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50 Best Kanye West Quotes To Motivate You

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The American rapper, fashion designer, and record producer, Kanye West is popular because of his ingenious Rap style.

Kanye West is the college dropout who won 21 Grammy Awards. He is also well known for his influential role in the development of mainstream popular music and hip hop in the 21st Century.

Kanye West is seen referring to himself as Yeezy but the nickname became apparent back in 2003 when Jay-Z referred to Kanye West as 'Kanyeezy'. The billionaire, Kanye West worked his way up and has inspired millions on his way.  Kanye West sayings and Kanye West quotes about life have inspired the youth to follow their passion. Listed below are the best Kanye quotes and Kanye lyric quotes that you are going to love.

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Best Kanye West Quotes

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Kanye West quotes are as popular as his songs. Check these great Kanye West quotes out.

1. "Most people are slowed down by the perception of themselves. If you’re taught you can’t do anything, you won’t do anything. I was taught I can do everything."

- Kanye West.

2. "But the people highest up got the lowest self-esteem. The prettiest people do the ugliest things."

- Kanye West, 'All Falls Down'.

3. "I refuse to accept other people’s ideas of happiness for me. As if there’s a ‘one size fits all’ standard for happiness."

- Kanye West.

4. "I refuse to follow the rules where society tries to control people with low self-esteem."

- Kanye West.

5. "Criticism can bother you, but you should be more bothered if there’s no criticism. That means you’re too safe."

- Kanye West.

6. "I'll say things that are serious and put them in a joke form so people can enjoy them. We laugh to keep from crying."

- Kanye West.

7. "I would say my determination is way higher than my smartness."

- Kanye West.

8. "I'm so gifted at findin' what I don't like the most, so I think it's time for us to have a toast."

- Kanye West, 'Runaway'.

9. "And I wonder if you know

What it means to find your dreams."

- Kanye West, 'I Wonder'.

10. "Ain't nobody watchin'

I feel it's fadin'."

- Kanye West, 'Fade'.

Famous Quotes By Kanye West

Many of Kanye West quotes are controversial but that doesn't stop fans from loving them. Here are the most famous Kanye West quotes.

11. "We all self-conscious. I’m just the first to admit it."

- Kanye West, 'All Falls Down'.

12. "They want you to have a reputation of tucking your black nail polish into your pockets and sitting in the corner of the class, and not fighting for your ideas out of fear of being ridiculed."

- Kanye West.

13. "I would hear stories about Steve Jobs and feel like he was at 100 percent exactly what he wanted to do, but I’m sure even a Steve Jobs has compromised. Even a Rick Owens has compromised. You know, even a Kanye West has compromised."

- Kanye West.

14. "Shoot for the stars, so if you fall you land on a cloud."

- Kanye West.

15. "Lost out, beat up

Dancin', down there

I found you, somewhere out

'Round 'round there, right right there."

- Kanye West, 'Wolves'.

16. "It's a tough world out there. You're going to prepare yourself for politics, bad bosses, hating employees - and usually when you're the absolute best, you get hated on the most."

- Kanye West.

17. "I don’t think there’s a living celebrity with more weapons formed against him, but I don’t think there’s one more prosperous."

- Kanye West.

18. "If you ask me a question like what is your greatest accomplishment, it should be what I’m about to do."

- Kanye West.

19. "If you have the opportunity to play this game of life you need to appreciate every moment. a lot of people don’t appreciate the moment until it’s passed."

- Kanye West.

20. "I completely lost everything, but I gained everything because I lost the fear."

- Kanye West.

21. "'Fore the day I die, I'ma touch the sky."

- Kanye West, 'Touch The Sky'.

22. "I hate the new Kanye, the bad mood Kanye."

- Kanye West, 'I Love Kanye'.

Funny Kanye West Quotes

When it comes to motivating others while making them laugh, no one is better than our man Kanye. Check these funny Kanye West quotes out.  

23. "I think I do myself a disservice by comparing myself to Steve Jobs and Walt Disney and human beings that we’ve seen before. It should be more like Willy Wonka… and welcome to my chocolate factory."

- Kanye West.

24. "For me to say I wasn't a genius I'd just be lying to you and to myself".

- Kanye West.

25. "I don’t like facts, because facts get in the way of my feelings."

- Kanye West.

26. "Come up in the spot looking extra fly."

- Kanye West, 'Touch The Sky'.

27. "My greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live."

- Kanye West.

28. "My message isn't perfectly defined. I have, as a human being, fallen to peer pressure."

- Kanye West.

29. "She has no idea what she's doing in college

That major that she majored in don't make no money

But she won't drop out, her parents will look at her funny

Now, tell me that ain't insecure."

- Kanye West, 'All Falls Down'.

30. "I feel that I'm very blessed. But with great blessings come great responsibility."

- Kanye West.

31. "I've known my mom since I was zero years old. She is quite dope."

- Kanye West.

Inspirational Kanye West Quotes

Kanye West quotes are motivating.

Listed below you will find some motivational Kanye West quotes that will change your life for good.

32. "Most people are slowed down by the perception of themselves. If you’re taught you can’t do anything, you won’t do anything. I was taught I can do everything."

- Kanye West.

33. "Creative output, you know, is just pain. I'm going to be cliché for a minute and say that great art comes from pain."

- Kanye West.

34. "If you know you're the best it only makes sense for you to surround yourself with the best."

- Kanye West.

35. "We're not always in the position that we want to be at. We're constantly growing, we're constantly making mistakes, we're constantly trying to express ourselves and trying to actualize our dreams."

- Kanye West.

36. "For me, first of all, dopeness is what I like the most. Dopeness. People who want to make things as dope as possible, and, by default, make money from it."

- Kanye West.

37. "Death is promised. So what do you do with your life? How do you make the most of it? How do you make your voice the loudest?"

- Kanye West.

38. "Everyone's always telling you to be humble. When was the last time someone told you to be great?"

- Kanye West.

39. "I feel like I'm too busy writing history to read it."

- Kanye West.

40. "People always say that you can’t please everybody. I think that’s a cop-out. Why not attempt it? ‘Cause think of all the people you will please if you try."

- Kanye West.

Popular Quotes From Kanye West

Check out some of the most well-known Kanye West quotes.

41. "Rappers came and went, I've Been Here From the start

I seen them put it together

Watched them take it apart."

- Kanye West, 'Never Let Me Down'.

42. "Hate and love are very similar emotions. The opposite of love is you don't care."

- Kanye West.

43. "One of my biggest Achilles heels has been my ego. And if I, Kanye West, the very person, can remove my ego, I think there's hope for everyone."

- Kanye West.

44. "Beautiful morning, you're the sun in my morning babe...Nothing unwanted."

- Kanye West, 'Father Stretch My Hands'.

45. "So, the voices in my head told me to go, and then I just walked up, like, halfway up the stage… But I just didn’t really want to take away from Beck’s moment, or the time he’s having to talk. It was kind of a joke – like the Grammys themselves."

- Kanye West.

46. "I've been saying how I feel at the wrong time."

- Kanye West, 'Feedback'.

47. "You can't look at a glass half full or empty if it's overflowing."

- Kanye West.

48. "My definition of genius is not being that person the actual human is a genius, but it's a person that just allows God to work through them."

- Kanye West.

49. "If you can focus the energy into something valuable, put that into work ethic."

- Kanye West.

50. "I guessin' you're at an advantage

'Cause you could blame me for everything

And I don't know where I'ma manage

If one day you just up and leave."

- Kanye West, 'Runaway'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Kanye West quotes then why not take a look at Eminem quotes, or Frank Ocean quotes.

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