I've gone seventy-nine hours without sleep, creating. When that flow is going, it's almost like a high. You don't want it to stop. You don't want to go to sleep for fear of missing something.

— Dr. Dre

The most whopping Dr. Dre quotes that will activate your desire to change

Try to be the king, but the ace is back.


Clear communication. Respect. A lot of laughter. And a lot of orgasms. That's what makes a marriage work.


When I'm lovin' these hoes, there ain't no love involved.


Those who are quiet will always cause riots.


Never let me slip cuz if I slip then I'm slippin'.


I apologize to the women I’ve hurt.

I deeply regret what I did and know that it has forever impacted all of our lives.


I just want to get my music out and make sure that it's heard in the right way.


I'm expressin' with my full capabilities, And now I'm livin in correctional facilities. Cause some don't agree with how I do this, I get straight and meditate like a Buddhist.


I always loved the way music made me feel.

I did sports at school and all, but when I got home, it was just music. Everybody in my neighborhood loved music. I could jump the back fence and be in the park where there were ghetto blasters everywhere.


It's always been difficult to make a good record.

To be perfectly honest with you, it's really about the person that's pushing the buttons. No matter what type of equipment you have, you still have to have a certain talent to be able to make a good record.


They wanna hang us, see us dead, or enslave us, keep us trapped in the same place we raised in. Then they wonder why we act so outrageous, run around stressed out and pull out gauges.


I've gotten my personal life all the way intact and made sure that it's straight. Without that, you have no foundation. Your building is going to crumble.


About Dr. Dre

Quotes 61 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

People are always coming up to me, thinking I've got some magic wand that can make them a star and I want to tell them that no one can do that. Making hit records is not that easy. But it took me time to realize that myself.


I'm gonna try and change the course of hip hop again.


I can take a three-year-old and make a hit record with him.


In fact, I would advise against anyone doing reality shows. I won't be doing 'X Factor' just yet.


I've looked at pictures that my mom has of me, from when I was four years old at the turntable. I'm there, reaching up to play the records. I feel like I was bred to do what I do. I've been into music, and listening to music and critiquing it, my whole life.


I'm high off the indo creepin' with the quickness to the cut, bust one to his head while he munches on that donut.


Snoop Doggy Dogg paged, that must mean more hoes.


Children listen, I'm trying to tell you something good, don't get caught up in the hood.


I want to set the record straight for everybody who's been waiting to hear my music. The song that's out on the internet is an incomplete song that I'm still working on. When it's ready, you'll be hearing it from me.


I bring terror like Stephen King, A black Casanova, runnin niggaz over like Christine


I ain't a thug - how much Tupac in you you got?


I got Ice Cube his start. I also launched Eazy-E.


I wanted to be sure that my donation did two things: went directly into the hands of hurricane victims and that it was an amount that could really impact their lives and make a difference.


Before now, I've always taken my mixes out to the car and listened to them in the parking lot. I still do that, but more so now I'm listening to it on the Beat box, and I think people should give it at least a listen and check it out and see what it is.


I just took some ecstasy, ain't no tellin' what the side effects could be.


I'd rather deal with Tipper than Bush. He's trying to kill everybody in jail.


You got to realise that when I was 20 years old, I had a house, a Mercedes, a Corvette and a million dollars in the bank before I could buy alcohol legally.


Engineering and mixing are absolutely key.

Once a song is done, for me personally, it's usually two or three days to get the mix down.


Everything in my life has been about sound and making music, so Beats represents just that - the improvement of sound and the dedication to everything I've been doing from the day I started.


Name a sexual disease, she got it like Sam Goody.


It's always weird when people approach me to make an investment.

I tell them, 'I don't need any more money. I'm good.' Then I wait for their expression. That part is entertaining, because people look at you like you're crazy when you say you don't need any more money. Who says that?


If you work at rap and look at it as an art, the money will come.

But if you try to get the money, it'll just always be shallow.


The record business. It’s exactly what it is-Record-Busin ess. You have to take care of both, or they won’t take care of you.


I'm never gonna stop music, it's like air to me.


I love the new technology. New things give you a reason to want to go to the studio. New challenges mean you have to keep up, you know?


I don't even listen to the records after they come out.

It's outlawed in my house. My wife and my kids can't play any of my music around me. Once it comes out, for me, it's just business. Numbers.


People aren't hearing all the music.


If there were no guns, we couldn't talk about it, .

.. You turn on TV, you see soldiers marching with guns. We only talk about things that's happening.


Everything that I do is for sound goals.

It comes from my gut. When I'm sitting in the studio, a mix isn't done till I feel it in my gut.


I've got more class than most.


Anyone that's trying to do something to improve sound... that's all good.


BSB are my personal favorites.


Mission accomplished, we didn't have any problems as far as violence goes.


My mother got pregnant with me at the age of fifteen. This was '64, and unheard of at that time.


It's entertaining to watch somebody break my music down or explain what he thinks I was thinking during the process of making these records. Because... he has no idea.


I believe in reincarnation, and I believe I've lived quite a few lives.


It ain't that I'm too big to listen to the rumors, It's just that I'm too damn big to pay attention to 'em.