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I'm a hustler, baby; I sell water to a well!
JAY-Z
And all you other cats throwin' shots at Jigga, | You only get half a bar: fuck y'all niggaz.
JAY-Z
I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man!
JAY-Z
The best thing Jay-Z ever taught me was patience.
RITA ORA
I'm a fan of Jay-Z, I'mma always be a fan of Jay-Z.
T-PAIN
I'm cool with Jay-Z. Jay-Z is genuinely my friend.
DRAKE
Only God can judge me so I'm gone, either love me or leave me alone.
JAY-Z
Remember when Jay-Z wore a Che Guevara T-shirt? Nobody knew who Che was. Then Jay-Z wears it, and it...
LAMAR ODOM
I like Jay Z, Journey, and Kings of Leon.
ALEX RODRIGUEZ
People think because I've got some success, I've made it, but in my eyes it's like, '...
J. COLE
No rapper in the world from Jay-Z to Tupac to Biggie has 100 percent love on everything they do.
J. COLE
I have been a fan of Versace for so long, watching people like Biggie, Puff, Jay-Z.
FRENCH MONTANA
The prison-industrial complex, poverty, and the school system has more effect on a young black male ...
JOHN LEGEND
Jay Z and President Bush have a lot in common, that same brash confidence.
SAUL WILLIAMS
[Jay-Z, 29, is accused of attacking Lance] Un ... more than once in the back with a knife.
Q-TIP
I must say, I've been in the studio with Jay Z, dog... I thought the freestyle thing was a myth....
TRAVIS SCOTT
There's Jay-Z, who morphs a certain street hustler's cool and indifference into CEO extravag...
MICHAEL PATERNITI
To get the adrenaline pumping between events - or to help me switch off, Jay Z, the Roots and Drake ...
JESSICA ENNIS
Brandy is one of my favorite vocalists. Jay-Z is my favorite emcee outside of Biggie.
RICO LOVE
Speaking out against rap music is useless, and it's futile. The reality is there's criticism...
MICHAEL ERIC DYSON
Dirty martinis and music - that's the big motto in our family. We get the booze going, and the m...
MATT HARVEY
My favorite artists are Kanye West, Jay Z, the Fugees, Lauryn Hill, Destiny's Child.
BEBE REXHA
I'd like to collaborate with Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige.
ROBIN THICKE
The Fort Minor record is all about getting back to basics in Hip-Hop, both sonically and for me pers...
MIKE SHINODA
The Fort Minor record is all about getting back to basics in Hip-Hop, both sonically and for me pers...
MIKE SHINODA
Biggie Smalls, Jay-Z, Nas, Eminem, Big L, Tupac. That was, like, my top five, generally.
KEVIN GATES
Jay-Z ain't a manager; he owns a management company. He been through this; he been through the g...
MEEK MILL
Jay Z wasn't great when 2pac and Biggie was alive.
FUTURE
I grew up listening to Jay-Z, and I think the first time I really became obsessed with learning and ...
EZRA KOENIG
Jay-Z and L.A. Reid are really backing me up right now,
CHRISTINA MILIAN
It may have been Jay Davis' best game here.
CHUCK AMATO
I listen to music - Lady Gaga, Kanye, Jay-Z, the Beatles, Robert Plant - while I'm walking down ...
IVANKA TRUMP
On the radio there's only a certain amount of artists: Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kanye, T-Pain, Lil Wayne,...
Q-TIP
The most violent rap music is the most popular music. You can't remove it from the clubs. It (Anthon...
ANDREAS HALE
In order to be good rap music, it's expected to have violence. Kinder, gentler rap music is not cele...
EUGENE HALTON
In the great tradition of rap records, it's an answer to the list Rolling Stone did in every way,
CRAIG MARKS
What's important is that people realize that I can't be put into a box musically. I've s...
TREY SONGZ
We told him to listen to Jay-Z and Mike Jones, ... I mean, he already liked Usher and Alicia Keys.
