130 Lil Wayne Quotes on Humor and Wisdom

There’s no other way to start your day than reading through these top 130 Lil Wayne quotes.

As one of the top-selling artists in hip-hop in his generation, you’ll pick up several points of his versatile wisdom from music to his haters, as well as a quick story from his song lyrics that will inspire you to believe that the game of life is like a hool-a-hoop.

Many of Lil Wayne’s songs received criticism, stating that his songs were of poor quality—that his lyrics were defective and can be considered as a bad influence on young individuals all over the world.

Well, thanks to the media for blowing this out of proportion, we were able to uncover a treasure pile of his uncensored inspiration.

Start reading the full collection.

And don’t forget to check out these NBA YoungBoy quotes and Kendrick Lamar quotes too.

Best Lil Wayne Quotes

1. “Love me or hate me, I swear it won’t make or break me.”

2. “Make jokes. No stress. Love. Live Life. Proceed. Progress.”

3. “Life is a lot like skateboarding.”

4. “I feel like everything I do is successful and productive. It’s gonna be hard to tell me I’m slipping.”

5. “I always believe that to be the best, you have to smell like the best, dress like the best, act like the best. When you throw your trash in the garbage can, it has to be better than anybody else who ever threw trash in the garbage can.”

6. “Throw dirt on my name, and I still come out clean.”

7. “I tried to pay attention, but attention paid me.”

8. “What goes around comes around like a hool-a-hoop.”

9. “Be good, or be good at it.”

10. “I’m blessed and I thank God every day for everything that happens for me.”

11. “Mirror on the wall, through my rise and fall, you’ve been my only friend.”

12. “I don’t like to stop. I believe you stop when you die.”

13. “Sometimes I wanna drop a tear, but no emotion from a king.”

14. “I like people that enjoy life, ’cause I do the same.”

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Inspirational Lil Wayne Quotes About Life

15. “Trying to tear down the past prohibits you from building up your future.”

16. “I’ve been criticized for the things I chose and things I’ve chosen to do.”

17. “I don’t need it to be easy. I just want it to be worth it.”

18. “The more time you spend contemplating what you should have done, you lose valuable time planning what you can and will do.”

19. “Somewhere along the way in your life, the world and its people will have a problem with you. That’s their problem. Not yours.”

20. “I’m an addict, I’m addicted to success. Thankfully, there’s no rehab for success.”

21. “Everybody dies, but not everybody lives!”

22. “Surround yourself with love, not friends.”

23. “I stick to the script, I memorize the lines, cause life is a movie that I’ve seen too many times.”

24. “Never apologize for what you feel. It’s like being sorry for being real.”

25. “I know the world is so cold and deceiving, but I keep my head up like my nose is bleeding.”

26. “You are supposed to be able to do anything in this world. That’s what Martin Luther King told me.”

27. “I don’t think life is about a pace—living slow or fast. I think you just live.”

28. “I’m on the road to riches, it’s just a lil traffic.”

29. “I’m a lion on redeem, inspired by the green. Never tired or fatigued, never defiant to my team.”

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Lil Wayne Quotes on Love and Relationships

30. “Hate is only a form of love that hasn’t found a way to express itself logically.”

31. “I’ll find love again, I ain’t found it yet.”

32. “And I don’t think you’re beautiful, I think you’re beyond it.”

33. “A lot of women don’t know how to love because there’s deep reasons for them not knowing how to love. And what I mean by deep reasons is deep and dark reasons.”

34. “Love is like a rubber band—both pull on, one releases, and it hurts the person who has held it.”

35. “Just remember that when nobody else was there for you, I was. And when nobody else gave a damn, I did.”

36. “When a girl cries over a guy, she really loves him. When a guy cries over a girl, he will never love another girl like her.”

37. “I love you like a fat kid loves the cake.”

38. “I’m looking for the right woman to give my last name.”

39. “I’m going to do the best I can do, ‘cause I’m the best when I’m with you.”

Motivational Lil Wayne Quotes

40. “You have to self-reflect. If you forget who you actually are, then what’s the use of even looking in the mirror.”

41. “Never back down from a real challenge. They give the best lessons in life. “

42. “Things I say have value and I would love for you to value them, however you get it.”

43. “I go wherever my creativity takes me.”

44. “I’m not looking down, but I see no one above me!”

45. “I don’t want to be understood because if people understand me, they get tired of me.”

46. “Life goes on but the scars remain.”

