Dr. Dre quotes

  • Hear what the artists hear, and listen to the music the way they should, the way I do.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Artist #Way #Should

  • I've gone seventy-nine hours without sleep, creating. When that flow is going, it's almost like a high. You don't want it to stop. You don't want to go to sleep for fear of missing something.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Sleep #Creating #Missing

  • Even when I was close to defeat I rose to my feet
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Feet #Rose #Defeat

  • Don't be worried about the next man - make sure your business tight.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Men #Hip Hop #Next

  • Clear communication. Respect. A lot of laughter. And a lot of orgasms. That's what makes a marriage work.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Relationship #Laughter #Communication

  • Try to be the king, but the ace is back.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Kings #Trying #Aces

  • Black women are the strongest most hardworking people on earth.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #People #Black #Earth

  • I'm high off the indo creepin' with the quickness to the cut, bust one to his head while he munches on that donut.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Cutting #Order #Law

  • You got to realise that when I was 20 years old, I had a house, a Mercedes, a Corvette and a million dollars in the bank before I could buy alcohol legally.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Years #House #Alcohol

  • I believe in reincarnation, and I believe I've lived quite a few lives.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Believe #I Believe #Reincarnation

  • People are always coming up to me, thinking I've got some magic wand that can make them a star and I want to tell them that no one can do that. Making hit records is not that easy. But it took me time to realize that myself.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Stars #Thinking #People

  • When I think of the future, I think a lot of Quincy Jones and how he is an inspiration. Look at the quality of his work over so many years. He didn't even make his best record, 'Thriller,' until he was 50. That gives me something to look forward to. Nothing pulls you back into the studio more than the belief that your best record is still ahead.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Inspiration #Thinking #Years

  • I'm gonna try and change the course of hip hop again.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Hip Hop #Trying #Hips

  • I just want to get my music out and make sure that it's heard in the right way.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Want #Way #Heard

  • The record business. It’s exactly what it is-Record-Busin ess. You have to take care of both, or they won’t take care of you.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Records #Care #Take Care

  • I got Ice Cube his start. I also launched Eazy-E.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Ice #Cubes

  • In fact, I would advise against anyone doing reality shows. I won't be doing 'X Factor' just yet.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Reality #Facts #Shows

  • I want to set the record straight for everybody who's been waiting to hear my music. The song that's on the internet is an incomplete song that I'm still working on. When it's ready, you'll be hearing it from me.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Song #Waiting #Records

  • When I'm lovin' these hoes, there ain't no love involved.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Sex #Hoe #These Hoes

  • Before now, I've always taken my mixes out to the car and listened to them in the parking lot. I still do that, but more so now I'm listening to it on the Beat box, and I think people should give it at least a listen and check it out and see what it is.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Taken #Thinking #People

  • The only two things that scare me are God and the IRS.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Two #Scare #Irs

  • If there were no guns, we couldn't talk about it, ... You turn on TV, you see soldiers marching with guns. We only talk about things that's happening.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Gun #Soldier #Tvs

  • I been in the game for 10 years making rap tunes... Ever since honeys was wearing Sassoons.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Rap #Games #Years

  • Never let me slip cuz if I slip then I'm slippin'.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Hip Hop #Cuz #Let Me

  • Anyone that's trying to do something to improve sound... that's all good.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Trying #Sound

  • Engineering and mixing are absolutely key. Once a song is done, for me personally, it's usually two or three days to get the mix down.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Song #Keys #Engineering

  • Name a sexual disease, she got it like Sam Goody.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Sex #Names #Disease

  • They wanna hang us, see us dead, or enslave us, keep us trapped in the same place we raised in. Then they wonder why we act so outrageous, run around stressed out and pull out gauges.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Running #Revenge #Stressed

  • I'm bad for your health, like puttin' a pistol up to your face and blastin' yourself.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Evil #Pistols #Faces

  • When the ideas are coming, I don't stop until the ideas stop because that train doesn't come along all the time.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Ideas #Train

  • It ain't that I'm too big to listen to the rumors, It's just that I'm too damn big to pay attention to 'em.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Rumor #Attention #Ems

  • When faced with defeat, rise to your feet!
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Feet #Defeat

  • People aren't hearing all the music
    -- Dr. Dre

    #People #Hearing

  • I'm never gonna stop music, it's like air to me.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Air

  • No matter how hard you work to bring yourself up, there's someone out there working just as hard, to put you down......
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Matter

  • I've gotten my personal life all the way intact and made sure that it's straight. Without that, you have no foundation. Your building is going to crumble.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Foundation #Way #Building

  • I ain't a thug - how much Tupac in you you got?
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Thug #Hip Hop

  • I'm expressin' with my full capabilities, And now I'm livin in correctional facilities. Cause some don't agree with how I do this, I get straight and meditate like a Buddhist.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Buddhist #Rap #Hip Hop

  • I bring terror like Stephen King, A black Casanova, runnin ***** over like Christine
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Kings #Rap #Black

  • You're a victim from my drive-by of thoughts.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Art #Media #Entertainment

  • I've looked at pictures that my mom has of me, from when I was four years old at the turntable. I'm there, reaching up to play the records. I feel like I was bred to do what I do. I've been into music, and listening to music and critiquing it, my whole life.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Mom #Years #Play

  • I realized at a young age that sequence in an album is almost as important as the songs that are on the album.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Song #Important #Age

  • Children listen, I'm trying to tell you something good, don't get caught up in the hood.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Children #Advice #Trying

  • Snoop Doggy Dogg paged, that must mean more hoes.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Mean #Hoe #Musical

  • I've got more class than most.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Class #Explanation

  • Everything in my life has been about sound and making music, so Beats represents just that - the improvement of sound and the dedication to everything I've been doing from the day I started.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Dedication #Sound #Improvement

  • I am never going to give music up.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Giving

  • I always loved the way music made me feel. I did sports at school and all, but when I got home, it was just music. Everybody in my neighborhood loved music. I could jump the back fence and be in the park where there were ghetto blasters everywhere.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Sports #Home #School

  • I wanted to be sure that my donation did two things: went directly into the hands of hurricane victims and that it was an amount that could really impact their lives and make a difference.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Impact #Hands #Two

  • I'd rather deal with Tipper than Bush. He's trying to kill everybody in jail.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Jail #Trying #Deals

  • I just took some ecstasy, ain't no tellin' what the side effects could be.
    -- Dr. Dre

    #Alcohol #Drug #Sides