VINCE YOUNG
I've liked rap music for 10, 15 years,
JIM SHERIDAN
I don't like rap music at all. I don't think it's music. It's just a beat and rapping.
NINA SIMONE
Charlie Daniels has left an indelible mark on American music ... because of his lifelong pursuit of ...
DEL BRYANT
I don't like rap music at all. I don't think it's music. It's just a beat and rapping.
NINA SIMONE
Jay-Z called me onstage during my song that I produced for 'Watch the Throne?' That was surr...
HIT-BOY
One of the great things about rap music... it leaves a lot to be desired, as far as I'm concerned, m...
GRAHAM NASH
One of the great things about rap music... it leaves a lot to be desired, as far as I'm concerned, m...
GRAHAM NASH
No, I can't do rap music!
DOLLY PARTON
Obviously, Jay-Z is one of the greatest entertainers of the world today. Not only is he a remarkable...
MICHAEL ERIC DYSON
A lot of rap music can get repetitive.
BRANTLEY GILBERT
Jay-Z is like a rap-savant, he doesn't have to write the rhymes down, he can create complex raps...
ICE T
I often thought that if there had been a good rap group around in those days, I might have chosen a ...
RICHARD MILHOUS NIXON
The boot has been shared between the U.S. and Mexico. If you think of the boot as the Southwest, it ...
JENNIFER JUNE
Tahiti has been spoiled for many years, but Bali is one of the few cultures with origins in one of t...
ARTHUR ERICKSON
He better call Becky with the good hair.
BEYONCé KNOWLES
Jay has been valuable in the growth of KKZN not only on-air but because of his personal-appearance w...
JERRY BELL
Popular music has always been rooted in the blues, whether it's Adele or Led Zeppelin or Sam Coo...
L.A. REID
in the best tradition of democracy.
CONDOLEEZZA RICE
Her story will bridge the gap that people feel exists between the cultures she has lived in.
JUDITH REGAN
[Rap and hip hop today] come across ... the same way that jazz was embraced by the [Lost] Generation...
BILL FERRIS
(Co-sponsoring) gives access to different populations and has created a bridge between ideas and cul...
LILLIAN CASILLAS
Licorice root has been used for medicinal purposes in many cultures for thousands of years.
J. KAVIN KELP
Rap music is the only vital form of music introduced since punk rock.
KURT COBAIN
Swag defines an artist, period. Lil Wayne has his super-tattooed pierces and dreads swag. Jay-Z has ...
SOULJA BOY
I love rap music. I used to love that rapper from the '60s - Bob Marley.
SEN DEANNA HANNA
I love rap music. I used to love that rapper from the '60s - Bob Marley.
SEN DEANNA HANNA
The great divide is not between faiths, but one between intolerant zealots of any tradition and the ...
NICHOLAS KRISTOF
At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard t...
MAURICE MAETERLINCK
The most popular rap artists aren't supposed to be rapping about being broke.
DANNY BROWN
Maybe 10 or 12 popular artists have been introduced into popular music since the show's debut, and i...
BARRY JECKELL
Historically, black music has influenced other cultures and other genres and created other genres.
MIGUEL
In these remote corners, I have discovered a center point, where East met West, and although there h...
LIAO YIWU
Without music, life would be meaningless. -Jay Vin Foong
JAY VIN FOONG
Without music, life would be meaningless. -Jay Vin Foong
JAY VIN FOONG
The rap on Obama has been that he is a little too cool and aloof. The rap on Romney may be that he i...
DAVID HORSEY
The Army War College has been a tradition in central Pennsylvania for years.
BILL SHUSTER
The whole path of American music has been so much about the recognition of stylistic diversity, and ...
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS
It has been a tradition now for quite some time.
JOVAN PRINTERS
I have been skeptical, sometimes, about the importance of rap music, which I think is a capitalistic...
