DMX quotes

  • Right, wrong, good, bad, heaven, hell. I think that is the theme of my life. I think you have to know both in order to honestly choose one. So I'm familiar with both sides of the fence.
    -- DMX

    #Thinking #Order #Heaven

  • I don't like anything about Drake.
    -- DMX

  • I just find myself happy with the simple things. Appreciating the blessings God gave me.
    -- DMX

    #Blessing #Simple #Appreciate

  • You don't come to terms with something before you do it. It's only after you've done it that you realize, you know, maybe that wasn't the best thing to do. Sometimes you gotta fall down to know the feeling to get up.
    -- DMX

    #Fall #Feelings #Done

  • Don't believe everything you hear, don't believe everything you read and only believe half of what you see
    -- DMX

    #Believe #Half

  • Never become so involved with something that it blinds you. Never forget where you from; someone will remind you.
    -- DMX

    #Rap #Hip Hop #Never Forget

  • The snake, the rat, the cat, the dog... How you gonna see 'em if you livin' in the fog?
    -- DMX

    #Dog #Rap #Cat

  • If your heart was as big as your mouth you'd be real.
    -- DMX

    #Friendship #Real #Heart

  • I am highly favored by God, I experience great victories, supernatural turnarounds, and miraculous breakthroughs in the midst of great impossibilities.
    -- DMX

    #Victory #Midst #Breakthrough

  • Niggas tried to holla, but couldn't holla back Now they gots to swallow, everything in the sack.
    -- DMX

    #Hip Hop

  • The truth is undeniable. You tell somebody the truth, it's undeniable.
    -- DMX

    #Truth Is

  • I know I may have done some bad things, but I'm not a bad person.
    -- DMX

    #Done #May #Persons

  • Anything that's not positive, I don't have the energy to focus on it. Anything that's not going in the right direction, I don't have the time or the energy.
    -- DMX

    #Focus #Energy

  • Be careful of the ones that always wanna get you high, cause when the time comes, that one'll let you die.
    -- DMX

    #Friendship #Causes #Be Careful

  • I was always a winner, but just didn't know it.
    -- DMX

    #Philosophy #Winner

  • With the Lord behind us they're ain't nothing we can't do.
    -- DMX

    #Religious #Religion #Lord

  • The places that ive been, the things that i have seen - what you have as nightmares, are what i have as dreams.
    -- DMX

    #Dream #Nightmare

  • Do dirt, get dirt. So I treat people with the same respect that I want.
    -- DMX

    #People #Want #Dirt

  • Do the right thing cause after the tears come the cheers.
    -- DMX

    #Cheer #Philosophy #Tears

  • Let em' know that amidst all the confusion; some of us may do the winnin but.. We all do the losin, it's just who does the choosin
    -- DMX

    #Rap #Confusion #Doe

  • The curse turned to grace when the hurt turned to faith.
    -- DMX

    #Hurt #Expression #Grace

  • Times are hard in the ghetto, I gotta steal for a living; Eating turkey-flavored Now & Laters for Thanksgiving.
    -- DMX

    #Rap #Ghetto #Turkeys

  • You gave us power in our words, so I think before I speak, and that way when I speak, they know I'm here to teach.
    -- DMX

    #Education #Thinking #Our Words

  • I've got fans and letters from Israel, France Germany, Sweden, London, Africa. They all saying pretty much the same thing, 'Yo, we love you, we need you, put some more music out, please!'
    -- DMX

    #Love You #Israel #Fans

  • You can't speak for the people unless you're able to walk amongst the people. And how many of these rappers out here actually hang out with regular people?
    -- DMX

    #Rapper #People #Able

  • Every day, I get closer to God. Every day, my will to do the right thing gets stronger.
    -- DMX

    #Stronger #Right Thing

  • When you happy ,you get locked in sleep. You get sleepy happy. I always wanna be on point. I always wanna be aware.
    -- DMX

    #Sleep #Sleepy

  • I need to say what's in my heart, and you call it a style
    -- DMX

    #Heart #Style #Needs

  • I'm not an industry artist - I'm an artist in the industry.
    -- DMX

    #Artist

  • You showed me everything was black cause my eyes were closed.
    -- DMX

    #Philosophy #Eye #Black

  • Nothing we can't handle, break it up and dismantle.
    -- DMX

    #Inspirational #Break #Handle

  • Im a King. Regardless of what Ive been through and what Ive done, I present myself as a King. And I get that respect from people, from everybody I deal with. I worked my whole life to establish that respect and make sure I get that respect.
    -- DMX

