tell one from start to finish, and making that puzzle come together at the end. That’s the art for me.

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Take advantage. Do your best, don’t stress. You was granted everything inside this planet, anything you imagine, you possess.

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The sky can fall down, the wind can cry now. The strong in me, I still smile.

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Eventually you get to this point where you understand what you want to do and get across and sound like.

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Ya’ll don’t want me to win. I’m tryna follow dreams, you want me to follow trends.

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I live this life at a pace that anyone can go. Know your place, and dedicate your role…To the faith that you’ll die alone.

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But what love got to do with it when you don’t love yourself?

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Mark my word, I’m a make my mark, even when they start their martial Law. Even when these martians alienate, my mental state is still at heart.

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I had to come from something, come from a place that was negative and positive but the majority of it is a negative place.

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I got a greater purpose. God put something in my heart to get across and that’s what I’m going to focus on, using my voice as an instrument and doing what needs to be done.

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The message I’m sending to myself – I can’t change the world until I change myself first.

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I ain’t a drinker I’m a thinker, call it what you want.

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My word will never be as strong as God’s word. All I am is just a vessel, doing His work.

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The best thing is to always keep honest people around, because when you have a bunch of yes men around that know that you’re making a mistake but let you go on with it, that’s when it ruins your mind state as an artist.

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Tupac, Biggie, Jay. Your usual suspects. These were the people that was played in my household.

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We’re all human at the end of the day, making mistakes. But learn from them is the key.

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We all get distracted, the question is, would you bounce back or bounce backwards?

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As long as my music is real, it’s no limit to how many ears I can grab.

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We look so much on color that we forget about the soul.

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I don’t want to be something that just comes and goes.

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I look at where I’m at today and realize that most of my success is owed to the mentors that was in my life.

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I like to let things breathe.

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The hardest thing for – not only an artist but for anybody to do is look themselves in the mirror and acknowledge, you know, their own flaws and fears and imperfections and put them out there in the open for people to relate to it.

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