110+ Nas Quotes On Hustle, Friends And Money

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Top 10 Nas Quotes (BEST)

  1. Everything will eventually come to an end, So try to savor the moment, cause time flies, don't it? The beauty of life, you gotta make it last for the better, Cause nothin' lasts forever.
  2. What you base your happiness around? Material, women, and large paper? That means you inferior, not major.
  3. If the truth is told, the youth can grow Then learn to survive until they gain control Nobody says you have to be gangstas, hoes Read more learn more, change the globe
  4. Play it cool, that's the old school rule man.
  5. No idea is original, there's nothing new under the sun, it's never what you do, but how it's done
  6. You lose money chasing women, never lose women chasing money...
  7. I never brag, how real i keep it, cause thats the best secret.
  8. My success symbolizes loyalty, great friends, Dedication, hard work, routine builds character. In a world full of snakes, rats and scavengers
  9. Just sitting in silence is one of the best things a man can do.
  10. Some seek fame cause they need validation, Some say hating is confused admiration.

Nas Image Quotes

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I never brag, how real i keep it, cause thats the best secret. — Nas

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Just sitting in silence is one of the best things a man can do. — Nas

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If you scared to take chances, you'll never have the answers... — Nas

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Niggas hate what they can't understand, fear what they can't conquer — Nas

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Respect all fear none my pride is everything — Nas

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I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death. — Nas

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"Never stop. Never settle." I believe in this message. — Nas

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Whats up with your motto? Will you lead? Will you follow? — Nas

Nas Short Quotes

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  • Niggas hate what they can't understand, fear what they can't conquer
  • I'm capable of anything, my imagination can give me wings
  • Born alone, die alone, no crew to keep my crown or throne
  • Every great person educates themselves.
  • Respect all fear none my pride is everything
  • I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.
  • You only have one first chance to make one first impression that lasts a lifetime.
  • Don't speak to fools, they scorn the wisdom of your words.
  • "Never stop. Never settle." I believe in this message.
  • Whats up with your motto? Will you lead? Will you follow?
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Nas Quotes On Life

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If you scared to take chances, you'll never have the answers... — Nas

Аll I need is one life, one try, one breath, I'm one man. What I stand for speaks for itself...they don't understand. — Nas

I know you think my life is good 'cause my diamond piece, But my life been good since I started finding peace. — Nas

When I made Illmatic, I was trying to make the perfect album. It comes from the days of Wild Style. I was trying to make you experience my life. I wanted you to look at hip-hop differently. I wanted you to feel that hip-hop was changing and becoming something more real. — Nas

Life is short is what some niggaz said; not if you measure life - by how one lives and what he did. — Nas

All I need is one mic . All I need is one life, one try, one breath, I'm one man. — Nas

No Ideas original - there is nothing new under the sun. — Nas

When I write a story, I just wanna tell you what's in my head. It can come from real life and then turn into fantasy, stuff just rhyming. And write about what you know. I just like to tell stories that have not been told or [told] from my perspective. — Nas

I'm a storyteller and the Bible is a bunch of stories about life and things that took place here on planet earth. It's a great example to use and a great reason to be happy about being a storyteller because the lessons of the land are always in stories. — Nas

Life is parallel to Hell but I must maintain and be prosperous, though we live dangerous. — Nas

Nas Quotes On Love

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The hardest thing is to forgive, but God does, even if you murdered or robbed, ya it's wrong, but God loves, take one step toward him he'll take two toward you, even when all else fails, God'll support you — Nas

Love the skinny model chicks but I prefer the thickness. — Nas

So many affluent men are faced with finding love problems. I'm sure beautiful, affluent women are faced with the same things sometimes. — Nas

I fell in love with words and I think that made my mom smile. I think that was cool for her. — Nas

I think most albums deserve a documentary because [an album] is a visual book. You don't have to read up on it because you can listen and watch the whole story. I would love to see lots of albums [become films.] — Nas

But uhh, a thug changes, and love changes and best friends become strangers, word up — Nas

Nas Quotes On Money

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My duration's infinite, money-wise or physiology. — Nas

I had been through, of course, the divorce and I had been hit with some taxes that really showed me to be careful who's working with you and your money, and you have to be the one that is responsible for your money - you can't trust anyone and I did and I ran into a problem. — Nas

To me, hip-hop's been dead for years. We all should know that. With that being said, then, the object of the game now is to make money off of exploiting it. That's what it's all about - get this money. That's basically what I'm saying. — Nas

It's foul what this money could do, cash corrupts the loyal. — Nas

Nas Famous Quotes And Sayings

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I never brag, how real i keep it, cause thats the best secret. — Nas

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Just sitting in silence is one of the best things a man can do. — Nas

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If you scared to take chances, you'll never have the answers... — Nas

It's a thin line between paper and hate, Friends and snakes, nine millis and thirty-eights, Hell or the pearly gates...I was destined to come, Predicted, blame God, He blew breath in my lungs. — Nas

I pledge allegiance to the fair and balanced truth. Not the biased truth, Not the liest truth, But the highest truth. — Nas