    #Kings #People #Done

  • I'm not going to disrespect you, don't disrespect me.
    -- DMX

    #Disrespect

  • A lot of artists that I've met let me know they're huge fans of mine.
    -- DMX

    #Artist #Fans #Mets

  • Any performance I do, I give 110 percent.
    -- DMX

    #Giving #Performances

  • Columbia tried to put me behind other groups, so I didn't wanna wait, they let me out of the contract and I'm glad they did.
    -- DMX

    #Waiting #Groups #Columbia

  • I don't have to be working on an album to record a song.
    -- DMX

    #Song #Albums #Records

  • I can reach people the average person can't reach because I'm as grounded as I am.
    -- DMX

    #Average #People #Grounded

  • I been the same dude my whole life.
    -- DMX

    #Whole Life

  • It's a waste of energy to think about what somebody else is doing and how they doing it. I'ma just do what I do.
    -- DMX

    #Thinking #Energy #Waste

  • I like L.A., I like the fans, I like to come out here to work.
    -- DMX

    #Fans

  • I feel like Sony appreciates good music from a talented artist.
    -- DMX

    #Artist #Appreciate #Sony

  • I'm glad that young black people are successful with the music. I'm not a hater.
    -- DMX

    #Successful #People #Black

  • My mom put me away at 7. I enjoyed it... Being in institutions, I got three meals a day, clothes.
    -- DMX

    #Mom #Clothes #Meals

  • There's a difference between violence and senseless violence.
    -- DMX

    #Differences #Violence

  • I used to do the beat box. A friend of mine, he was the rapper and after, we'd be doing a block party or something or a house party, and he's gettin' all the attention and I'd end up with a handful of spit, you know, from doing the beats.
    -- DMX

    #Block #Party #Rapper

  • An important and fundamental premise of the American judicial system is the presumption of innocence, that is until proven guilty.
    -- DMX

    #Important #Fundamentals #Innocence

  • Look in my eyes, see what I see Do what I do, be what I be Walk in my shoes, hurt your feet Then know why I do dirt in the street.
    -- DMX

    #Hurt #Eye #Shoes

  • My relationship with God has gotten so much stronger. He's always had his hand on me. He always guided me. I didn't always go where he wanted me to go. But He always had me. Now that I'm actually listening and being obedient, life is so much better.
    -- DMX

    #Hands #Listening #Stronger

  • In my heart I mean well. But if you help me to grow, then what I have in my heart will begin to show.
    -- DMX

    #Friendship #Heart #Mean

  • I've read every one of Donald Goines' books. So as soon as I heard there was an opportunity for one of his novels to be turned into a movie, I jumped at the opportunity.
    -- DMX

    #Book #Opportunity #Novel

  • I don't walk around big headed. I'm not a superstar.
    -- DMX

    #Superstar #Bigs #Walks

  • You can't call any one person the devil. Because no one person has the power to be the devil.
    -- DMX

    #Devil #Persons

  • I paint the walls with his blood.
    -- DMX

    #Art #Wall #Media

  • I don't recall being excited about a new rapper, ever.
    -- DMX

    #Rapper #Excited

  • No matter how hard it rains, withstand the pain.
    -- DMX

    #Pain #Rain #Matter

  • I'll repent one day, just not right now.
    -- DMX

    #Philosophy #One Day #Repent

  • I stand before you a weekend version of your reflection begging for direction, for my soul needs resurrection.
    -- DMX

    #Friendship #Reflection #Weekend

  • I'm not going to star in every one of my movies. But I'm telling you [pounds fists] what I will bring to this film industry is the same thing I brought to the record industry when I came into it. Realism. Uncompromised, unconditional dog love.
    -- DMX

    #Dog #Stars #Records

  • Just because someone raps, doesn't mean that's all they can do. A lot of people are multi-talented.
    -- DMX

    #Rap #Mean #People

  • When I'm at home, I don't discuss business. I don't talk business. I don't answer the phone. It's just me, my wife, my children, my dogs. That's my world. We go out, take a ride in one of the low riders or something. Totally different person than when I'm working. But the work comes to some headaches.
    -- DMX

    #Dog #Children #Home