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Drake Quotes

Quotes By Drake

Drake quotes: “Champagne Papi’s” best bars.

“When I’m writing, I’m thinking about how the songs are going to play live.  Fifty bars of rap don’t translate onstage.  No matter how potent the music, you lose the crowd.  They want a hook; they want to sing your stuff back to you.”

“The moment I stop having fun with it, I’ll be done with it.”

“I always felt like my vision was bigger than the bigger picture.”

“I’m dying to be a great dad one day, whenever that day comes.”

“Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.”

“I’m actually a very honest person, and sometimes I end up like, ‘Man, I said too much.’  It’s hard for me not to tell the truth when you ask me.”

“Pain makes you stronger.  Fear makes you braver.  Heartbreak makes you wiser.”

“I feel connected to my generation through the music, but I also fear for us.  We’re in a very self-destructive state where we’re addicted to outside opinions.”

“I feel that when you care about your music, taking risks is something you should do to keep things exciting.”

“I don’t measure my success anymore by Grammys.  I can’t because I’ll just end up crushed.”

“Reviews condition people.  At the end of the day, a lot of human minds are malleable.  They can be easily shaped with strong words.”

“I was born to make mistakes, not to fake perfection.”

“I would say that I’m more moved by melody, even though I love to rap.”

“People like to build their own story about my life.  I don’t know if it makes them feel better, or if it makes it okay for them to not like me, but the last thing I grew up as was rich.”

“I like sweaters.  I have a sweater obsession, I guess.”

“You know, there are artists who are 35 and up that still make rap and that works for them.  I don’t know if I want to be that guy.”

“A goal is just a dream with a deadline.”

“I’m always going to work like I have something to prove.”

“I live for the nights that I can’t remember, with the people that I won’t forget.”

“Everybody has an addiction, mine happens to be success.”

“I’m not confrontational, but if someone challenges, I’m not going to back down.”

“I wake up in the morning and my heart is light, man.  It’s not heavy.  I don’t have skeletons in the closet on their way out.”

“It’s important for me to let my fans know I really don’t care.  I’m confident.”

“When all is said and done, more is always said than done.”

“Make the most of tonight and worry about it all tomorrow.”

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

“A relationship can give you a gut wrenching feeling sometimes.  It’s a real emotional ride.”

“Surface R&B doesn’t work any more.  The whole heartthrob thing, songs about unrealistic love and tearing your shirt off every show – that’s not really where it’s at any more.  It’s becoming harder for those guys to sell records, and harder for them to succeed.”

“I’d rather tell you how I really feel.”

“When it comes to knowing what to say, to charm, I always had it.”

“It was my father who told me that there is no rapper who is singing and rapping.  He told me that in order to be successful you’re going to have to do something different than what everyone else is doing.”

Kanye West is my favorite artist.”

“I sit and eat with some of the hardest-working people in the business.  And I observe and I try to apply it to my own craft.”

“My mother made me truly appreciate women.”

“I’m mischievous, but I’m calculated.”

“I don’t really have a gimmick or a ‘thing.’  I’m one of the few artists who gets to be himself every day.”

“My life is mine to remember.”

“There will be days when I walk in an arena and people will cheer and then there might be days when I walk in an arena and people might boo, but it all sounds the same to me because it’s all just noise that lets me know that I’m relevant.”

“I’m trying to do better than good enough.”

“Kill them with success and bury them with a smile.”

“Nobody understood what it was like to be black and Jewish.  Being different from everyone else just made me a whole lot stronger.”

“When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen.”

“Rappers aren’t the really rich ones.  We all have nice houses with studios and cars, but you need a piece of someone’s business to be super wealthy.”

“Count your blessings, not your problems.”

“I push myself in a lot of aspects when I write a song.  I write a piece and where most people would stop and say, ‘Oh, that’s the hook right there,’ I’ll move that to the first four bars of the verse and do a new hook.”

“The game ain’t always fair and that’s the thing though.  You can play your heart out, everybody don’t get a ring though.”

“Judge me, and you’ll have no time left to love me.”

“Strength isn’t always shown in what you can hold on to; sometimes it’s shown in what you can let go of.”

“Tables turn, bridges burn, you live and learn.”

“Guess you lose some and win some.  Long as the outcome is income.”

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