You can't please everybody. You['d] be crazy if you're trying to. So take some time out to do some things for yourself. — Nas

I don't respect killers, I respect O.G. knowledge, Codes of the streets got new rules, but no guidance. Lessons, detrimental to a young disciple; Folks, take care of your brothers, niggas do as I do. Keep your enemies close, where they can see you. It's not your enemy who get you, it's always your own people. — Nas

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Respect all fear none my pride is everything — Nas

Rule No. 1 is you can't be fake. If you're fake, you become a gimmick and you're selling a gimmick; a little gimmick is cool, this is entertainment. But when you base your stuff on mostly real stuff, you never run out of it because every day is a different adventure. — Nas

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I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death. — Nas

I talk about Africa and its meaning, being the birthplace of man and all that great history that's been erased and even hidden. I think it's my duty to be proud and to bring about the conversation that allows us to talk about the great history of my people. — Nas

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"Never stop. Never settle." I believe in this message. — Nas

In the past I had to deal with issues that hit me as a younger man. As a man who wasn't married who didn't really have the experience that I have now. Today I'm a different guy. — Nas

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Whats up with your motto? Will you lead? Will you follow? — Nas

The reason I want to be alone, is I'm tired of all the things that went wrong that would've went right if I had did 'em on my own — Nas

Always observe, watch, and talk to older people. — Nas

Mind's in another world thinking how can we exist through the facts — Nas

I'm the young city bandit, hold myself down singlehanded For murder raps, I kick my thoughts alone, get remanded Born alone, die alone, no crew to keep my crown or throne I'm deep by sound alone, caved inside in a thousand miles from home — Nas

Business, endorsements and things of that nature, I got into it kinda naturally. Those ventures materialised as a direct result of things that I was actually doing; all the partnerships have been organic and not necessarily etched out plans for monetary gain. — Nas

When you're a teenager, you want to meet a lot of girls - you want to get the most girls. You don't know anything about respect; you don't know anything about being faithful and loyal to your girlfriend. — Nas

Street's disciple, my raps are trifle. I shoot slugs from my brain just like a rifle. — Nas

...Shorty's laugh was cold-blooded as he spoke so foul, Only twelve tryin to tell me that he liked my style. Then I rose, wiping the blunt's ash from my clothes, Then froze, only to blow the herb smoke through my nose. — Nas

Failure is not an option, and I always felt like I'm a man who doesn't have regrets, and I don't live with excuses. I can't take excuses. — Nas

I don't meditate. Silence is golden though. — Nas

Whose world is this? The world is yours. — Nas

You got a handful of great guys - Ne-Yo, R. Kelly, Usher. You have a handful of great female artists. But for the most part the music world's changing and change is good. You have to make adjustments if you want to survive in that world. — Nas

Hip-hop is such an amazing thing that kids still want to do it. They're not saying, "Ugh, that's the old people's music." No, they're younger than they've ever been that want to get into hip-hop music. — Nas

And the stuff that I write, is even tougher than dykes. — Nas

I got the opportunity to meet people all over the world. Brilliant women, tall women, short women, slim women, thick women, you name it. But, I don't meet them. I have the opportunities to and it's a little bit - I'm a little shy, so I don't meet them and I don't know who's right for me. — Nas

That buck that bought a bottle could have struck the lotto — Nas

Let the music diffuse all the tension. — Nas

All I need is one mic One beat, one stage One ni%$a frontin' my face on the front page Only if I had one gun, one girl and one crib One god to show me how to do things his son did. — Nas

Vocabulary spills I'm ill. — Nas

You ni**az get me sick, wannabe soundin like you know my arithmetic... but we don't sound alike — Nas

My skin is an art gallery right, with paintings and crucifixes hoping to save me from all the dangers in the music business — Nas

Freedom or jail clips inserted, a baby's being born/ Same time a man is murdered, the beginning and end. — Nas

I wanted to say what wasn't being said. I wanted to give people a real story. I wanted people to know people like me exist in the world. — Nas

Hip-hop artist, especially the older ones, are the ones who new hip-hop was a worldwide phenomenon before the mainstream caught on, so hip-hop artists are forward thinkers. We want to stay with the new. — Nas

At one point, the old school club retires and you're next up to bat, but if you stop before your time, you will see someone else live your dream. — Nas

I'm a firm believer that we all meet up in eternity Just hope the big man show me some courtesy. — Nas

Me and hip-hop have a relationship that has nothing to do with no other rapper, no matter where you from or nothing. Every n*gga got his own personal relationship with hip-hop and this is mine. — Nas

I'm inspired by people like Nelson Mandela. Can you imagine - you know how racist America was back then - imagine how racism was in South Africa when he had to stand up and say what he had to say. That's bravery beyond comprehension. — Nas

I sip the Dom P watching Gandhi til I'm charged - writing in my book of rhymes, all the words past the margin — Nas

There needs to be structures in place to do something about misrepresentation about hip hop. When awards are given out and the media talk about hip hop, they're confused because they haven't done their homework on it so you have a case where there's an award for the most pop song in the world and it's called 'hip hop'. — Nas