47. “I look at things as ‘Everything’s meant to be.’”

48. “Blind eyes could look at me and see the truth.”

49. “I don’t have to prove anything.”

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50. “Everything gets better with time, and time is forever.”

51. “I am probably in the sky, flying with the fish, or maybe in the ocean, swimming with the pigeons. See, my world is different.”

52. “There’s strength in numbers but there’s honor over strength.”

53. “Had to swallow my pride, though, swear it tastes like spearmint.”

54. “Don’t make an opinion on me if you don’t know nothin’ about me.”

55. “A million feelings. A thousand thoughts. A hundred memories. All for one person.”

56. “Confidence is the stain they can’t wipe off.”

57. “We’re here to live. We’re here to do. We’re here to be.”

58. “Don’t judge me. You wanna judge me, put on a black gown and get a gavel. Get in line with the rest of them that’s about to judge me. I got court dates every other month. It’s me against the world, that’s how I feel.”

59. “I’m not an example for how people should live their lives. Never in my life would I ever set out to be an example for people on how to live their lives. If you need an example for how to live, then you just shouldn’t have been born. Straight up.”

Lil Wayne Quotes About God’s Blessings

60. “I see my Momma smile, that’s a blessing.”

61. “I know it’s an experience that I need to have if God’s putting me through it.”

62. “Nothing scares me but God.”

63. “God can judge me, I don’t need a jury. Nothing standing in my way, like nothing’s my security.”

64. “I believe in God and his son, Jesus.”

65. “I am very humble, and I am very gracious and very grateful for everything that happens to me and about me and around me.”

66. “You’re either living or you’re dead.”

67. “A blessing in disguise is right before our eyes. But since it’s a disguise, we do not know that it’s there.”

68. “Jail didn’t make me find God, He’s always been there. They can lock me up, but my spirit and my love can never be confined to prison walls.”

69. “I hope I leave more of an impression on my kids. To be destined to have blessings to believe in, Lord.”

Lil Wayne Quotes on His Music and Rapping

70. “I believe that music is another form of news. Music is another form of journalism to me so I have to cover all the areas with my album.”

71. “I believe music should reflect yourself in some way and not just yourself at the given time. I feel that when you die or when you’re going, someone’s supposed to listen to that music and know everything about you. And I just try to get that across.”

72. “Honestly, I don’t listen to anybody else’s music but my own. It’s kind of like sports to me. You don’t see Kobe Bryant at a LeBron James game, he just works on his own game. And that’s what I do. I only listen to myself, so I can criticize and analyze all those things.”

73. “My aim is just to make good music every single time.”

74. “If I have a rap album I’m dropping, then I want it to be the best rap album.”

75. “I always do my rap from the outside looking in. Like I do my rap as if I’m looking at me rap.”

76. “Everybody knows, I don’t do no promoting. I don’t ever have to promote nothing—that’s the beauty of Lil Wayne.”

77. “Keep your mouth closed, and let your eyes listen.”

78. “Hip-hop ain’t dead, it just had a heart attack.”

79. “I’m the lyrical vendor, hip-hop is my shop.”

Humorous Lil Wayne Quotes

80. “Protect me from my friends. I can take care of my enemies.”

81. “They say love is the key. Somebody change the lock.”

82. “I don’t look for signs. But when things happen, I say, ‘OK, something must be right.’ Or ‘OK, something must be wrong.’”

83. “I do what I do and u do what u can do about it.”

84. “I just always expect the best because I’m a competitor and if I’m competing, then obviously I’m trying to be better in everything.”

85. “When I started flirting with the hustle, failure became my ex, now I’m engaged to the game and married to success.”

86. “Life’s a beach and I am just playing in the sand!”

87. “Prepared for the worst, but still praying for the best.”

88. “Most of you don’t get the picture unless you got the flash on!”

89. “You can’t get on my level. You gon’ need a space shuttle or a ladder; that’s forever.”

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90. “Safe sex is great sex, better wear a latex, cause you don’t want that late text, that ‘I think I’m late’ text.’”

91. “I love weed so much I tried to marry juana.”

92. “Beat the odds like mosquitoes.”

93. “Woman of my dreams, I don’t sleep so I can’t find her.”

94. ​​”Real G’s move in silence like lasagna.”

95. “If a girl understands your BS, sticks with you through your mistakes, smiles even when you’ve done nothing for her, it’s obvious she’s a keeper.”

