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Snoop Dogg Quotes

Calvin Cordozar Broadus

Snoop Dogg quotes: here’s Uncle Snoop with the scoop.

“You’ve got to be the best you can be – whatever it is.”

“You might not have a car or a big gold chain, stay true to yourself and things will change.”

“Be your own leader, be your own self, step out of my shadows and be your own person.”

“If it’s flipping hamburgers at McDonald’s, be the best hamburger flipper in the world.  Whatever it is you do, you have to master your craft.”

“Push yourself, when you get smart up top (in your head), your skills will fall right into place.”

“You always get what you give.”

“Equality is about achievement: whoever achieves the most gets treated the most equal.”

“Do what your heart tells you is right.”

“There’ll be ups and downs, smiles and frowns.”

“Sometimes a loss is the best thing that can happen.  It teaches you what you should have done next time.”

“You’ve got to always go back in time if you want to move forward.”

“The more information you have, the better you will be.”

“You don’t get respect if you don’t deserve it.”

“A lot of people like to fool you and say that you’re not smart if you never went to college, but common sense rules over everything.”

“An older guy, he’s going to show you things that a young man can’t show you.  He’s going to show you how to stay alive.  He’s going to show you how to turn corners where your young friends will show you how to turn right into that wall, you know what I’m saying?”

“If you stop at general math, you’re only going to make general math money.”

“I’ve always been a student, so I want to learn.”

“Life is about growing and evolving.  I feel like my life has been in stages, and the stages I went through when I was younger allowed me to grow into the man I am today.”

“My liberty is about living.  It’s about spreading more love.”

“Love goes unappreciated a lot of times, but you still gotta keep giving it.”

“That’s how we do it… we give back to the people who made us who we are.  We never forget that.”

“All you need is a kick start from somebody who can stamp your sh*t.”

“Sometimes if you’re lucky, someone comes into your life who’ll take up a place in your heart that no one else can fill, someone who’s tighter than a twin, more with you than your own shadow, who gets deeper under your skin than your own blood and bones.”

“Nobody ever got their ass out of the ghetto by letting someone else step ahead of them in line.  And no one ever got rich and famous by laying back and hoping someone would notice who they are and what they do.”

“I’m here to impress only one man.  He don’t live here with us.  He’s on top.  So that’s all I’m concerned about.  My work is not for the public or for man to view or make judgment on me, I work for one person.”

“Growing up, I didn’t dream of being nothing, of living in the ghetto my whole life.  I wanted to get out.”

“I went out and got little jobs.  I was selling candy as a teenager, selling newspapers.  But as I got older, I didn’t want to sell that anymore.  I wanted to make more money.”

“I was like the class clown in school so I guess I would say I did like the attention.  In church I did a lot of plays, my mother made me play characters, do a lot of drama and acting, trying to become someone else.  So it helped me create who I am, to create Snoop Dogg.”

“My momma gave me the name.  I used to love Peanuts and Charlie Brown – Snoopy was my favorite cartoon character growing up.  I watched so much, I started to look like him.”

“It’s natural.  I freestyle, meaning that I just rap.  I might put words on paper, but I just put a beat on my rap, and go off the top of my head.  It’s something I’ve been able to do for a long time.”

“I used to be focused on being the dopest rapper in the game, and then once that became what I was, I wanted something different, and I wanted to become the best businessman in the game.  I wanted to learn how to master the business like I mastered the rap.”

“There’s so much that I want to do.  I feel like I’m the Magic Johnson of rap.  You know, Magic was great on the basketball court, but he’s bigger as a businessman.”

“I want to write, direct, produce, but in steps.  I want to take steps.  I don’t want to just jump in because I sold a lot of records and just feel like I can jump into the movie world.  Naw, I want to learn the movie world like I learned the music world.”

“I’m taking my skills to different people’s homes that have stoves for it.”

“I’m a business first and foremost so whatever my business is, it’s separate from my personal.  It’s like whatever I do business-wise, it’s done in the business fashion whether it’s promoting , marketing, whatever I’m doing.”

“I am a sore loser.  I’ve always been like that ever since I started playin’ sports and just life in general.  I hate to lose and I play to win.”

“Everybody wants to be a winner.  Winning for you is everything, right?  Wrong, winning is the only thing!”

“If you don’t want to lose, you don’t quit.”

“I just change with the times.  I really don’t have a say in what’s going on.  Music was here before me.  I move with the time.  Whatever’s happening in time, I’m in.”

“To me, jealousy is a form of flattery.  When you jealous of me, that means you love me for what I do.”

“That’s why I’m so successful because peace is my main thing, it’s not about money.  It’s about making sure everybody is having a good time and loving and living and enjoying life.”

“The most important decision I’ve made in business?  The choices of people I have around me.  When I first started I brought everybody with me, my homies from the neighborhood, criminals.  I just said, ‘Come on everybody, we made it.’  Then I had to realize we didn’t make it.  I made it.”

“It ain’t no fun if the homies can’t have none.”

“My biggest achievement is raising a healthy, happy family.  As far as regrets, I don’t really have too many.  Although I’ve gone through some things in my life that didn’t feel too good while they were happening, they allowed me to mature and develop into the man I am today.  Those moments have taught me a lot.  I wouldn’t be the same person if I hadn’t had those experiences.”

“Fatherhood is more than a job, it’s more than a responsibility.  It’s a lifestyle.  You gotta be prepared to live it.”

“I’m just doing what I do best and that’s what makes good music, and that’s how you can relate to people.”

“I got the Rolly on my arm and I’m pouring Chandon.”

“The best advice I’ve ever got is to be yourself.  Stay true to who you are and what you stand for and you’ll go far in life.”

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