Hip-hop quotes and lyrics are powerful;

Not only are many of them amazingly inspirational in themselves, but when spoken in song, the message becomes clearer and sinks in much more than it normally would. We all know how great music makes us feel.

The majority of hip-hop quotes nowadays are about money, girls, and success, but there are still some great hip hop quotes about happiness in life spoken by famous rappers.

Here are 100 great hip hop quotes about happiness in life. Don’t forget to share them all with your friends and loved ones!

These quotes are all split out by the artist that said them. Artists such as Tupac, Wale, Kanye West, Eminem, Drake, Kid Cudi, Jay-Z and so on…


Tupac Shakur Quotes (2Pac)

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1. “Remember one thing Through every dark night, there’s a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out. Keep your head up, and handle it.” – Tupac

2. “Life is a wheel of fortune and it’s my turn to spin it.” – Tupac

3. “You gotta be able to smile through the bullshit.” Tupac

4. “Everybody’s at war with different things, I’m at war with my own heart sometimes.” – Tupac

5. “Forgive but don’t forget girl, keep ya head up. And when he tells you you ain’t nothing don’t believe him, and if he can’t learn to love you, you should leave him.” Tupac

6. “My mama always used to tell me: if you can’t find something to live for, you best find something to die for.” – Tupac


Machine Gun Kelly Quotes (MGK)

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7. “You see my tears, in the rain underneath it all, we’re just the same.” Machine Gun Kelly

8. “Life is too short to live the same day twice. So each new day make sure you live your life.” – Machine Gun Kelly

9. “‘Cause whatever you love can be taken away, so live like it’s your dying day.” – Machine Gun Kelly

10. “Why do we try so hard to fit in, when we were born to stand out?” – Machine Gun Kelly


Wale Quotes

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11. “If I woke up tomorrow and didn’t have a dolla, as long as I have my heart, I can get it all over.” – Wale

12. “Life without dreaming is a life without meaning.” – Wale

13. “Ice melts into rain, love turns into pain. Here I go again, falling in love again.” – Wale

14. “Rather lose love than to move on never knowing what it felt like.” – Wale

15. “I like the person that you are, but I’m in love with the person that you have potential to be.” – Wale

16. “Ambitious girl, you just wanna win and you’d rather chase your dreams, then to try chase these men that try to chase these skirts, that try to chase these shots with flavors that ain’t even as sweet as her.” – Wale


Kanye West Quotes

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17. “Living well eliminates the need for revenge.” – Kanye West

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18. “Memories have to be our most painful blessing.” – Kanye West

19. “If you admire someone, you should go ahead and tell them. People never get the flowers while they can still smell them.” – Kanye West

20. “I could let these dream killers kill my self-esteem, or use my arrogance as a steam to power my dreams.” – Kanye West


Mac Miller Quotes

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21. “No matter where life takes me. Find me with a smile.” – Mac Miller

22. “They’re gonna try to tell you no, shatter all your dreams. But you gotta get up and go and think of better things.” Mac Miller

23. “Sometimes it’s hard to pick right from wrong. The best thing we can do is go with our heart, and hope it all goes well.” – Mac Miller

24. “Something ’bout the pain makes me want more… done a lot of drugs, never felt like this before.” – Mac Miller

25. “Kept breaking promises you said you would keep, so you can leave a message at the beep.” – Mac Miller


Nas Quotes

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26. “If you’re scared to take chances, you’ll never have the answers.” – Nas

27. “You have to keep your vision clear, cause only a coward lives in fear.” – Nas

28. “Everything will eventually come to an end. So try to savor the moments, cuz time flies, don’t it? The beauty of life is to make it last for the better. Cuz nothing lasts forever.” – Nas

29. “Trust your own judgement, live with it and love it.” – Nas

30. “What do you base your happiness around? Material, women, and large paper? That means you’re inferior, not major.” – Nas

31. “Life’s a b****, but god forbid that b**** divorce me.” – Nas


Drake Quotes

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32. “When people treat you like nothing, you begin to feel like nothing.” – Drake

33. “We always ignore the ones who adore us, and adore the ones who ignore us.” – Drake

34. “The worst feeling is feeling unwanted by the person you want the most.” – Drake

35. “Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.” Drake

36. “One day you’re gonna remember me and how much I love you… then you’re gonna hate yourself for letting me go.” – Drake


Eminem Quotes

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37. “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

38. “You’ve got enemies? Good, that means you actually stood up for something.” Eminem

39. “Sometimes you just gotta let s*** go and say ‘to hell with it’ and move on.” – Eminem

40. “You can make something of your life, it just depends on your drive.” – Eminem

41. “The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride and nothing is guaranteed.” – Eminem


Kid Cudi Quotes

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42. “Living life is a choice. Making a difference in someone else’s isn’t.” – Kid Cudi

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43. “I’m on the pursuit of happiness. I know everything that shines ain’t always gold. I’ll be fine once I get it, I’ll be good.” – Kid Cudi

44. “People say that bad memories cause the most pain, but it’s actually the good ones that drive you insane.” Kid Cudi

45. “If you can’t do what you imagine, then what is imagination to you?” – Kid Cudi

46. “The sooner you realize things will never be the same, the sooner you can move on.” – Kid Cudi

47. “My life, my choices, my mistakes, my lessons, not your business.” – Kid Cudi


Lil Wayne Quotes 

48. “Never apologize for what you feel. It’s like apologizing for being real.” – Lil Wayne

49. “Take the first chance that you get, because you may never get another one.” – Lil Wayne

50. “They say love is the key. Somebody changed the lock.” – Lil Wayne

51. “Women are the most beautiful yet difficult beings known to man.” – Lil Wayne

52. “Love me or hate me, I stay hate free. They say we learn from mistakes well that’s why they mistake me.” – Lil Wayne

53. “I used to love here, f*** it, I still do. ‘Cause love never dies, but it can kill you.” – Lil Wayne

54. “If you don’t love me somebody else will.” – Lil Wayne

55. “I remember the love right after the fights. You can’t tell me you don’t remember those nights.” – Lil Wayne


Biggie Smalls Quotes

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56. “Damn right I like the life I live, cause I went from negative to positive.” Biggie Smalls

57. “We can’t change the world until we change ourselves.” – Biggie Smalls

58. “If you don’t love yourself, I’ll make you see your own heart.” – Biggie Smalls

59. “Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis. When I was dead broke man I couldn’t picture this.” – Biggie Smalls



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