70 Tupac Quotes About Life That Will Inspire You

Inspirational Tupac quotes about life

Yay! We bring to you 70 inspirational Tupac quotes about life, friendship, hustle, and love.

Who wouldn’t know the legendary gangster rap artiste, Tu Pac Shakur, commonly known as 2pac?

Though he was widely known as a rapper who preached about revenge on his enemies, in most of his songs, Tupac also preached about love, success and was in stack opposition to injustice and inequality which was portrayed in his songs.

Tupac Amaru Shakur was born in Lesane Parish Crooks on June 16, 1971, in New York City. He died on the 13th, September 1996 at age 25.

During the short time spent on earth, in the music industry, Tu Pac created a lasting impact on the lives of his fans, friends, and family.

If you are a great fan of this legendary rap king as I am, These 2pac quotes about life, love, family, and success can inspire you to look at life from another perspective, which can benefit you in your day-to-day life.

70 Tupac Quotes About Life Love, Friends, and Family

1. “The reality is wrong. Dreams are for real- Tu Pac Shakur” – Tupac quotes

2. “My mama always used to tell me: ‘If you can’t find somethin’ to live for, you best find somethin’ to die for”- Tupac quotes

3. “Don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.” – Tupac quotes about life

Tupac quotes about life and death

4. “Our future is our confidence and self-esteem.” – Tupac Shakur quotes

5. “We can go nowhere unless we share with each other.” – Tu Pac Shakur quotes

6. “Behind every sweet smile, there is a bitter sadness that no one can see and feel.” – Tupac Shakur quotes

7. “When you do rap albums, you got to train yourself. You got to constantly be in character.” – Tupac quotes about life

8. “We was young and we was dumb, but we had heart.” – Tupac Shakur quotes

9. “Do everything you can to make it around the system, over the system, or out the system.” – Tupac

10. “I am not a perfectionist, but still I seek perfection. I am not a great romantic, but yet I yearn for affection”  – Tupac sayings

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11. “All I’m trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.” – Tupac quotes about life

12. “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside while still alive. Never surrender.” – Tupac

13. “I’m not saying I’m gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.” – Tupac Shakur

Tupac quotes about change

14. “This fast life soon shatters, cause after all the lights and screams, nothing but my dreams matter.” – Tupac Shakur

15. “The only time I have problems is when I sleep.” – Tu Pac quotes about life

16. “I feel like role models today are not meant to be put on a pedestal. But more like angels with broken wings.” – Tupac quotes

17. “Just cause you live in the ghetto doesn’t mean you can’t grow.” – Tupac quotes

18. “When I was a little baby, I remember that one moment of calm-peace, and 3 minutes after that, it was on.” – Tupac Shakur

19. “I hate the man in the mirror ’cause his reflection makes the pain turn realer.” – Tupac quotes

20. “I’m not saying girls are perfect cause we all know that’s not true. But why be unfaithful to her if she was true to you?” – Tupac quotes

21. “Pay no mind to those who talk behind your back, it simply means that you are 2 steps ahead.” – Tupac quotes about life

22. “You know nothing can stop me but loss of breath and I’m still breathing so it’s still on.” – Tupac Shakur

23. “People die but legends live forever.” – Tupac quotes

Tupac quotes about life

24. “I’m 23 years old. I might just be my mother’s child, but in all reality, I’m everybody’s child. Nobody raised me; I was raised in this society.” – 2pac quotes

25. “Learn to see me as a brother instead of two distant strangers.”– Tupac quotes about life

26. “Everything will be alright if you hold on. It’s a struggle every day, gotta roll on.” – 2pac

27. “The realest people don’t have a lot of friends.” – Tupac

28. “You can never “just be friends” with someone you fall in love with.” – Tupac quotes about life

29. “So no matter how hard it gets, stick your chest out, keep ya head up…. And handle it.” – 2pac

30. “Whatever you see you gotta keep a sense of humor; you gotta be able to smile through all the bullshit.” – Tupac Shakur quotes

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31. “What I learned in jail is that I can’t change. I can’t live a different lifestyle – this is it. This is the life that they gave and this is the life that I made.” – Tupac Shakur

32. “I would rather have been shot straight-up in cold blood-but to be set up? By people who you trusted? That’s bad.” – Tupac Shakur

33. “It seems like every time you come up something happens to bring you back down.” – Tupac Shakur

34. “No one knows my struggle, they only see the trouble. Not knowing how hard it is to carry on when no one loves you.” – Tupac Shakur

35. “Some say the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice, I say the darker the flesh then the deeper the roots.”― Tupac Shakur

36. “Sometimes I sit and look at life from a different angle.” – Tupac quotes about life

37. “I have no fear. I have no fear. I have only ambition. I want mine, and I will do anything to feed and protect my family.” – Tupac Shakur

