Eminem Quotes and Lyrics About Life and Success

There’s no doubt that Eminem is one of the most talented rappers of all time. His lyrics are sharp and clever, and his delivery is always on point. That’s why it’s no surprise that he’s got so many famous quotes. Here are some of our favorite Eminem quotes.

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Marshall Bruce Mathers III was born on October 17, 1972, in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Debbie Mathers and Marshall Bruce Mathers Jr. From a young age, Eminem was faced with many challenges and difficulties. His father abandoned the family when Eminem was just 11 months old, and his mother was often unable to care for him properly. As a result, Eminem was raised by various family members and friends.

Throughout his childhood, Eminem struggled and was often bullied at school. He also began using drugs and alcohol at a young age. However, he found solace in music. He started rapping at the age of 14, and soon began recording his own songs. In 1999, Eminem released his debut album, The Slim Shady LP, which became a massive success.

Since then, Eminem has released several other successful albums, and has won numerous awards, including multiple Grammy Awards. He has also become one of the most successful and popular rappers in the world. Despite his personal and professional successes, Eminem has faced many challenges and struggles throughout his life. But through it all, he has persevered and continues to make music that resonates with his fans.

He has also been a controversial figure, with some accusing him of promoting violence and misogyny. However, Eminem has always been open about his struggles with addiction and mental health, and his music has helped many people to deal with their own personal issues. Overall, Eminem has had a positive impact on popular culture, and his music will continue to be enjoyed by people for many years to come.

60 Eminem Quotes

  1. “Look, if you had one shot, or one opportunity. To seize everything you ever wanted in one moment. Would you capture it or just let it slip?”

2. “If you have enemies, good that means you stood up for something.”

3. “Love, when spelled backwards and read phonetically, reads evil”

4. “Don’t do drugs, don’t have unprotected sex, don’t be violent. Leave that to me.”

5. “You can make something of your life. It just depends on your drive.”

6. “Somewhere deep down there’s a decent man in me, he just can’t be found.”

7. “You don’t get another chance. Life is no Nintendo game.”

8. “The moment I used my adversity to my advantage, my career exploded.”

9. “Success is my only motherfucking option, failure’s not.”

10. “God gave you them shoes to fit you, so put them on and wear them. Be yourself man, be proud of who you are. Even if it sounds corny, don’t let no one tell you, you ain’t beautiful.”

11. “Everybody has goals, aspirations or whatever, and everybody has been at a point in their life where nobody believed in them.” 

12. “Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They’re only powerful when you got your back turned.”

13. “The truth is you do not know what is going to happen tomorrow. “life is a crazy ride and nothing is guaranteed.

14. “Love is just a word, but you bring it definition.”

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Best Eminem Quotes

15. “You can try and read my lyrics off of this paper before I lay ’em But you won’t take the sting out these words before I say ’em”

16. “I try to treat all the money I’m making like it’s the last time I’m going to make it.” 

17. “Cause sometimes, you just feel tired. Feel weak. And when you feel weak, you feel like you wanna just give up. But you gotta search within you. You gotta find that inner strength, and just pull that shit out of you.

18. “Don’t let them tell you ain’t beautiful”

19. “It was my decision to get clean, I did it for me Admittedly I probably did it subliminally for you”

20. “Behind every sucessful person lies a pack of haters”

21. “People can try to reinvent themselves. I don’t think you can really change who you are, though, because who you are is pretty much where you came from and what you’ve done up to now.”

22. “Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends.”

23. “They can trigger me. But they’ll never figure me out.”

24. “Sometimes I’m real cool, but sometimes I could be a real asshole. I think everyone is like that.”

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Eminem Quotes About Life

25. “If there’s not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something.”

26. “I always wished for this, but it’s almost turning into more of a nightmare than a dream.”

27. “I might talk about killing people, but that doesn’t mean I do it.”

28. “I started learning how to not be so angry about things, learning how to count my… blessings instead. By doing that, I’ve become a happier person.”

29. “I can’t tell you what it really is, I can only tell you what it feels like.”

30. “Personally, I just think rap music is the best thing out there, period. If you look at my deck in my car radio, you’re always going to find a hip-hop tape; that’s all I buy, that’s all I live, that’s all I listen to, that’s all I love.”

31. “You know, fame is a funny thing, man, especially, you know, actors, musicians, rappers, rock singers, it’s kind of a lifestyle and it’s easy to get caught up in it – you go to bars, you go to clubs, everyone’s doing a certain thing… It’s tough.”

32. “Why be a king,when you can be a god?”

33. “When I say I’ll murder my baby’s mother, maybe I wanted to but I didn’t. Anybody who takes it literally is 10 times sicker than I am.”

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34. “Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.” – (Eminem quote about racism)

35. “I don’t give a fuck, God sent me to piss the world off.”

36. “The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow.”

37. “Be proud of who you are.”

38. “We’ll walk this road together, through the storm. Whatever weather, cold or warm.”

39. “I come from Detroit where it’s rough and I’m not a smooth talker.”

40. “You’d have to walk a thousand miles in my shoes just to see what its like to be me!!”

41. “The last time that life kicked me in the ass, I pulled down its pants and put a foot up its ass.”

42. “When you’re a little kid, you don’t see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap”

43. “I have the right to remain violente. Everything I say can and will be used against you.”

44. “Cause sometimes, you just feel tired. Feel weak. And when you feel weak, you feel like you wanna just give up. But you gotta search within you. You gotta find that inner strength, and just pull that shit out of you. And get that motivation to not give up and not be a quitter.”

45. “Don’t ever try to judge me dude. You don’t know what the fuck I’ve been through”

46. “I’m not ashamed of anything.”

47. “Take it like a man and shut the fuck up.”

48. “I had nothing to lose, but something to gain. If I made an album for me and it was to my satisfaction, then I succeeded.”

49. “But you lied again. Now you get to watch her leave out the window. Guess that’s why they call it ‘window pane.”

50. “My family has never been there for me. They expect things because we’re blood.”

51. “But music is reflection of self, we just explain it, and then we get our checks in the mail.”

52. “I shoot for the moon but I’m too busy gazing at the stars.”

53. “I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There’s no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.”

53. “If I was as half as good as I was. I’m still twice as good as you’ll ever be.”

54. “Sporadic thoughts will pop into my head and I’ll have to go write something down, and the next thing you know I’ve written a whole song in an hour.”

55. “Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert’s Lodge, everything was moving in slow motion.”

56. “To the people I forgot, you weren’t on my mind for some reason and you probably don’t deserve any thanks anyway.”

57. “You better lose yourself in the music, the moment You own it, you better never let it go.” You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo “-(Eminem quotes – lose yourself)

58. “People will hate you for speaking the truth, but you’ve gotta learn to stand up to them, so don’t be offended if I say something you don’t like.”

59. “I bully myself ’cause I make me do what I put my mind to.”

60. “Unless you want to fuck me, why do you care what I look like?”

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