RAOUL PECK
Country music has always been the best shrink that 15 bucks can buy.
DIERKS BENTLEY
When you've been raised in care, rap music isn't just about guns and sexism. They're tal...
SAMANTHA MORTON
I guess hip-hop has been closer to the pulse of the streets than any music we've had in a long t...
QUINCY JONES
The thing that I like that is very popular is a sparkling wine called Jay, by Jordan Vintners out of...
JIM LAUGHLIN
I think the greatest hip-hop artist of all time is Jay-Z, without a doubt. He just keeps amazing me ...
JOHN CENA
I am obsessed with rap music - it's such a big part of my life.
RANDALL PARK
Don't expect to hear Western classical music! This is music that is bright and colorful in instrumen...
ELENA DUBINETS
A page has been opened on the path to modernization.
BERNARD ACCOYER
I hate rap music, which to me sounds like a bunch of angry men shouting, possibly because the person...
DAVE BARRY
The sad thing is that people are going to think this is a reflection of rap music. But it's not a re...
DAVID BANNER
There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that rap music spurs violence.
JOHN NORTON
Europe in general is a great place for me, but specifically Germany has been very good to me. German...
LINDSEY STIRLING
I come from where Mike Tyson came from. I come from right across the street from Jay-Z. I didn't...
TRACY MORGAN
You going to call me arrogant for believing in myself? Come on! It's a competitive sport. Rappin...
ASTRO
I am a musician. My passion for music has obliterated everything in its path for my entire life.
BARRY MANILOW
The whole world has changed much since the '80's. In the united States, rap music and countr...
SHEENA EASTON
I think country music is popular - has been popular and will always be popular because I think a lot...
DOLLY PARTON
The sad thing is that people are going to think this is a reflection of rap music. But it's not a re...
DAVID BANNER
I listened to a lot of Jay-Z and Kanye coming up, which would be unexpected for a boy bander like me...
LIAM PAYNE
I always listen to all kinds of different music from different years. I listen to the contemporary, ...
OLGA KURYLENKO
I don't know if I have a 'Greatest Album Ever.' I really liked 'The Blueprint' b...
HANNIBAL BURESS
I hate rap music, which to me sounds like a bunch of angry men shouting, possibly because the person...
DAVE BARRY
been approached but Jay has not yet confirmed to be on that song.
SNOOP DOGG

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The average rap life is two or three albums. You're lucky to get to your second album in rap!
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That's why this generation is the least racist generation ever. You see it all the time. Go to a...
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I don't sit around with my friends and talk about money, ever. On a record, that's different...
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All my businesses are part of the culture, so I have to stay true to whatever I'm feeling at the...
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It's hilarious a lot of times. You have a conversation with someone, and he's like, 'You...
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Your job is to inspire people from your neighborhood to get out.
JAY-Z
You could name practically any problem in the hood and there'd be a rap song for you.
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Around 20. I'd been trying to transition from the streets to the music business, but I would mak...
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I've talked to Bill Clinton - he's the ultimate rock star; no one's more charming than h...
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He who does not feel me is not real to me, therefore he does not exist. So, poof... vamoose, son of ...
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If you look at my career and you look at the span of my work and the things I have done, as far as t...
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The day Obama got into office, rap was less important because Obama gave kids an alternative. But wi...
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I think that's what happened to the record business when 'Napster' came around. The indu...
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My first album was mainly dealing with street issues, and it was 'coded': it was called '...
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Hip-hop from the beginning has always been aspirational. It always broke that notion that an artist ...
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You know the type: loud as a motorbike but wouldn't bust a grape in a fruit fight.
JAY-Z
I don't think any rapper can go back. You can be a car salesman, a bank teller - I mean, really ...
JAY-Z
No, I'm not interested in politics. I have zero interest. I have interest in hope and people.
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I grew up in Marcy Projects in Brooklyn, and my mom and pop had an extensive record collection, so M...
