70 Rick Ross Quotes on Music, Life, and Business

Whether you’re a fan or not, these 70 Rick Ross quotes are sure to give you your daily dose of inspiration, wisdom, and motivation!

Rick Ross is famous for his deep voice and lyrics about hustling and street life. And, in a way, his messages might be influenced by his experiences as a corrections officer. 

There’s no doubt that his hits have affected millions of fans worldwide, but Rick Ross is not only a big name in the rap industry; he is also a successful businessman.

Aside from his own music label, he also owns several food franchises and other businesses.

Check out the complete list of quotes about his life, business, and career below.

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Best Rick Ross Quotes

1. “I realized that my success comes from doing the things I love most.”

2. “Every boss started as a worker.”

3. “Every day, I’m hustlin’.”

4. “Every day is a new opportunity to reach that goal.”

5. “Regardless of how it goes down, life goes on.”

6. “I just take everything one at a time and make sure everything I do is the best.”

7. “You gotta judge a man by his principles.”

8. “Ambition is priceless. It’s something that’s in your veins.”

9. “How many people you bless, is how you measure your success.”

10. “I’m very versatile and there’s nothing I really regret in my life. I’m excited with who I am and I’m just going to keep riding the wave.”

11. “Being your best can only enhance your personal performance.”

12. “If you’re a hater we make you scared to show your face. It’s called success.”

13. “I believe everybody’s got the right to live their own life the way they want to.”

14. “I may not be a role model, but I most definitely could be motivation for a lot of people in the hoods.”

15. “At the end of the day, I’m the biggest boss. I’m self-made.”

Famous Rick Ross Quotes

16. “I’m building a dream with elevators in it.”

17. “These haters can’t hold me back.”

18. “Forget yesterday, live for today. Tomorrow will take care of itself.”

19. “I’m from where your hustle determines your salary.”

20. “Being dead broke is the root of all evil.”

21. “My mom’s a hustler. She is a grinder.”

22. “I’m a hustler. I’m the boss.”

23. “Miami is a party city, a go-fast city.”

24. “Some of my best friends are white.”

25. “Watching dudes come up is one of my biggest joys.”

26. “As an artist, you find at different times you want to do different things.”

27. “When someone mentions my name because they’re attacking someone that I’m close with, it’s my problem now.”

28. “When you walk in a room, the room should feel that this guy’s different. What does he do? Who is he? And that’s confidence, not cockiness.”

29. “I believe in building your foundation—if your foundation is not rich, then you are far from rich.”

30. “Woman is the most precious gift known to man.”

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Inspirational Rick Ross Quotes to Help You Keep Hustling

31. “Some experiences can give you a chip on your shoulder, but they also teach you the value of independence and looking out for yourself.”

32. “Every day, the approach to life changes. And that’s what music is all about to me.”

33. “Really, every day is the perfect day to boss up. Every day that you wake up is a perfect day to boss up. It’s all about continuing to put one foot in front of the next. That’s what it’s about. Whatever you think you’re going through, just put one foot in front of the next.”

34. “Are you the person who just wakes up, puts your T-shirt on, and runs out of the house? Or do you wake up an hour early, get your mental notes together, fix you a little coffee, prepare yourself for the day, and try to do something really great? It begins with you.”

Powerful Rick Ross Quotes on Life

35. “I’m single, I’m enjoying life. Being a boss. Like all true bosses, one day you gotta give it up.”

36. “With me being an artist that took over a decade to get on, there are so many different things that I have in common with artists that are struggling to get on.”

37. “There may be some difficulties during a period of adjustment. Specifically, picking up their life again and making their own truly independent decisions.”

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Rick Ross Quotes About Music

38. “I usually have an idea that I want to build on and let the music take me where I wanna go.”

39. “I like to write music for fun. That’s my hustle, my grind, my means of stayin’ alive, and it’s also my recreation, too.”

40. “When I make music and I’m talking on records, it’s like I’m painting a picture. In my mind, I’m seeing a film.”

41. “It’s pretty much a given known fact in the industry that before I was successful, I wrote for other artists.”

42. “I’m fortunate enough to socialize with some of the greatest musicians around.”

43. “I do see a lot of young artists who write records or sacrifice records because there are a lot of older artists who are preoccupied; they don’t have as much time as they used to to be in the studio.”

