Refuse to give up, your mistakes don't define you. They don't dictate where you're headed, they remind you.

— T.I.

The most floundering T.I. quotes that are simple and will have a huge impact on you

Never mind what haters say, ignore them 'til they fade away.


All you can do is handle it, worst thing you can do is panic.

Use it to your advantage, avoid insanity, manage to conquer ever obstacle, make impossible possible. Even when winning's illogical, losing is still far from optional.


Even when winnin's illogical, losin's still far from optional


You can't go through the kinds of things I've gone through, as much as I have, without re-evaluating yourself and making adjustments. And you can't endure these horrendous circumstances without developing a certain level of strength and wisdom.


Im going to always rise above the doubt that may exist about me.


Let the losers worry about losin.


I'm by no means a perfect human being.

I experience more than half of my life perpetuating darkness. That was because I was dropped in a place of darkness and expected to find a way out.


It is a lot of responsibility. But I enjoy being a father. Thats one of the best parts of my life. I feel like, man, thats one of the greatest things Ive got going on, being a father.


Nobody is gonna love you like you.


You are not defined by your environment unless you allow yourself to be.


Im either running from life or im just waiting to die im the supplier or fire if you chasing a high.


The possibilities of success are limitless, as long as you're willing to put the work in.


About T.I.

Quotes 105 sayings
Profession Rapper
Birthday September 25, 1980

You're gonna be your best salesman. If you don't sell yourself, nobody else is gonna have a better time with it than you. You've gotta get up for it, every day.


This is a time where fashion and style go against what I would rather do myself.

So I have to pick and choose from people that share my enthusiasm when it comes to certain things.


Man, I'm a conspiracy theorist by nature.

You can't experience the federal penal system and not be somewhat skeptical.


I want to do things that shock people.

I think that persona attributes more to the roles that other people may consider me for, rather than the ones I consider for myself.


If we continue to devalue ourselves we cannot realistically expect respect from others.


I always tried to work hard and stay focused, and just use one opportunity to contribute to the next.


A responsibility to be a role model as a father yes, as a man, as a public figure, yes. That responsibility just leads me to do what I feel is right and to conduct myself with the moral standards, principles, and integrity that were instilled in me by my family.


I know what it's like to feel hopeless and to feel like you're not good enough just because of where you're from. I know what it's like to be profiled and to be abused by the police. I know what it's like to be racially profiled, treated unjustly and abused by the police just because of how you look.


As long as there's a demand for gangsta rap, it will be supplied.


If you want to take what I've learned and use it to your advantage, just listen and you won't have to go through it.


If I think of something, half-way into it, I can throw it in there and it won't be so far down the line that it would be insignificant. However, I also like to completely focus on something for a certain period of time, and then be able to move on to something else.


I can only hope that one day soon we'll understand our true economic buying power by investing in our own communities and putting our money into businesses that keep our dollars in our community.


Producing a film is more unfamiliar territory.

Although producing an album and overseeing artists is a task within itself. But film is unfamiliar territory so, here and now, that's more difficult.


I think, in comedy, timing is everything.

You and I could tell the same joke, but if one of our timing is off, it won't be as funny. You've gotta know when to deliver your punch-lines.


MTV has always given artists a platform to get their stories and music out to their fans and this series reveals the unknown side of T.I.-one of the world's greatest artists at the most precarious time in his life.


We are the benefactors of too much sacrifice and blood, sweat and tears to allow petty differences and trivial discrepancies to continue to separate and divide US, while we are being used, exploited and conquered.


I dont care what you do fo you respect, but i would die for mine


I wasn't nervous at all. I applied the same amount of efforts to the love scenes as I did to the skating and the acting and everything else.


While there's currently great turmoil, there is even greater opportunity for US to work together to transform our community. Far too many of our children are fatherless, far too many of our mothers are standing in the prison waiting rooms and far too many of our young people feel hopeless.


I don't think there's anything wrong with sitting down with people as long as you understand that there are needs to be met and purposes to be served.


My fist so rocky and and wrist so icy, Might be, thrown off my rocker just slightly, Feisty, claimin' hot temper don't ignite me, I'm only gonna ask ya find the exit once politely


Our obsession with material things and lack of self-worth is evident in our need for an abundance of momentary luxuries and must-have amenities that have no true value for real, man. And I mean, we do it just to impress people that could care less if your children or your children's children have anything left to show for your life after you gone.


We've somehow allowed ourselves to think it's okay to neglect and abandon our responsibility to ourselves and to our community. Everything cannot be blamed on the system.


Whatever column you fall in - Christian, gay, straight, Black, White - there is no world where people exist that are exactly like you. No one group of people can righteously rule the world. There will be people who differ in opinion, and even in that difference of opinion, we must respect each other.


We should not live one more day ignoring the sh** that suffocates and strangles US keeping US imprisoned in our own communities.


The one thing we all have in common is that we're human.

Why pay more attention to the things that make us different over the things that bring us together?


It is imperative for US to parent our children and educate them outside of the school systems, as our education system was not designed to lift US out of oppression.


I think you have to drop an album to truly see the effects of your following.


Life experience makes the best music.

That's the thing that nobody else can offer. Nobody else can offer my life. I have a life that is fit for movies, music, and so forth. Nobody else can give that.


All the hatin just fuels to my fire.


I aint dead, I aint done, I ain't scared, I aint run, no matter what, no matter what, Still I stand


If we don't acknowledge and accept where we are failing, then we'll never do the work that it takes to make it right for US.


Everyone has something to sell. The greatest thing you can ever sell is an idea or talent.


As far as from a standpoint of success, the only person who is in a position to make a claim like that sort [for the 'King Of The South' title] would be Lil Wayne - as far as success from a numbers standpoint. As far as longevity and success, that's the only person I feel like can say that.


I'm not as serious of a person as people make me out to be.

Most people would think that I would be less successful in comedy, but I can crack a joke as well as anyone else.


You ain't gotta be a dope boy to have money.


We have been underserved, underprivileged and unfortunate for far too long.

There are no more excuses. It's not enough to have limited progress and allow our expectations and sense of purpose to evaporate. So, if that means we must sacrifice some nights at the club and give up buying the latest designer handbags and sneakers... well then damn, so be it.