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I try to make music with emotion and integrity. And authenticity. You can feel when something's ...
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As kids we didn't complain about being poor; we talked about how rich we were going to be and ma...
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I think it's very important for hip-hop, when an artist reaches a certain level, to ascend to ex...
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My mom had early rap records, like Jimmy Spicer. In the middle of the records was a turntable and a ...
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The burden of poverty isn't just that you don't always have the things you need, it's th...
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I treat people based on who they really are, not the name. Everyone has to be respectful and be a hu...
JAY-Z
I got love for Damon Dash as I did before. I don't know if we can be around each other in that w...
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If I go into a studio and find my truth of the moment, there are a number of people in the world who...
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I don't profess to be a political rapper, like groups such as 'Dead Prez' or 'Public...
JAY-Z
For me, being with Obama or having dinner with Bill Clinton... it's crazy. It's mind-blowing...
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They say a midget standing on a giant's shoulders can see much further than the giant. So I got ...
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Primarily I see myself as so much more than a rapper. I really believe I am the voice for a lot of p...
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I was an artist, I was executive producer on my first album, so I've always had to manage both. ...
JAY-Z
I've said the election of Obama has made the hustler less relevant. People took it in a way that...
JAY-Z
And all you other cats throwin' shots at Jigga, | You only get half a bar: fuck y'all niggaz.
JAY-Z
The art of rap is deceptive. It seems so straightforward and personal and real that people read it c...
JAY-Z
I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man!
JAY-Z
It's always been most important for me to figure out "my space" rather than trying to check out what...
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I'm here to tell niggas it ain't all swell.
There's Heaven then there's Hell niggas
One da...
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Successful people have a bigger fear of failure than people who've never done anything because i...
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When the TV version of Annie came on, I was drawn to it. It was the struggle of this poor kid in thi...
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I'm hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day, to get brighter and brighter. T...
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I've got a nice collection of paintings - a Basquiat, a black-and-white Warhol that's like a...
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It was a very intense and stressful situation. There was playing in the Johnny-pump (an opened fire ...
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Successful people have a bigger fear of failure than people who've never done anything because i...
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One of the reasons inequality gets so deep in this country is that everyone wants to be rich. That&#...
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It was a weird mix of emotions. One day, your best friend could be killed. The day before, you could...
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Hip-hop gave a generation a common ground that didn't require either race to lose anything; everyone...
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A poet's mission is to make words do more work than they normally do, to make them work on more than...
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Racism is taught in the home. We agree on that? Well, it's very hard to teach racism to a teenag...
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I am against discrimination of any kind, but if I make snap judgments, no matter who it's toward...
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I think the problem with people, as they start to mature, they say, 'Rap is a young man's ga...
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May the best of your today, be the worst of your tommorrow.
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Companies that pretend to care about music and really care about other things - whether it be hardwa...
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No matter where you go, you are what you are playa
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Hip-hop has done so much for racial relations, and I don't think it's given the proper credi...
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I listen to everything - from Sarah McLachlan and Alanis Morissette all the way down to rap like Sca...
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I think in London - and I don't wanna offend anybody in America, but this is a real statement - ...
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I was forced to be an artist and a CEO from the beginning, so I was forced to be like a businessman ...
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Belief in oneself and knowing who you are, I mean, that's the foundation for everything great.
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Rap for me is like making movies, telling stories, and getting the emotions of the songs through in ...
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Excellence is being able to perform at a high level over and over again. You can hit a half-court sh...
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What people have to understand is 'Billboard' is a magazine. They're like elected offici...
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Biggie was the King Of New York as a rapper. There's a lot more dangerous guys than Biggie Small...
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Hip-hop is more about attaining wealth. People respect success. They respect big. They don't eve...
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I'm just saying the producers and people who work on music are getting left out - that's whe...
