The energy in the daytime is so different because everyone is so unhappy and depressed and you can pick up on that energy psychokinetically. So I like to come out at night. Everything's settled, you can see more.— Kevin Gates
Lust Come Up quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
When you come up in the slums, having nothin make you humble
I had to make my own living and my own opportunity.
But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
If you sit back & spend too much time feeling good about what you did in the past, you're going to come up short next time
Even if there comes a time when you do not hear my voice, do not give up.
Do not despair. Do not stop fighting for your freedom until you have victory!
We've got a responsibility to live up to the legacy of those who came before us by doing all that we can to help those who come after us.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
The idea of 'talking white,' a lot of people grew up around that, just the idea that if you speak with proper diction and come off as educated that it's not black and that it's actually anti-black and should be considered only something that white people would do.
You can make the dream come true if you wake up and work.
If you don’t have a dream, then you have nothing to work for, nothing to get up in the morning for, no reason.. and no purpose to be. But friends we do have a dream and dreams do come true not because we keep believing but we keep working hard
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.
I live in the spirit of prayer. I pray as I walk about, when I lie down and when I rise up. And the answers are always coming.
I still believe that standing up for the truth of God is the greatest thing in the world. This is the end (purpose) of life. The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God, come what may.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
It's time for the bully pulpit of the White House to bring the gangstas in, put them around the table and let them know that if they don't come up with loan modifications and keep people in their homes that they've worked so hard for, we're gonna tax them out of business.
Before you come alive, life is nothing;
it 's up to you to give it a meaning, and value is nothing else but the meaning that you choose.
A whole new generation of Christians has come up believing that it is possible to 'accept' Christ without forsaking the world.
Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently.
We live in a highly competitive world - and we Indians have to struggle to catch up. So modesty is necessary, even if there is also a need for a certain amount of national pride. When it comes down to it, we have managed our country's economy poorly for long enough. There is really no reason to now think that we can conquer the world.
Every problem comes along with it's solution;
the bigger the problem, the bigger the testimony. Cheer up!
Real fearlessness is the product of tenderness.
It comes from letting the world tickle your heart, your raw and beautiful heart. You are willing to open up, without resistance or shyness, and face the world. You are willing to share your heart with others.
If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.
No. Don't never go looking for love girl. Just wait. It'll come. Like the rain fallin' from the heaven, it'll come. Just don't never give up on love.
The nature of a panther is that he never attacks.
But if anyone attacks or backs into a corner, the panther comes up to wipe that aggressor or that attacker out.
When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself.
When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It's not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It's up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I've left the opera house.
People tend to think that in order to start a new business they have to come up with something new and dazzling, but that's a myth - and it's often propagated by venture capitalists.
You're going to come across a lot of shitty band, and a lot of shitty people.
And if anyone of those people call you names beacause of what you look like or they don't accept you for who you are, I want you to look right at that motherf*****, stick up your middle finger, and scream F*** YOU!
Trust yourself. You have survived a lot and you will survive whatever is coming.
Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing.
And even if you don't come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they're having a piss.
I never could tell a joke. I just started talking to the audience, and when the drunks would yell, "Hey, when do the broads come on?" I got good at saying, "Relax. Clear your skin up first." They called me "the insult guy," but it's never mean-spirited. I'm just exaggerating everything about us and about life.
You didn't see me on television, you didn't see news stories about me.
The kind of role that I tried to play was to pick up pieces or put together pieces out of which I hoped organization might come. My theory is, strong people don't need strong leaders.
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.
Sometimes, if you're lucky, someone comes into your life who'll take up a place in your heart that no one else can fill, someone who's tighter than a twin, more with you than your own shadow, who gets deeper under your skin than your own blood and bones.
Be crumbled. So wild flowers will come up where you are. You have been stony for too many years. Try something different. Surrender.
What goes up must come down.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
I honestly didn't think miracles could ever come from my broken pieces, and I was disabled in fear that my dreams would always remain as dreams. Don't give up on you. Don't give up on God. Don't give up on love.
Home is home wherever you grow up generally speaking.
Unless you're one of those people who always wants to get out of a small town and do something bigger with your life, which I always did but I always wanted to come back, so home is home and its a great place for me to come back and escape the hustle and bustle of the life that I live.
A strong reputation is like a good bonfire.
When you have one kindled it's easy to keep the flame burning, even if someone comes along and tries to piss on it. But if you fall asleep and neglect it...You'll wake up with ashes.
Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn't matter whether you're the lion or a gazelle-when the sun comes up, you'd better be running.
When I was a kid, some of the guys would try to get me to hate white people for what they've been doing to Negroes, and for a while I tried real hard. But every time I got to hating them, some white guy would come along and mess the whole thing up.