96. “They paint me as a villain, I just autograph the artwork.”

97. “My life is like a movie and I do my own stunts.”

98. “Haters only hate things they can’t have and the people they can’t be. It’s just a little thing called jealousy.”

99. “The only thing on the mind of a shark is to eat.”

100. “I got these haters, like, ‘when will he stop?’ Maybe a minute after never, so set your clocks.”

101. “I call them April babies cuz they’re fools.”

102. “Yeah, my life is a b*tch, but you know nothing about her. Been to hell and back, I can show you vouchers.”

103. “Take the shoes off your teeth and quit running your mouth.”

Realistic Lil Wayne Quotes

104. “The most bizarre thing I’ve ever read about myself is that I was dead. That was kind of weird to read that I’m dead—mostly because I was reading it.”

105. “Swallow my words. Taste my thoughts. And if it’s too nasty, spit it back at me!”

106. “And if you happen to get there before me, leave a message in the dust just for me. If I don’t see it, I’ll be waiting for you.”

107. “I like being misunderstood.”

108. “Let me do me.”

109 “The future is born, put the past in a casket.”

110. “The dirt under your feet could be the grave you fill. You don’t know how dead you feel ’til you’re dead for real.”

111. “I want to make sure my family’s straight.”

112. “Mind so sharp, I f*ck around and cut my head off.”

113. “The game ain’t easy, but it’s fair.”

Lil Wayne Quotes From His Albums and Songs

114. “We were such a team, we were chasing our dreams.”

115. “I never really knew my dad well, but still grew up to be the big bad wolf.”

116. “Dear life, what is my meaning? My reason?”

117. “Where I come from, the block becomes your daddy.”

118. “Never come in second, make the most of your seconds.”

119. “Don’t let the money come between us.”

120. “Blessings shower from the north side—from the brightest flower out the darkest skies. Love is blind, but we caught eyes. It’s a bumpy road but a joyride.”

121. “Take a good look at what you are looking at, you never know when it’s your last look.”

122. “They probably won’t miss me ’til they need me.”

More Lil Wayne Quotes From His Songs

123. “Beat odds, never beat women. Keep an open mind, let ’em peek in it. Reach highs, never reach limits.”

124. “The object in the mirror is closer than it appears. And sometimes I fear who in the mirror, that n*gg* weird. He died so many times but is still here.”

125. “I live and I learn, then die tryna teach ’em, Lord.”

126. “And I’ll be waiting for you, for you, for you. On the dark side of the moon.”

127. “So if a n*gg* kill me, hope he mean it. I just hope I die for a reason.”

128. “They don’t know where I came from, but they know where I’m going.”

129. “When I was five, my favorite movie was the gremlins. Ain’t got sh*t to do with this, juss thought that I should mention.”

130. “I’m a gangster, and gangsters don’t ask questions.”

Did These Lil Wayne Quotes Inspire You to Shine Your Light Without The Fear of Everybody’s Opinion?

It starts with just a few words coming out of someone else’s mouth. But as they pour out, you may start to feel stupid or perhaps rejected and like you’re getting smaller. Being criticized can be a tough thing to handle, even though it sometimes can be very useful to help you grow or improve something you do.

As John Wooden said, ‘You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.’

Obviously, Lil Wayne did not let it faze him; he continued to speak and stand out of what he believes and continue his passion on creating meaningful music. The artist doesn’t have time to listen to the critics.

The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don’t have the time to read reviews. In simple terms, don’t criticize what you don’t understand. You never walked in that man’s shoes, but learn to accept other people’s judgement on you to evaluate yourself and be fearless in a good way.

Were you inspired by this collection of Lil Wayne quotes and his songs? Which ones are your favorites? List them down in the comments section below.

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Hi, I’m Karen, a content curator and writer for Quote Ambition; I’m also a marketing and advertising professional. Beyond the keyboard and the screen, I’m someone who’s out to enjoy every bit that life has to offer!

Poetry, philosophy, history, and movies are all topics I love writing about! However, my true passion is in traveling, photography, and finding common ground to which everyone from different cultures can relate.

With the many places I’ve been to, I found that love, inspiration, and happiness are some things that bring people together. No matter how different we are on the outside, I’m a true believer that our emotions don’t lie; if you dig deep into our psyche, we’re all the same inside.

This belief was further amplified when I joined Quote Ambition. Through the quotes I’ve read, collected, organized, and written about, I found that humans are resilient, creative, and compassionate.

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