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I'm a mirror. If you're cool with me, I'm cool with you, and the exchange starts. What y...
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I collect art, and I drink wine... things that I like that I had never been exposed to. But I never ...
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I'm far from being god, but I work god damn hard.
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I love what I do, and when you love what you do, you want to be the best at it.
JAY-Z
I can think of no one more relevant and credible in the hip-hop community to build upon Def Jam'...
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If just the presence of Tidal causes other companies to have better pay structure or to pay more att...
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It wasn't until sixth grade, at P.S. 168, when my teacher took us on a field trip to her house t...
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They say a midget standing on a giant's shoulders can see much further than the giant. So I got the ...
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Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther King could walk. Martin Luther King walked so Obama could run. Obama...
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As an artist, you make music. And if you see people who don't know how to market your music, you...
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I've always believed in good music over bad music. I believe in two sorts of musics. And the lin...
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I don't know where streaming will go in the future. The analytics that we're seeing tell us ...
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I would run into the corner store, the bodega, and just grab a paper bag or buy juice - anything jus...
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I learned to ride a ten-speed when I was 4 or 5. My uncle gave me the bike, hand-me-down, and everyo...
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I'll make a song with Rick Rubin, a song with Beyonce, a song with Lenny Kravitz. I just believe...
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Providing - that's not love. Being there - that's more important. I mean, we see that. We se...
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Politics - I still think it's a bunch of liars and a bunch of self-interest. It's not about ...
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Wherever I go, I bring the culture with me, so that they can understand that it's attainable. I ...
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The burden of poverty isn't just that you don't always have the things you need: it's th...
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Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther King could walk. Martin Luther King walked so Obama could run. Obama...
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I've never looked at myself and said that I need to be a certain way to be around a certain sort...
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I didn't go to many movies. My mom would make a family outing and bring chicken in the theater. ...
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Hip-hop has done more for race relations than most cultural icons; and I say save Martin Luther King...
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Only God can judge me so I'm gone, either love me or leave me alone.
JAY-Z
I'd rather die enormous than live dormant.
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May the best of your today, be the worst of your tomorrow.
JAY Z
I'd rather die enormous than live dormant.
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Can I live?
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I was a really good student. In the sixth grade, I was reading at a twelfth grade reading level. But...
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When Basquiat was hanging out with Madonna and Fab Five Freddy, and all those worlds were colliding,...
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Nothing me and Kanye can do musically was gonna match the event of what we were trying to do. So we ...
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When you're growing up, your dad is your superhero. Once you've let yourself fall that in lo...
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I remember the first time I saw the 'Sugarhill Gang' on Soul Train. I was 11 or 12. I was li...
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When I came into the music, I was forced to be a CEO. I was forced to be an entrepreneur; I was forc...
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I have inherited two of the most important brands in hip-hop, Def Jam and Roc-A-Fella. Reid and Univ...
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I'm a hustler, baby; I sell water to a well!
JAY-Z
No matter how advanced the technology, sometimes things just needed a good knock.
Z. ROCKWARD
He slid her a skeptical look. “What is that?”
She almost laughed at the suspicion in his fa...
Z. ROCKWARD
When no one need you to comeback home.. Keep strong... Because they are still a home for you.. Your ...
JAY
Write what you love. Love will hold you through the hard times and hold the world during the good ti...
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I think of myself as a plain human being who happens to be an American.
LAURA Z. HOBSON
One of the best parts of being a writer means that researching all kinds of cool stuff actually coun...
GAIL Z. MARTIN
I like the classic look. Keep it simple. There's only so much you can wear.
C. Z. GUEST
Yeah, I think A Confederacy of Dunces is probably the perfect New Orleans book.
