Eminem quotes

  • I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There's no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.
    -- Eminem

    #Love #Motivational #Hate

  • Love, when spelled backwards and read phonetically, reads evil
    -- Eminem

    #Evil #Backwards

  • The truth is you don't know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.
    -- Eminem

    #Love #Life #Crazy

  • Love is just a word, but you bring it definition.
    -- Eminem

    #Love #Funny #Definitions

  • I didn't have nothin' going for me... school, home... until I found something I loved, which was music, and that changed everything.
    -- Eminem

    #Music #Home #School

  • Anybody with a sense of humor is going to put on my album and laugh from beginning to end.
    -- Eminem

    #Funny #Laughter #Humor

  • I find you offensive for finding me offensive
    -- Eminem

    #Offensive #Findings

  • Everybody has goals, aspirations or whatever, and everybody has been at a point in their life where nobody believed in them.
    -- Eminem

    #Goal #Aspiration

  • I don't hate women - they just sometimes make me mad.
    -- Eminem

    #Funny #Hate #Women

  • I need drama in my life to keep making music.
    -- Eminem

    #Music #Drama #Needs

  • Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.
    -- Eminem

    #Music #Rap #Keys

  • The writing process, the way I go about it is I do whatever the beat feels like, whatever the beat is telling me to do. Usually when the beat comes on, I think of a hook or the subject I want to rap about almost instantly. Within four, eight bars of it playing I'm just like, 'Oh, OK. This is what I wanna do'.
    -- Eminem

    #Rap #Writing #Thinking

  • You'd have to walk a thousand miles in my shoes just to see what its like to be me!!
    -- Eminem

    #Shoes #Miles #Walks

  • Be a king? Think not. Why be a king when you can be a God?
    -- Eminem

    #Kings #Rap #Thinking

  • I can't tell you what it really is, I can only tell you what it feels like.
    -- Eminem

    #Feels

  • God sent me to piss the world off!
    -- Eminem

    #Hip Hop #World

  • My songs can make you cry, take you by surprise at the same time, can make you dry your eyes with the same rhyme
    -- Eminem

    #Song #Eye #Dry

  • I have nothing to lose, but something to gain.
    -- Eminem

    #Funny #Gains #Nothing To Lose

  • I love the attention but I don't like too much of it.
    -- Eminem

    #Love #Attention #Too Much

  • When I say or do something I do it, I don't give a damn what you think, I'm doing this for me..
    -- Eminem

    #Thinking #Giving

  • They said I rap like a robot, so call me rapbot.
    -- Eminem

    #Rap #Robots #Said

  • You're not going to say anything about me that I'm not going to say about myself. There's so many things that I think about myself; if someone really wanted to get at me, they could say this and this and this. So I'm going to say it before they can. It's the best policy for me.
    -- Eminem

    #Thinking #Say Anything #Wanted

  • Touring is hard on the body.
    -- Eminem

    #Body #Touring

  • Hip hop has always been braggin' and boasting and 'I'm better at you than this' and 'I'm better at you than that.'
    -- Eminem

    #Hip Hop #Hips #Hops

  • He made you feel like you knew him. I think that honestly, 2pac was the greatest songwriter that ever lived. He made it seem so easy. The emotion was there, and feeling, and everything he was trying to describe. You saw a picture that he was trying to paint.
    -- Eminem

    #Thinking #Feelings #Trying

  • Personally, I just think rap music is the best thing out there, period. If you look at my deck in my car radio, you're always going to find a hip-hop tape; that's all I buy, that's all I live, that's all I listen to, that's all I love.
    -- Eminem

    #Love #Rap #Thinking

  • We just kept moving back and forth because my mother never had a job. We kept getting kicked out of every house we were in. I believe six months was the longest we ever lived in a house.
    -- Eminem

    #Mother #Jobs #Believe

  • I think if two people love each other, then what the hell? I think that everyone should have the chance to be equally miserable, if they want. It's the new tolerant me!
    -- Eminem

    #Gay #Thinking #Two

  • You don't get another chance, life is no Nintendo game.
    -- Eminem

    #Rap #Games #Another Chance

  • See it's easy as cake, simple as whistling Dixie While I'm waving the pistol at sixty Christians against me Go to war with the Mormons, take a bath with the Catholics In holy water, no wonder they tried to hold me under longer.
    -- Eminem

    #Christian #War #Rap

  • Sometimes I'm real cool, but sometimes I could be a real asshole. I think everyone is like that.
    -- Eminem

    #Funny #Real #Thinking

  • Sometimes I even cut myself to see how much it bleeds It's like adrenaline, the pain is such a sudden rush for me.
    -- Eminem

    #Suicide #Pain #Self Harm

  • I shoot for the moon but I'm too busy gazing the stars.
    -- Eminem

    #Stars #Moon #Gazing

  • Believe it or not, I thank my mom for how she raised me in a neighborhood daily to jump and chase me. It only made me what I am today.
    -- Eminem