I'm proud to be an American, no matter what. But Amercian culture is stale, you know wha I'm saying ? We keep regurgitating the same sh*t. And it ain't exciting. I seen it from when I was a kid watching the whole sh*t. The sh*t was exciting to me. — Nas

You're supposed to be who you are. You're supposed to make music that is true to you. — Nas

You can't count a man out because one record went different direction. You gotta count the things that scored, not the misses. — Nas

I just appreciate what Andre 3000 has done musically - just the bravery. I think Andre 3000 may be one of the bravest artists in rap music. — Nas

If you really believe in yourself and your music that much, you're gonna do your thing, regardless what people say. — Nas

America is a melting pot for all different groups of people, historically. And it's rare that the story of all of these people will be told in the history books. So I always felt I had to find out my history for myself and research my roots. — Nas

If the virgin Mary had an abortion, I'd still be carried in a chariot of stampeding horses. — Nas

I've met a lot of people and happened to inspire a lot of people who I'm in conversation with about business. It's just how things are going for me and it's great, but music is always going to be number one for me. — Nas

I didn't really do many business ventures throughout my career because I would have an idea and then before I'd have a chance to make something of it, I'd see someone else do it. I just liked to watch my fellow artists become entrepreneurs and be people who can inspire the next generation. I did that more with my songs. — Nas

People have stopped battling in hip hop, in the primitive sense, and the focus of the competitive element has shifted to the music. It's less about bragging and more about being the best lyrically and poetically. — Nas

It's not just hip-hop that's dead. Mostly every form of American music is dead. It's been dead. R&B isn't really good. — Nas

I lay puzzle as I backtrack to earlier times, Nothing's equivalent to the New York state of mind — Nas

I guess entertainment means blatantly lyin' — Nas

There was a lot of negative that was put on rappers for using the word, and I feel like we're just misunderstood. Most of us are; some of us is just plain wack. — Nas

I used to keep a dictionary and work with it and then I realized there are more words that exist in the English language than there are in this dictionary. — Nas

I rap for listeners, blunt heads, fly ladies and prisoners — Nas

Big up to Flex. Stop taking so much cizock in his mizouth. — Nas

I expect the hip-hop audience to be avant garde. I want them to be where I'm at or beyond where I'm at. — Nas

Through the lights cameras and action, glamour glitters and gold I unfold the scroll, plant seeds to stampede the globe. — Nas

Props is a true thug's wife. — Nas

Jamaican music can be aggressive, soulful, smooth and exciting all at once - just like hip-hop. At the same time, there's nothing like Jamaica in the United States. Jamaica is its own thing. — Nas

I don't kill soloists only kill squads — Nas

My first record - it was 1991. I was 16 years old. My first album came out when I was 20. So, I've been here that long and I still have the passion to do it. — Nas

I'm sure we're gonna meet some bumps in the road, but if it's meant to be it will happen. — Nas

I want to sound like an instrument. I want my voice and my words to marry the beat. I go with the rhythm of it and the words start to come to my mind and those words could be based on things that's been on my mind for the past year, the past month, the past week, whatever; I write it. — Nas

Use your own intuition. You are tomorrow. — Nas

It hurts to see anybody in pain, if you've got any kind of heart. — Nas

Much success to you, even if you wish me the opposite. — Nas

You know the block was ill as a youngster Every night it was like a, cop would get killed body found in the dumpster — Nas

You don't want to disappoint. Especially someone like me who's been out of music for years and hasn't had an album in like, four years. — Nas

Hip hop started in NY so it's important that New Yorkers realise that to talk about NY music and its sound should not be a small-minded conversation. Music is supposed to evolve. It's supposed to be going through changes, it's not supposed to sound exactly the same as what it did when it started. NY hip hop has to be allowed to move on and grow and expand. — Nas

The Internet made the world smaller, so it's easier for people to hear your music. You don't necessarily need a radio record. — Nas

Sunlight and seeing something that was a thought become a thing and materialize - that makes me come alive. — Nas

Used to ride with him to Brooklyn, Lewis and Halsey, co chocolate thai, vernon style and burn it down — Nas

The greatest sin is fear and giving up. — Nas

On the reals, all these crab niggaz know the deal, When we start the revolution, all they'll probably do is squeal. — Nas

I think hip hop allows us to talk about everything, and Africa is what I choose to talk about now. If people are not talking about Africa, that's them, that's cool, there's nothing wrong with that. But this is who I am, this is what I have to say, this is what I have to offer. — Nas

I want to sound like an instrument. I want my voice and my words to marry the beat. — Nas

Realize, how many classics I gave you/Perhaps if you think back you'll realize that I made you — Nas

Life Lessons by Nas

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  1. Nas has taught us the importance of staying true to yourself and your roots, even when faced with adversity.
  2. He has also shown us the power of storytelling and how it can be used to convey powerful messages and inspire others.
  3. Lastly, he has demonstrated the power of music to bring people together and create a sense of community.

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