POPPY Z. BRITE
Anger is one way to respond to fear. I say one way because responses are categorically multiple.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Losing the possibility of something is the exact same thing as losing hope and without hope nothing ...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Here then at long last is my darkness. No cry of light, no glimmer, not even the faintest shard of h...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Love of love written by the broken hearted, love of life written by the dead.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
I took my morning walk, I took my evening walk, I ate something, I thought about something, I wrote,...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
The 'teenager' seems to have replaced the Communist as the appropriate target for public controversy...
EDGAR Z. FRIEDENBERG
You can power the entire U.S. vehicle fleet with 73,000 to 145,000 five-megawatt wind turbines. That...
MARK Z. JACOBSON
In the end Navidson is left with one page and one match. For a long time he waits in darkness and co...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Explanation is not half as strong as experience but experience is not half as strong as experience a...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
What we must decide is perhaps how we are valuable, rather than how valuable we are.
EDGAR Z. FRIEDENBERG
Passion has little to do with euphoria and everything to do with patience. It is not about feeling g...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
What I don't understand is these people who go on the street wearing riding clothes, and they ha...
C. Z. GUEST
I grew up in an agnostic broad-minded family.
LAURA Z. HOBSON
By now you've probably noticed that except when safely contained by quotes, Zampanò always steers c...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
And where there is no Echo there is no description of space or love. There is only silence.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Prometheus, thief of light, giver of light, bound by the gods, must have been a book.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Why did god create a dual universe?
So he might say
‘Be not like me. I am alone.'
A...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Scars are the paler pain of survival received unwillingly and displayed in the language of injury.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
We all create stories to protect ourselves.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
It may be the wrong decision, but fuck it, it's mine.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Who has never killed an hour? Not casually or without thought, but carefully: a premeditated murder ...
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the seriousness of emotional deprivation:

It is not difficult to understand how children ...
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This is the point being missed by readers who lament Liquor's lack of hot sex scenes, probably b...
POPPY Z. BRITE
It was like discovering that your innermost fires and terrors, the things you believed no one else c...
POPPY Z. BRITE
Her smile, I'm sure, burnt Rome to the ground.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Two kisses in one kiss was all it took, a comfort, a warmth, perhaps temporary, perhaps false, but r...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Physics depends on a universe infinitely centred on an equals sign.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
People frequently comment on the emptiness in one night stands, but emptiness here has always been j...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Much of the story we have told falls outside the boundaries of modern academic disciplines and their...
JERRY Z. MULLER
The way the snowflakes float like tiny feathers—there’s an elegance to it. I could watch for hou...
ALEX Z. MOORES
Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of ‘not knowing.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.
EDGAR Z. FRIEDENBERG
I've always felt that having a garden is like having a good and loyal friend.
C. Z. GUEST
Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.
POPPY Z. BRITE
I still get nightmares. In fact, I get them so often I should be used to them by now. I'm not. No on...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
This much I'm certain of: it doesn't happen immediately. You'll finish [the book] and that will be t...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
You'll be sick or feeling troubled or deeply in love or quietly uncertain or even content for the fi...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
New Orleans cuisine is Creole rather than Cajun.
POPPY Z. BRITE
The short story is like an old friend who calls whenever he is in town. We are happy to hear from it...
R. Z. SHEPPARD
The San Francisco Bay Area [is] the playpen of countercultures.
R. Z. SHEPPARD
Not only do most people accept violence if it is perpetrated by legitimate authority, they also rega...
EDGAR Z. FRIEDENBERG
An old man loved is winter with flowers.
EDGAR Z. FRIEDENBERG
The 'teenager' seems to have replaced the Communist as the appropriate target for public controversy...
EDGAR Z. FRIEDENBERG
[Ken] Kesey practices what has come to be known as gonzo journalism. The reporter, often intoxicated...
R. Z. SHEPPARD
His reserve of disdain appears endless. He could no sooner shut it off than a vampire could forgo hi...