    #Mom #Believe #Today

  • Throughout my career, I fed off the fuel of people not being able to understand me.
    -- Eminem

    #Motivational #Careers #People

  • I bully myself cause I make me do what I put my mind to.
    -- Eminem

    #Bully #Mind #Causes

  • My family has never been there for me. They expect things because we're blood.
    -- Eminem

    #Blood #My Family

  • Inside it drives me crazy, my insecurities could eat me alive.
    -- Eminem

    #Crazy #Insecurity #Alive

  • I don't like to give the sob story: growing up in a single-parent home, never knew my father, my mother never worked, and when friends came over I'd hide the welfare cheese. Yo, I failed ninth grade three times, but I don't think it was necessarily 'cause I'm stupid. I didn't go to school. I couldn't deal.
    -- Eminem

    #Mother #Growing Up #Father

  • Why is it so hard for people to believe that white people are poor?! I wouldn't say I lived in a ghetto, I'd say I lived in the 'hood. The same friends I had back then are the same people on tour with me now.
    -- Eminem

    #Believe #Ghetto #White

  • I do say things that I think will shock people. But I don't do things to shock people. I'm not trying to be the next Tupac, but I don't know how long I'm going to be on this planet. So while I'm here, I might as well make the most of it.
    -- Eminem

    #Thinking #Long #People

  • I want to keep making records as long as I can, but I don't know how long you can be taken seriously in rap.
    -- Eminem

    #Rap #Taken #Long

  • I don't even know how to speak up for myself, because I don't really have a father who would give me the confidence or advice.
    -- Eminem

    #Father #Giving #Advice

  • Nobody likes to fail. I want to succeed in everything I do, which isn't much. But the things that I'm really passionate about, if I fail at those, if I'm not successful, what do I have?
    -- Eminem

    #Successful #Passionate #Want

  • I've got to formulate a plot or end up in jail or shot, success is my only option, failure's not.
    -- Eminem

    #Jail #Plot #Ends

  • Rap will never be the same as before
    -- Eminem

    #Rap

  • I'm thankful for the talent in which God gave me and I'm thankful for the environment that he placed me.
    -- Eminem

    #Talent #Environment

  • Ain't nothin' but a whole lot of suckin' goin' on in rap.
    -- Eminem

    #Rap

  • Say there's a white kid who lives in a nice home, goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having everything handed to him on a platter - for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me, because what that's saying is that he's living a fantasy life of rebellion.
    -- Eminem

    #Nice #Rap #Kids

  • If there's not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something.
    -- Eminem

    #Song #Drama #Negative People

  • Cause sometimes you just feel tired, feel weak, and when you feel weak, you feel like you wanna just give up. But you gotta search within you, you gotta find that inner strength and just pull that sh** out of you and get that motivation to not give up and not be a quitter, no matter how bad you wanna just fall flat on your face and collapse.
    -- Eminem

    #Giving Up #Motivation #Fall

  • I always wished for this, but it's almost turning into more of a nightmare than a dream.
    -- Eminem

    #Dream #Nightmare

  • You can make something of your life, it just depends on your drive.
    -- Eminem

    #Hip Hop #Life Happiness

  • Trust is hard to come by. That's why my circle is small and tight. I'm kind of funny about making new friends.
    -- Eminem

    #Funny #Friends #Circles

  • My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him.
    -- Eminem

    #Boyfriend #Father #Tears

  • There was a while when I was feeling like, 'Damn, if I'd just been born black, I would not have to go through all this'.
    -- Eminem

    #Umpires #Feelings #Black

  • It sometimes feels like a strange movie, you know, it's all so weird that sometimes I wonder if it is really happening.
    -- Eminem

    #Strange #Sometimes #Wonder

  • Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert's Lodge, everything was moving in slow motion.
    -- Eminem

    #Moving #Slow Motion #Fame

  • Now that I understand that I'm an addict, I definitely have compassion for my mother. I get it.
    -- Eminem

    #Mother #Compassion #Addict

  • Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They're only powerful when you got your back turned.
    -- Eminem

    #Inspirational #Powerful #People

  • Fame hit me like a ton of bricks.
    -- Eminem

    #Bricks #Fame

  • Hip-hop is universal now, it's all commercial now. It's like a circle full of circus clowns up in the circuit now.
    -- Eminem

    #Rap #Circles #Hip Hop

  • Yeah, it's been a ride I guess I had to go to that place to get to this one Now some of you might still be in that place If you're trying to get out, just follow me I'll get you there
    -- Eminem

    #Trying #Might #Follow Me

  • But you lied again. Now you get to watch her leave out the window. Guess that's why they call it 'window pane.
    -- Eminem

