Tupac Shakur is one of the most successful rappers in the history of music. He was also known for his ability to captivate the audience. He wrote some insightful, funny, and wise thoughts that touched millions of people around the world. The hip-hop legend left a lasting impression on millions of fans with his unique and powerful music. But Tupac wasn’t just an artist; he was also a real man who put his life on the line for what he believed in. Take some time to read through these motivating quotes written by Tupac himself when he was still alive. These quotes will inspire you and help you remember Tupac’s legacy today!
He’s ultimately one of the great figures that influenced countless people around him – even those younger than him. Whether you are an artist or just want to get inspired and learn a thing or two from him, here are 100+ Tupac Inspirational Quotes About Life, Love, Friends, and Loyalty.
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.
Pay no mind to those who talk behind your back, it simply means that you are two steps ahead.
Life is a wheel of fortune and it’s my turn to spin it.
If you can make it through the night, there’s a brighter day.
You know nothing can stop me but loss of breath, and I’m still breathing so it’s still on.
Always do your best, don’t let the pressure make you panic.
Our future is our confidence and self-esteem.
I’m not saying girls are perfect cause we all know that’s not true. But why be unfaithful to her if she was true to you?
I make mistakes but learn from every one.
My mama always used to tell me: ‘If you can’t find somethin’ to live for, you best find somethin’ to die for.
When times are dim, say as I say, ‘When there’s a will, there’s a way!
You gotta make a change. You see the old way wasn’t working, so it’s on us to do what we gotta do to survive.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams.
No matter how hard it gets, stick your chest out, keep ya’ head up and handle it.
We’re made to grow. You either evolve or you disappear.
You gotta be able to smile through all this bulls**t. Remember that.
Don’t believe everything you hear. Real eyes, realize, real lies.
Even warriors put their spears down on Sundays.
A coward dies a thousand deaths. A soldier dies but once.
Everything will be alright if you hold on. It’s a struggle every day, gotta roll on.
I am a hard person to love, but when I love, I love really hard.
I’m going to show people my true intentions and my true heart. I’m going to show them the man that my mother raised. I’m going to make them all proud.
Follow your heart, but take your brain with you.
Be an individual, work hard, study, get your mind straight, and trust nobody.
Don’t get confused between my personality and my attitude. My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are.
The realest people don’t have a lot of friends.
You can never ‘just be friends’ with someone you fall in love with.
A woman brought you into this world, so you have no right to disrespect one.
Don’t live to fight, fight to live.
Recollect your thoughts, don’t get caught up in the mix.
If you let a person talk long enough, you’ll hear their true intentions.
This fast life soon shatters, ‘cause after all the lights and screams, nothing but my dreams matter.
The fake get in where they fit in, the real stand strong where they belong.
Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true.
I exist in the depths of solitude pondering my true goal. Trying to find peace of mind and still preserve my soul.
Don’t leave this world without giving it your all.
Should I just stop trying and give up? But then, that’s exactly what they’re waiting for me to do.
You gotta learn to hold your own.
Do everything you can to make it around the system, over the system, or out the system.
That which does not kill me can only make me stronger.
Look to my future, ‘cause my past is all behind me.
I’m not perfect, but I’ll always be real.
I shall not fear man but God, though I walk through the valley of death.
Never surrender, it’s all about the faith you got. Don’t ever stop, just push it ‘till you hit the top. And if you drop, at least you know you gave your all to be true to you, that way you can never fail.
If God wanted me to be quiet, He would’ve never showed me what He does.
Only God can judge me.
Be grateful for blessings.
I think I’m a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it’s authority that I respect.
I don’t want to be a role model. I just want to be someone who says, ‘This is who I am, this is what I do, I say what’s on my mind.
I think being humble is sexy.
Driven by my ambitions, desire higher positions.
Life’s a test, mistakes are lessons, but the gift of life is knowing that you have made a difference.
My aim is to spread more smiles than tears.
If you could walk a mile in my shoes, you’d be crazy too.
You never stop loving someone. You just learn to live without them.
The trick is to never lose hope!
I truly believe I’ve been blessed by God, and God walks with me.
The lesser the friends, the lesser the chances of betrayal.
Whatever you see you gotta keep a sense of humor; you gotta be able to smile through all the bulls**t.
How many caskets can we witness before we see it’s hard to live this life without God, so we must ask forgiveness.
Sometimes I sit and look at life from a different angle.
If you don’t know me, don’t judge me.
Follow the rules or follow the fools.
Play the game, never let the game play you.
You gotta find a way to survive cause they win when your soul dies.
Study your lessons, don’t settle for less.
Trust me I never lose. Either I win or learn from it
Maybe in time you’ll understand only God can save us.
Don’t look back unless it’s a good view.
You gotta keep ur head up even when the road is hard never give up.
I have no patience for anybody who doubts me, none at all.
Forgive but don’t forget, girl keep your head up. And when he tells you you ain’t nothing, don’t believe him. And if he can’t learn to love you, you should leave him.
Everybody’s at war with different things. I’m at war with my own heart sometimes.
There’s no way I could pay you back, but my plan is to show you that I understand, you are appreciated.
Though things change, the future’s still inside of me.
Behind every sweet smile, there is a bitter sadness that no one can see and feel.
No one knows my struggle, they only see the trouble. Not knowing how hard it is to carry on when no one loves you.
If you grew up happy—too happy—I don’t think that prepares you for the world.
I know you’re fed up, ladies, but keep ya head up.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
God will judge my heart, Man will judge my actions.
My mother taught me three things: respect, knowledge, search for knowledge. It’s an eternal journey.
Here’s a message to the newborns, waiting to breathe—if you believe, then you can achieve. Just look at me.
I’d rather die like a man, than live like a coward.
Things will never be the same, that’s just the way it is.
Just cause you live in the ghetto doesn’t mean you can’t grow.
I am not a perfectionist, but still I seek perfection. I am not a great romantic, but yet I yearn for affection.
Watch for phonies, keep your enemies close, watch your homies.
I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.
To all the seeds that follow me, protect your essence. Born with less, but you still precious.
People die but legends live forever.
Once people take time to find out who I really am you’d be surprised.
It’s hard to care when no one loves you.
I don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
It seems like every time you come up, something happens to bring you back down.
Even the genius asks questions.
It’s the game of life. Do I win or do I lose? One day, they’re gonna shut the game down. I gotta have as much fun and go around the board as many times as I can before it’s my turn to leave.
Cause I think we can make it, in fact, I’m sure. And if you fall, stand tall and come back for more.
We was young and we was dumb, but we had heart.
Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even cared.