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Wale Quotes

Wale Sayings

Wale quotes: wise words from the hip-hop artist.

“May the optimism of tomorrow be your foundation for today.”

“Life without dreaming is a life without meaning.”

“To dream is to live life’s full potential.”

“Life is nothing without passion. Whatever you’re doing, at least be passionate about it. I’m passionate about the words I’m saying right now. Just be passionate.”

“Ambition is priceless. It’s something that’s in your veins.”

“Ambition over everything and I never plan on settling and my wish is to have everything.”

“You’ve got to keep going.”

“Failure is not an option. Success is just a process.”

“The first thing that’s important is to really have people believe in you. If you have that, you can do anything.”

“The loudest person in the room, is usually the brokest.”

“Not to sound corny, but intelligence is big. Everything fades, and everything can be modified. But intelligence is something you can’t fake. I’m not even talking about whether you can read a thesaurus backwards. But there is a beauty in common sense.”

“I think a lot of people are going to get an opportunity to pursue greatness and pursue careers.”

“A woman could be less attractive but with ambition and drive, that’s the most beautiful thing.”

“A lot of my female fans discovered me through the passion I have for bettering myself. Not to say the dudes don’t, but my female fan base is based off women who want to do better.”

“You’re the artist. You make the music that you want to make.”

“Every artist is supposed to get emotional. You’re painting pictures of emotions.”

“The ability to make somebody feel something: that’s art. However you look at it, whether you’re an author, a painter, a singer, a rapper, a spoken-word artist—art.”

“I only write at my studio. I lose interest quickly, moving from song to song with expediency to keep myself engaged. What is an artist without their idiosyncrasies?”

“Sometimes, I feel like my brain doesn’t activate unless I’m in the studio. All my ideas, and my thoughts, and songs, and stuff I’ve written for other people, I can’t access that unless it’s right there, you know what I’m saying? I don’t just keep raps in my head or my phone. I write it on the spot. I kinda get bored, and I got ADHD real bad. My attention span is bad. I’ll stop, do a verse, then come back to it. Or I’ll move on to another song. Sometimes I’ll stop because, man, ‘Can we even clear this sample? Am I saying what I feel like saying right now?'”

“Some days you wake up on the right side of the bed, some days you wake up on the wrong side of the bed. Whatever that feeling is, I try to write with that in mind. Whether I’m happy, sad, worried, whatever, it’ll come out. I’m not out here trying to pretend. I’m out here trying to be as honest as possible. Everything ain’t always gon’ be sweet.”

“Who’s to say I don’t lose confidence? I’m human. That’s what makes us human.”

“I’m only comfortable speaking the truth, because people run out of stories. You don’t run out of reality. There’s always the next chapter when you’re actively living your life, and basking in who you are. You may never run out of material. Nine times out of 10, there’s gonna be somebody else that relates to it, so whether you like it or not, art’s timeless.”

“I hope everybody thinks they’ve got the best album. I wouldn’t have put mine out if I didn’t think it was the best.”

“Hip-hop is about honesty and it’s about being real to the people.”

“I just wanna affect the culture and wanna be able to support young people with goals that aren’t just limited to rapping and producing.”

“My job is to inspire the people, to be on top of my game and push my culture forward.”

“Basically, the internet is just the way now. It’s the end-all, be-all of self-promotion. It’s not like you got to burn CDs and pass them out or sell them. The internet is a tool that reaches billions and billions of people. It’s like a no-brainer to tie it in with self-promotion, or even label promotion.”

“In terms of Seinfeld, I think there’s lot of reality in a show that’s supposed to be about nothing.”

“I’m learning as I go. I don’t know everything. I never had anybody to look at, nobody ever taught me, and where I’m from I didn’t have any famous role models.”

“I speak my mind. Where I come from a lot of people are straightforward and I’ve had to learn how to not say exactly what I feel. Sometimes it gets frustrating being a person who says what he feels and what his heart is telling him. Every once in a while I fall into letting the industry get the best of me and not just saying exactly what I feel.”

“I felt like my duty was to just keep it positive and be positive.”

“All I’m saying is like, spoil me with your consistency. Always remain the same you and you won’t have to worry about a different me.”

“Can’t change who I am, I just try to get better.”

“However, people need to understand that it ain’t that deep to try and convince people of what your persona is. You are who you are, and what you are will show in time. What you aren’t can be hidden, but eventually it will come to light. Long story short: rappers should never take themselves too seriously.”

“I’m never satisfied, man. I’m a Virgo. We overanalyze and we’re never satisfied. So I’m gonna keep going till the wheels fall off. No days off. I’m a workaholic.”

“I don’t want to be one of those guys that you see who made $4 million, invested $3.5 million, and now you work at Wendy’s.”

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

“I never had money. I like nice things, but I don’t let that run my life. At the same time, I have to let something drive me… so now I let the money drive me.”

“I’m a regular person. I know a lot of people love being famous. I don’t like it. I’m just chillin’. You know what I’m sayin’?”

“See, all I wanna do is be relevant.”

“I think I’m going to be here for a while.”

“It’s something to be great; it’s nothing to be famous.”

“I’m fortunate enough to be living my dreams and a lot of other people’s dreams.”

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