    #Watches #Window #Lied

  • It's just hard to meet new people, in my position.
    -- Eminem

    #People #Meeting New People #Position

  • If I had one wish I would ask for a big enough ***** for the whole world to kiss.
    -- Eminem

    #Kissing #Wish #World

  • And all those who look down on me I'm tearing down your balcony.
    -- Eminem

    #Looks #Balconies

  • Honestly, I'd love to be remembered as one of the best to ever pick up a mic, but if I'm doing my part to lessen some racial tension I feel good about what I'm doing.
    -- Eminem

    #Love #Feel Good #Mics

  • Inside I'll always be an outsider
    -- Eminem

    #Outsiders

  • Money will brainwash you and leave your ***** mindless.
    -- Eminem

    #Ass #Mindless #Brainwash

  • Je ne peux plus continuer de rapper.. J'ai assassiné l'alphabet !
    -- Eminem

    #Rapper #Assassins #Alphabet

  • You better lose yourself in the music, the moment You own it, you better never let it go You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo
    -- Eminem

    #Blow #Opportunity #Missing

  • I have a slight bit of OCD, I think. I'm not walking around flipping light switches. But when I say I'm going to do something, I have to do it.
    -- Eminem

    #Thinking #Light #Ocd

  • Slim Shady, Eminem was the old initials.
    -- Eminem

    #Slim #Shady

  • I am whatever you say I am; if I wasn't, then why would you say I am.
    -- Eminem

  • Sporadic thoughts will pop into my head and I'll have to go write something down, and the next thing you know I've written a whole song in an hour.
    -- Eminem

    #Song #Writing #Down And

  • My only scheme was to be a rapper.
    -- Eminem

    #Rapper #Schemes

  • A plaque and platinum status is whack if I'm not the baddest.
    -- Eminem

    #Platinum

  • I don't know why this world keeps turning, round and round. But I wish it would stop and let me off right now!
    -- Eminem

    #Wish #World #This World

  • Love is evil, spell it backwards, I’ll show ya.
    -- Eminem

    #Love Is #Evil #Shows

  • Imma be what I set out to be without a doubt undoubtedly.
    -- Eminem

    #Doubt

  • Just promise me you'll think of me everytime you look up in the sky and see a star
    -- Eminem

    #Stars #Thinking #Sky

  • I was playing in the beginning, the mood all changed
    -- Eminem

    #Mood #Changed

  • I try not to look at it that way. Being white. I don't wake up every day and look in the mirror, 'Oh. I'm white'.
    -- Eminem

    #Mirrors #White #Trying

  • I get offended when people say, `So, being a white rapper...and growing up white...after being born white...' It's all I ever hear!
    -- Eminem

    #Growing Up #Rapper #White

  • Told me my tape taught them to swear. What about the make-up you allow your 12 year old daughter to wear?
    -- Eminem

    #Daughter #Art #Years

  • Behind every sucessful person lies a pack of haters
    -- Eminem

    #Hater #Lying #Sucessful

  • To the people I forgot, you weren't on my mind for some reason and you probably don't deserve any thanks anyway.
    -- Eminem

    #Funny #Sarcastic #People

  • A lot of truth is said in jest.
    -- Eminem

    #Truth Is #Said #Jest

  • I don't think I ever thought of myself as Superman. But there were people who thought of me that way, and maybe I believed them a little.
    -- Eminem

    #Thinking #People #Littles

  • When you're a little kid, you don't see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.
    -- Eminem

    #Friends #Teenager #Rap

  • You know, fame is a funny thing, man, especially, you know, actors, musicians, rappers, rock singers, it's kind of a lifestyle and it's easy to get caught up in it - you go to bars, you go to clubs, everyone's doing a certain thing... It's tough.
    -- Eminem

    #Funny #Men #Rapper

  • You know, not to sound corny or nuthin', but I felt like a fighter comin' up, man. I felt like, you know, I'm being attacked for this reason or that reason, and I gotta fight my way through this.
    -- Eminem

    #Fighting #Men #Sound

  • A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself. A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I'm learning to see the positive side of things, instead of, like, 'I can't go to Kmart. I can't take my kids to the haunted house.'
    -- Eminem

    #Kids #Self #Kmart

  • I am who I am and I say what I think. I'm not putting a face on for the record.
    -- Eminem

    #Funny #Motivational #Thinking

  • I might talk about killing people, but that doesn't mean I do it.
    -- Eminem

    #Mean #People #Might

  • I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit.
    -- Eminem

    #Funny #Thinking #Doors

  • Look, if you had one shot, or one opportunity. To seize everything you ever wanted in one moment. Would you capture it or just let it slip?
    -- Eminem

    #Motivational #Opportunity #Looks

  • If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don't back down.
    -- Eminem

    #Motivational #Music #Long

  • I was poor white trash, no glitter, no glamour, but I'm not ashamed of anything.
    -- Eminem

    #White #Glitter #Glamour

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