2pac quotes about life

38. “Stop killing each other – let’s just smoke a blunt.” – Tupac quotes

39. “My mother had a really bad childhood, and my father had a bad childhood, and I had a bad childhood, but I love my childhood, even though it was bad, I love it. I feel like it’s taught me so much. And I feel like nothing can faze me, you know nothing in this world, nothing can surprise me, it might set me back, but only momentarily, only to spring back.” – Tupac Shakur

40. “I am a hard person to love but when I love, I love really hard.” – Tupac quotes

41. “I would rather have been shot straight-up in cold blood-but to be set up? By people who you trusted? That’s bad.” – Tupac Shakur

42. “I wanna take your misery, replace it with happiness. But I need your faith in me, I’m a sucka for love.” – Tupac quotes

43. “I love kids, I love the innocence. It just does something to my chest, the innocence’s that they have & how they look up to you, & how you can’t do any wrong to them. I love that man. I’ll do anything, I’ll do dang near anything for em. All the kids in my life, my nieces & nephews all can get anything they want. They got the best Christmas, everything they get whatever they want. Imma sucka for them.” – Tupac quotes

44. “Follow your heart, but take your brain with you.” – Tupac quotes about life

45. “Fear is stronger than love, remember that. Fear is stronger than love. All that love I gave didn’t mean nothing when it came to fear.” – Tupac quotes

46. “Never apologize for how much love you have to give. Just feel sorry for those who didn’t want any of it.” – Tu Pac Shakur

47. “There’s no way I could pay you back but my plan is to show you that I understand, you are appreciated.” – Tu Pac Shakur

48. “With all my fans I got a family again.” – 2pac Shakur

49. “Unconditional love. Talking bout the stuff that don’t wear off, it don’t fade. It’ll last for all these crazy days, these crazy nights. Whether you wrong or you right, I’ma still love you, still feel you, still there for you. No matter what, you will always be in my heart with unconditional love.” – Tupac quotes about life

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50. “You can never “just be friends” with someone you fall in love with.” – Tu Pac Shakur

51. “They got money for the war but can’t feed the poor.” – Tupac Shakur

quotes by tupac about war

52. “Everybody’s at war with different things. I’m at war with my own heart sometimes.” – Tupac quotes

53. “That which does not kill me can only make me stronger. I don’t see why everybody feels as though they gotta tell me how to live my life.” – Tupac quotes

54. “I was looking for a father, he was gone. I hung around with the thugs, and even though they sold drugs, they showed a young brother love”. – Tupac quotes about life

55. “Even as dope fiend mama. You always was a black queen mama” – Tupac quotes

56. “Mama gave birth to a hell-raising heavenly son. See the doctor tried to smack me, but I smacked him back.” – Tu Pac Shakur quotes

57. “Papa wasn’t man enough, couldn’t stand up to his responsibilities. Instead of taking care of me, he’d rather live lavishly”. – Tu Pac Shakur

58. “Born through hard times, Ghetto child of mine. I wonder if you have to suffer for your father’s crimes”. – Tu Pac Shakur

59. “If I win and get the money, then Oakland Police department is going to buy a boys’ home, me a house, my family a house, and a Stop Police Brutality Centre”. – Tupac quotes

60. “I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there’s a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up…. And handle it.” – Tupac Shakur

61. “I believe that everything that you do bad comes back to you. So everything that I do that’s bad, I’m going to suffer from it. But in my mind, I believe what I’m doing is right. So I feel like I’m going to heaven” – Tupac quotes about life

quotes from 2pac about the world

62. “In my mind, I’ll be thinking is this true, will I fail? Am I supposed to fail?  Should I just stop trying and give up?  But then, that’s exactly what they’re waiting for me to do.” – Tupac Shakur

63. “Ain’t a woman alive that could take my mama’s place.” – Tupac Shakur, Hail Mary

64. “Sometimes life can be a heavy load.” – Tupac Shakur, Hail Mary

65. “Always do your best, don’t let the pressure make you panic.” – Tupac Shakur, Me Against The World

66. “Life is a wheel of fortune and it’s my turn to spin it” – Tupac quotes about life

67. “They have money for war but can’t feed the poor.” – Tupac Shakur

68. “Watch for phonies, keep your enemies close, watch your homies.” – Tupac Shakur

69. “Imperfection is inherited, therefore we all sin, but fighting the war of sin is the greatest war of all because we all die in the end, no matter how hard we fight.” – Tupac quotes

70. “Don’t believe everything you hear: Real eyes, Realize, Real lies.” – Tupac Shakur

Summary of Tupac Quotes About life

True, Tu Pac’s life was filled with so many sad events, but still he found inspiration and motivation in midst of them all.

These 70 inspirational 2pac quotes about life, love, surviving, etc. can motivate you and inspire you to keeping pushing forward despite all odds.

Facets of human Life like death, love, and hate, hope and depression, peace, and violence are usually laced in his lyrics. These, are what makes Tupac perhaps the greatest figure in rap music history.

So, tell us, what did you think of our collection of 2pac quotes about life? Let’s have your comments coming.

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