Either you play the game or let the game play you and be that broke sucka talkin bout I stayed true

— J. Cole

Heartwarming Talkin quotations

Somtimes I regret [that debut album was titled "Bad Azz" ], because people take it the wrong way. Everybody got a bad ways, and I'm a 'Bad Ass'... whenever I'm not good, so that's what I'm talkin' about.

Look, you see those groups talkin' about negativity and anger, and they'd do that for two albums, and then you'd see them change up. I knew they couldn't do a Kurt Cobain on their whole career. You can't stay like that all the time. It's like when Hammer tried to go gangster. You can't be something that you're not.

I'm passionate about everything, like my family and friends.

Anybody I am talkin' to is gonna be bona fide real. There is no substitution for happiness. Period.

Sometimes I thank God for unanswered prayers.

Remember when you're talkin' to the man upstairs; that just because he doesn't answer doesn't mean he don't care. Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers

All this talkin' about eatin' is makin' me awful hungry.

I'll have two chili burgers with an order of fries, onion rings and a chocolate milk shake. And a Strawberry Ice Cream Sundae-with pickles.

Put this in your CD-ROM: www dot Canibus dot com.

You can find me on the Internet, talkin' to chicks That was sweatin' me off the 'Music Makes Me High' remix. I be talkin' mad trash, tryin to get 'em to laugh. See, if I click and drag long enough I'll get the ass.

I'm talkin' about a place where the beer flows like wine, where the women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. I'm talkin' about Aspen.

i usedta live in the world really be in the world free &

sweet talkin good mornin & thank-you & nice day uh huh i cant now i cant be nice to nobody nice is such a rip-off regular beauty & a smile in the street is just a set-up

It's important to go against the grain.

My favorite celebrity, across arts and sports and everything, is Muhammad Ali. And he was famous for speaking inflammatory things that were polarizing but also were important to building who he was as a man and his legacy. And in the end, he was right about most of the s... he was talkin' about.

When the sweet talkin's done, a man is a two face, a worrisome thing who'll leave you to sing the blues in the night.

Yes, Yes Yall, You know we talkin it all see how we bringing the street corner to Cargenie hall

You're like a dull knife, just ain't cuttin', just talkin' loud and saying nothing

I'm a menace to society, But girls in biker shorts are so fly to me.

After the date, I'mma want to do the wild thing... You're talkin' lobster? I'm thinkin' Burger King.

You're talkin' legit here.

She's a walkin', talkin' reason to live.

All The Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas Layin' In The Sun, Talkin' 'Bout The Things They Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda Done... But All Those Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas All Ran Away And Hid From One Little Did.

Some musicians play with their heart, you know what I mean? I don't know what to tell a person that can't - if you can't tell a person what you're talkin' about when they're rushin' or droppin' the tempo, you get somebody else.

People try to put us down (Talkin' 'bout my generation) Just because we get around (Talkin' 'bout my generation) Things they do look awful c-c-cold (Talkin' 'bout my generation) Hope I die before I get old.

I hear them n-ggas talkin sh-t, but there ain't that much that they can do.

Logically, when you talkin' about folk music and blues, you find out it's music of just plain people.

I'm talkin' about us, the new slaves, the people who love fashion.

I'm talking about us, you know? 'Cause I'm a slave to it. I love it.

You ain't learnin' nothin' when you're talkin'.

I call you once...you never dialed back. Twice...you never dialed back. Saturday morning, live, I'm on Soul Train, talkin' to Don Cornelius. Saturday night, my phone rings... Saturday night, I won't answer. Saturday night, my phone rings again... Saturday night, I don't answer.

I been talkin' with my buddy, and he thinks I'm virgin enough fer the two of us.

Just like heaven. Ever’body wants a little piece of lan’. I read plenty of books out here. Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land. It’s just in their head. They’re all the time talkin’ about it, but it’s jus’ in their head.

We have to promote a movie. It's just extraordinary that everybody I'm talkin' to loves this movie.

As far as anybody in the rap game ever tryin' to assassinate my character, that's impossible. You talkin' about a man who has always walked the walk and talked the talk.

I never worry 'cause people always try to categorize me.

"Oh, that's reggaeton." "Oh, he's a Latin rapper." "Oh, he's crunk." "Oh, he's a Southern rapper," or, "He's a club rapper." As long as they're listening to the music and they're talkin' about it, one way or the other, that means I'm doing something right.

I always had a Twitter account. I always had an Instagram account. I was always active on it, always spoke my mind. To me, it's really weird that I got so many followers and people that pay attention the way they do. It's hilarious, actually, because people didn't used to listen to me at all. I used to be like, "Does anybody hear me talkin'?"

When you're talkin' about a great man, you're not talking more than one person.

It's not about how many people are followin' you, it's about the fact that you're a great man, that's all it's about.

There are two singles I did with Noah Breakfast, ["Talkin Greezy" and "New Phone (Who Dis),"] which was a cool experience. So it's cool either way, I think. It depends on the relationship you have with the other person - not everybody is going to work the same way.

It's always funny to me when people meet me. They really think I'm from the East coast off top. When they get to talkin' to me, they go "Oh no, she's sooooo Southern"

Folks talk too fast, and don't understand what they talkin' about.

I like to think I'm just talkin' in my defense.