It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.
There's nobody in the business strong enough to scare me.
All I'm trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.
I'm barely standin, bout to go pieces screaming PEACE
When will there be peace on earthWhen the earth has fallen to pieces.
I set goals, take control, drink out my own bottleI make mistakes but learn from every oneAnd when it's said and doneI bet this brother be a better oneIf I upset you dont stressNever forget, that God isn't finished with me yet
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.
America wants its respect.
The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams.
We all gonna die, we bleed from similar veins.
Thanks for comin out, God bless you, good night...What of fameEveryone knows your face, the world screams your nameAnd never again, are you alone..
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.
GodWhen I was alone, and had nothingI asked for a friend to help me bear the painNo one came, except GodWhen I needed a breath to rise, from my sleepNo one could help me.. except GodWhen all I saw was sadness, and I needed answersNo one heard me, except GodSo when I'm asked.. who I give my unconditional love toI look for no other name, except God
I' ve been shot five times but im still breathing living proof there a god if you need a reason.
If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East.
sometimes i sit and look at life from a different angle.
I never killed anybody, I never raped anybody, I never committed no crimes that weren't honorable.
I believe that everything that you do bad comes back to you. So everything that I do that's bad, I'm going to suffer from it. But in my mind, I believe what I'm doing is right. So I feel like I'm going to heaven.
I would rather have been shot straight-up in cold blood-but to be set up? By people who you trusted? That's bad.
Oh Lord, help me change my ways, Show a litlle mercy on judgement day, It aint me I was raised this way, Never let em' play me for a busta, Makin' hell for a huslter.
In my mind I'm a blind man doin' time.
Let me show you, the rhyme..Excuse me - but, Lady Liberty needs glassesand so does Mrs. Justice by her sideBoth the broads are blind as bats, stumblin through - the systemJustice bumped into M'Tulu, trippin on Geronimo Prattbut stepped right over Oliver and his crooked partner RonnieJustice stubbed her big toe on MandelaAnd Liberty was misquoted by the IndiansSlavery was just a learning phase, forgotten without a verdictwhile Justice is on a rampagefor endangered survivin black malesI mean really if anyone REALLY valued lifeand cared about the massesThey'd take 'em both to Pen Opticaland get TWO pairs of glassesExcuse me - but, Lady Liberty needs glassesI'm kickin asses up and down New York CityIt's a pityBrothers wanna be grimy and gritty to each otherWhat would your mother think, smotherin your brotherI see you sink, into another levelDancin with the devilTurn up the bass, cause I'm player also a rhyme sayerKind of fly, layer after layerWhy.. cause I'm blessedCause I've progressedI've learned my lessonsClass has always been in session, so you better take notesAnd stop chokin on negativity
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.
I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.
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.
Why am I fighting to live, if I'm just living to fightWhy am I trying to see, when there aint nothing in sightWhy am I trying to give, when no one gives me a tryWhy am I dying to live, if I'm just living to diesomeone tell me y
I'll probably be punished for hard living.
I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
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.
With all my fans I got a family again.
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