51 Tupac Shakur Quotes To Help You In Difficult Times

Born as Tupac Amaru Shakur on 16th June 1971 and was a rapper, poet and actor. He remains one of the greatest and most famous artists till today. Tupac quotes also have attracted wide audience across the web. He spends a troubled childhood mainly as he was in the company of people that were convicted for crimes. But even after all this, his love for music went beside him and his talent made him win many competitions in school as well.  His music has sold over 75 million records that made him the top-selling artists of all times as well.

He performed by the stage name 2Pac and over half of his studio albums had sold more than three million copies in the United States alone. A very talented but sensitive young man was gunned down on 7 September 1996 in Las Vegas. His murder mystery remained unresolved till today. A number of his previous records were released afterward, and all of them were super hits as well. Here are the best Tupac Quotes to help you during hard times.

1. I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn’t commit. – Tupac Shakur

2. We were young and we were dumb, but we had a heart. – Tupac Shakur

3. The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams. – Tupac Shakur

4. Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real. – Tupac Shakur

5. The realest people don’t have a lot of friends. – Tupac Shakur

6. You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened…or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move the f*ck on. – Tupac Shakur

7. I think I’m a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it’s authority that I respect. – Tupac Shakur

8. There’s gonna be some stuff you gonna see thats gonna make it hard to smile in the future, but through whatever you see, through all the rain and the pain you gotta keep your sense of humor. You gotta be able to smile through all this bullsh*t…remember that. – Tupac Shakur

9. Only God can judge me. – Tupac Shakur

10. Don’t leave this world without giving it your all. – Tupac Shakur

11. Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true. – Tupac Shakur

12. We wouldn’t ask why a rose that grew from the concrete for having damaged petals; in turn, we would all celebrate its tenacity, we would all love its will to reach the sun. Well, we are the roses, this is the concrete and these are my damaged petals. Don’t ask me why, thank God, and ask me how. – Tupac Shakur

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

14. Our future is our confidence and self-esteem. – Tupac Shakur

15. I want to grow. I want to be better. You Grow. We all grow. We’re made to grow. You either evolve or you disappear. – Tupac Shakur

16. I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable. – Tupac Shakur

17. If you can make it through the night, there’s a brighter day. – Tupac Shakur

18. Give me the food Or I’m breaking down the door. After a year you’re just like: I’m picking the lock. Coming through the door blasting. – Tupac Shakur

19. Everybody’s at war with different things. I’m at war with my own heart sometimes. – Tupac Shakur

20. I don’t see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers. – Tupac Shakur

21. 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 Shakur

22. Just cause you live in the ghetto doesn’t mean you can’t grow. – Tupac Shakur

23. If we really are saying that rap is an art form, then we got to be more responsible for our lyrics. If you see everybody dying because of what you are saying, it don’t matter that you didn’t make them die. It just matters that you didn’t save them. – Tupac Shakur

24. My life was lived through falling rain, so call on me if there be pain. – Tupac Shakur

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

26. 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 Shakur

27. I’ll probably be punished for hard living. – Tupac Shakur quotes

28. My mama always used to tell me: ‘If you can’t find somethin’ to live for, you best find somethin’ to die for. – Tupac Shakur

29. I am not a perfectionist, but still I seek perfection. I am not a great romantic, but yet I yearn for affection. – Tupac Shakur

30. I don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated. – Tupac Shakur

31. The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams. – Tupac Shakur

32. During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams. – Tupac Shakur

33. I’m a reflection of the community. – Tupac Shakur

34. Ain’t a woman alive that can take my momma’s place. – Tupac Shakur

35. I set goals, take control, drink out my own bottle. I make mistakes but learn from every one. And when it’s said and done, I bet this brother be a better one. If I upset you don’t stress; never forget, that God isn’t finished with me yet. – Tupac Shakur

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

37. All I’m trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me. – Tupac Shakur

38. We can never go nowhere unless we share with each other. – Tupac Shakur

39. 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

40. Don’t believe everything you hear. Real eyes, Realize, Real lies. – Tupac Shakur

41. There’s no way I could pay you back but my plan is to show you that I understand, you are appreciated. – Tupac Shakur

42. Somebody help me, tell me where to go from here cause even thugs cry, but do the Lord care? – Tupac Shakur

43. Don’t change on me. Don’t extort me unless you intend to do it forever. – Tupac Shakur

44. A coward dies a thousand deaths. A soldier dies but once. – Tupac Shakur

45. 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

46. 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 Shakur

47. I’m done talking since you’re not listening, continue to hang out with them nothing ass bitches, then! – Tupac Shakur

48. Never surrender, it’s all about the faith you got; don’t ever stop, just push it ‘till you hit the top and if you drop, at least you know you gave your all to be true to you, that way you can never fail. – Tupac Shakur

49. I don’t see myself being special; I just see myself having more responsibilities than the next man. People look to me to do things for them, to have answers. – Tupac Shakur

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

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

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Nakul Grover, author of Superhuman In You and the one who runs this blog. He has been writing on self-improvement since 2014. Featured on various websites, his works have helped thousands of people to live an extraordinary life. He loves spending his leisure hours in reading books and learning new skills.