R. Z. SHEPPARD
Then no matter where you are, in a crowded restaurant or on some desolate street or even in the comf...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Even the brightest magnesium flare can do little against such dark except blind the eyes of the one ...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Because the enormous narcissism of their parents deprived Will and Tom of suitable role models, both...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
...life's big. If you can't fix it, give it a spin.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
If our nation wants to reduce global warming, air pollution and energy instability, we should invest...
MARK Z. JACOBSON
Every dollar spent on nuclear is one less dollar spent on clean renewable energy and one more dollar...
MARK Z. JACOBSON
Who has never killed an hour? Not casually or without thought, but carefully: a premeditated murder ...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
SIGMUND Z. ENGEL
My father loved antique shops and shows, and quite a bit of my childhood involved outings to dim, du...
GAIL Z. MARTIN
The most important thing is to enjoy yourself and have a good time.
C. Z. GUEST
If God invented marathons to keep people from doing anything more stupid, the triathlon must have ta...
P. Z. PEARCE
The continuous invention of new ways of observing is man's special secret of living.
J. Z. YOUNG
The greatest of love letters are always coded for the one and not the many.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
The ruminations are mine,

let

the world

be yours.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Some people reflect light, some deflect it, you by some miracle, seem to collect it.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
...and there you have it, another body on the floor surrounded by things that don't mean much to any...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
What miracle is this? This giant tree.
It stands ten thousand feet high
But doesn't reach ...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
His reserve of disdain appears endless. He could no sooner shut it off than a vampire could forgo hi...
R. Z. SHEPPARD
An able practitioner of glitz lit.
R. Z. SHEPPARD
Let the night come. We are not afraid.
POPPY Z. BRITE
The last dying days of summer, fall coming on fast. A cold night, the first of the season, a change ...
POPPY Z. BRITE
Youth always tries to fill the void, an old man learns to live with it.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Of course there always will be darkness but I realize now something inhabits it. Historical or not. ...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
And I can't think of a reason I'd ever use a pseudonym, as I wouldn't want to publish so...
POPPY Z. BRITE
You could power America with renewables from a technical and economic standpoint. The biggest obstac...
MARK Z. JACOBSON
Absolutely nothing visible to the eye provides a reason for or even evidence of those terrifying shi...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
I'm a big believer in big books, and that doesn't necessarily mean long books.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4am knows all my secrets.
POPPY Z. BRITE
When the great white silence comes and fills the boughs of the trees with a thickening, glistening b...
J. Z. KNIGHT
At the heart of any terror is the fear of losing what we find meaningful.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Getting to share the stories in my head with other people and have them enjoy those stories, and hav...
GAIL Z. MARTIN
The 370-year-old antique shop Trifles and Folly is the heart of 'Deadly Curiosities,' my new...
GAIL Z. MARTIN
I always send new writers to 'Writer's Digest Books' line-up of how-to books. I read the...
GAIL Z. MARTIN
I grew up around old stuff that was not necessarily valuable, but certainly unusual.
GAIL Z. MARTIN
I call myself, 'The Estee Lauder of the garden world.' I'm my own little conglomerate.
C. Z. GUEST
All the girls today want to be famous, but they haven't earned their spurs.
C. Z. GUEST
No one ever really gets used to nightmares.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
I am not a fool. I am wise. I will run from my fear, I will outdistance my fear, then I will hide fr...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Sublime is something you choke on after a shot of tequila.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
For some reason, you will no longer be the person you believed you once were. You'll detect slow and...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
This is not for you.
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
You shall be my roots and
I will be your shade,
though the sun burns my leaves.

MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
Little solace comes
to those who grieve
when thoughts keep drifting
as walls keep shi...
MARK Z. DANIELEWSKI
My childhood may have been more demented than most, because I learned to read very early and was all...
POPPY Z. BRITE
All weakness tends to corrupt, and impotence corrupts absolutely.
EDGAR Z. FREIDENBERG
[Ken] Kesey practices what has come to be known as gonzo journalism. The reporter, often intoxicated...
R. Z. SHEPPARD