44. “When you face obstacles or go through different phases, I always rely on my music. I depend on my music, my teammates. So at the end of the day, having incredible music, for me, would keep me in the space I want to be as an artist.”

45. “I ain’t makin’ music for the media. I make music for the people in the streets—that want a street level of entertainment. I’m makin’ music because I have the streets to feed.”

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Rick Ross Quotes That Zoom in on His Success

46. “I’ve been fortunate enough to experience financial success on a large scale through both my music career and my many business ventures. With this type of financial success comes financial responsibility.”

47. “A boss is all about good business, so start with everything that you can control and you can turn up that costs you nothing, then lay all the knobs out, look at all the controls, all the remotes, and just turn them all up. It don’t cost you anything.”

48. “I believe I’ve always been so successful on the Black market for a lot of different reasons.”

49. “I remember when I couldn’t afford to eat like this. It was ramen noodles and the San Francisco Treat. Dessert? Get you a honey bun and put a slice of cheese on it. Put it in the microwave for 45 seconds and you had the gift of a lifetime.”

50. “I created MMG years ago. My desire was to create a space where the most talented artists in the world could be nurtured and supported. With that came a commitment. I vowed to support these artists through the good and the bad.”

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Clever Rick Ross Quotes About Money

51. “Money doesn’t make me—I make the money.”

52. “There’s always money to get.”

53. “It’s a new year, new year, new money, money!”

54. “I’m making my money make money.”

55. “Living fast where it’s all about the money bags? Never front.”

56. “As artists, we are blessed to be able to make money but, on the same note, are held accountable for our federal tax obligations just like everyone else.”

Rick Ross Quotes on the Importance of Family

57. “My kids love me. I’m blessed.”

58. “I keep my family involved in all business.”

59. “Momma gettin’ older feelin’ pains In her shoulder. I gotta stay focused and remain a little soldier.”

60. “I really savor the times of me and all my best friends and family members getting together.”

61. “I’d never trade my old girl for all the money in the world. I’d never trade my daughter Toya for all the money in the world. I’d never trade my only boy for all the money in the world. I put my last name first!”

62. “My father wasn’t there the majority of the time. My father, someone who I always honored and looked up to, had been in the military; he had been to war. I would hear stories about different experiences he went through, but as I got older, my father moved away.”

Funny Rick Ross Quotes to Make You Smile

63. “Love is for free, just expensive to shop.”

64. “Am I really just a narcissist, ‘cause I woke up to a bowl of lobster bisque?”

65. “My father watched all the ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Star Wars’ that you could imagine, along with the martial arts. So I was into all that as a youngster, and I always rooted for the bad guy.”

66. “Being a big guy, you face certain challenges. Over time, though, women found excuses to find me attractive.”

67. “I won’t sing to you like Chris and Ne-Yo, but I’m fresher than a stick of deo.”

More Rick Ross Quotes

68. “I feel like I can make records where, you know, I can get in the alley and exchange bars with Styles P, but I can also get in the studio and create a classic with Rihanna.”

69. “If you’re a battle rapper on the block, the emcee battle challenger, not writing your rhymes could really hurt you. When you’re an artist where maybe the focus is really the talent and the different things you bring to the game, I believe it’s more understandable.”

70. “It’s absolutely fun to walk around and have people respect you. When Michael Jackson did Thriller, I was in the park one day, and a girl came up to me and said, ‘Man, the only people they talk about around here are Michael Jackson and you.’ It was pretty flattering to be considered in the same light as the king of pop in my area.”

How Did These Rick Ross Quotes Affect the Way You View Life?

William Leonard Roberts II, better known as Rick Ross, is a rapper and entrepreneur. He first went by the stage name, Teflon Da Don, before changing it to Rick Ross in the mid-2000s. In 2009, this talented man also established his own music label, Maybach Music Group.

Despite facing many setbacks, Rick Ross remains an inspiration to his fans. Through his music, he never fails to remind them of the importance of making sound decisions and never giving up on their dreams.

Rick Ross admitted to being involved in drugs in the past, but he is now more responsible and inspires other aspiring artists. We hope that these Rick Ross quotes were able to push you to keep hustling and grinding for your life goals. Remember that you have the power within you to live the life you want!

Which of these Rick Ross quotes is your favorite? Please, leave them in the comments area below.

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