Tupac Shakur quotations and aphorisms
Tupac Shakur quotations and aphorisms

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.
Tupac Shakur

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.
Tupac Shakur

Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Tupac Shakur

My mama always used to tell me: ‘If you can’t find somethin’ to live for, you best find somethin’ to die for.
Tupac Shakur

All I’m trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.
Tupac Shakur

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.
Tupac Shakur

I don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
Tupac Shakur

It seems like every time you come up something happens to bring you back down.
Tupac Shakur

Is it a crime, to fight, for what is mine?
Tupac Shakur

I think I’m a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it’s authority that I respect.
Tupac Shakur

I would rather have been shot straight-up in cold blood-but to be set up? By people who you trusted? That’s bad.
Tupac Shakur

Don’t change on me. Don’t extort me unless you intend to do it forever.
Tupac Shakur

The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams.
Tupac Shakur

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.
Tupac Shakur

It’s a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.
Tupac Shakur

Somebody help me, tell me where to go from here cause even Thugs cry, but do the Lord care?
Tupac Shakur

I’m a reflection of the community.
Tupac Shakur

In my mind I’m a blind man doin’ time.
Tupac Shakur

Thug Life to me is dead.
Tupac Shakur

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.
Tupac Shakur

The only time I have problems is when I sleep.
Tupac Shakur

I never killed anybody, I never raped anybody, I never committed no crimes that weren’t honorable.
Tupac Shakur

We all gonna die, we bleed from similar veins.
Tupac Shakur

I just don’t know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.
Tupac Shakur

Let the Lord judge the criminals.
Tupac Shakur

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.
Tupac Shakur

Dre was one of my heros in the music industry. If he’s not down for his homeboys, I don’t wanna be a part of him or around him.
Tupac Shakur

What I learned in jail is that I can’t change. I can’t live a different lifestyle-this is it. This is the life that they gave and this is the life that I made.
Tupac Shakur

There’s nobody in the business strong enough to scare me.
Tupac Shakur

If I win and get the money, then the Oakland Police department is going to buy a boys’ home, me a house, my family a house, and a Stop Police Brutality Center.
Tupac Shakur

If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East.
Tupac Shakur

I’ll probably be punished for hard living.
Tupac Shakur

When you do rap albums, you got to train yourself. You got to constantly be in character.
Tupac Shakur

America wants its respect.
Tupac Shakur

I don’t have to talk about whether or not I got raped in jail.
Tupac Shakur

With all my fans I got a family again.
Tupac Shakur

You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the fuck on.
Tupac Shakur

I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there’s a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up…. and handle it.
Tupac Shakur

“Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature’s laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. Funny, it seems to by keeping it’s dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even cared.
Tupac Shakur

There’s gon’ be some stuff you gon’ see that’s gon’ make it hard to smile in the future. But through whatever you see, through all the rain and the pain, you gotta keep your sense of humor. You gotta be able to smile through all this bullshit. Remember that.
Tupac Shakur

I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.
Tupac Shakur

You’re right.I am crazy. But you know what else I don’t give a fuck.
Tupac Shakur

Why am I fighting to live, If I am just living to fight Why am I trying to see. When there aint nothing in sight Why am I trying to give, When no one gives me a try Why am I dying to live, If I am just living to die.
Tupac Shakur

If you can make it through the night, there’s a brighter day.
Tupac Shakur

They Have Money For War But Can’t Feed The Poor.
Tupac Shakur

Reality is wrong. Dreams are for the real.
Tupac Shakur

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.
Tupac Shakur

Only God Can Judge Me. That which does not kill me can only make me stronger. I don’t see why everybody feel as though that they gotta tell me how to live my
life.
Tupac Shakur

A coward dies a thousand times, a soldier dies but once.
Tupac Shakur

Since we all came from a women, got our name from a women, and our game from a women. I wonder why we take from women, why we rape our women, do we hate our women I think its time we killed for our women, be real to our women, try to heal our women, cus if we dont we’ll have a race of babies that will hate the ladies, who make the babies. And since a man can’t make one he has no right to tell a women when and where to create one.
Tupac Shakur

My mama always used to tell me: ‘If you can’t find somethin’ to live for, you best find somethin’ to die for.”
Tupac Shakur

Never surrender, it’s all about the faith you got: don’t ever stop, just push it ‘till you hit the top and if you drop, at least you know you gave your all to be true to you, that way you can never fall”
Tupac Shakur

In life there are going to be some things that make it hard to smile. Through all the rain and pain you got to keep your sense of humor and smile for me now. Remember that.”
Tupac Shakur

Hate to sound sleazy, but tease me, I don’t want it if it’s that easy.
Tupac Shakur

There’s no way that Michael Jackson or whoever Jackson should have a million thousand droople billion dollars and then there’s people starving. There’s no way! There’s no way that these people should own planes and there people don’t have houses. Apartments. Shacks. Drawers. Pants! I know you’re rich. I know you got 40 billion dollars, but can you just keep it to one house You only need ONE house. And if you only got two kids, can you just keep it to two rooms I mean why have 52 rooms and you know there’s somebody with no room! It just don’t make sense to me. It don’t.
Tupac Shakur

Fear is stronger than love.
Tupac Shakur

During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams.
Tupac Shakur

Everybody’s at war with different things…I’m at war with my own heart sometimes.
Tupac Shakur

Out of anger comes controversy, out of controversy comes conversation, out of conversation comes action.
Tupac Shakur

Whatever you see you gotta keep a sense of humor; you gotta be able to smile through all the bullshit.
Tupac Shakur

There’s no way I could pay you back but my plan is to show you that I understand, you are appreciated
Tupac Shakur

It seems like every time you come up something happens to bring you back down.
Tupac Shakur

I didn’t choose the thug life, the thug life chose me.
Tupac Shakur

I know what good morals are, but you’re supposed to disregard good morals when you’re living in a crazy, bad world. If you’re in hell, how can you live like an angel You’re surrounded by devils,trying to be an angel That’s like suicide.
Tupac Shakur

No matter what these people say about me, my music doesn’t glorify any image. My music is spiritual when you listen to it. It’s all about emotion, I tell my innermost, darkest secrets.
Tupac Shakur

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