DMX Quotes


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

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

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

There's a difference between violence and senseless violence.

Any performance I do I give 110 percent.

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.

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

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

I don't like anything about Drake.

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

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?

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

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

I've done gospel songs on every album.

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

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

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

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

I paint the walls with his blood.

The minute you get too big to mop a floor or wipe a counter that's the exact minute you have life f**ked up.

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

Some people buy records just to dance to 'em. Some people buy records to listen to the radio. And there's people that buy records 'cause they listen to every song.

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

Nothing we can't handle break it up and dismantle.

Men we don't get much as far as holidays go - Father's Day.

There shouldn't be any violence in hip-hop. You're getting free clothes. Basically it's free money.

I don't recall being excited about a new rapper ever.

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

One thing about being a celebrity that I learned a long time ago was that I pretty much gave up the right to fair treatment.

My mother would beat me so bad I wouldn't be able to sit down. And I would never snitch.

Don't believe everything you hear don't believe everything you read and only believe half of what you see

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

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

I been the same dude my whole life.

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

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

Do the right thing cause after the tears come the cheers.

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

One thing that people don't really understand is that as celebrity you rarely get fair treatment. You either get love or hate. It's never really fair.

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

I can forgive I just can't forget.

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.

The curse turned to grace when the hurt turned to faith.

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.

I'm not going to disrespect you don't disrespect me.

I'm used to driving fast; I'm a New Yorker.

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

I'll repent one day just not right now.

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.

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.

Do dirt get dirt. So I treat people with the same respect that I want.

My mother my father I love 'em I hate 'em wish god I didnt have 'em but thank god that he made 'em

I like L.A. I like the fans I like to come out here to work.

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!'

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

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

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.

I'm still the same. That's why the fans love me. Because they need stability in the industry.

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

I think I'm gonna wear Timberlands until I die man. They may not be the hottest thing out but Timbs keep reinventing themselves.

I know I may have done some bad things but I'm not a bad person.

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

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.

I'm not the mixtape guy who's gonna put out a new one every month. I'm gonna allow my albums to marinate and resonate and whatever type of 'ates' they can do. I'm gonna let my music grow on them.

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

No matter how hard it rains withstand the pain.

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.

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

The toughest guys have the biggest hearts. The biggest hearts - because they have to be tough to protect it.

The truth is undeniable. You tell somebody the truth it's undeniable.

I was always a winner but just didn't know it.

I'm a personal type of person. I'll speak when I have something to say not 'cause someone just wants to know something.