48 Best Kanye West Quotes

48 Best Kanye West Quotes

48 Best Kanye West Quotes

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.

Listed below are the best Kanye quotes and Kanye lyric quotes that you are going to love.

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

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

9. "And I wonder if you know
What it means to find your dreams."
- Kanye West

10. "Ain't nobody watchin' I feel it's fadin'." - Kanye West

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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