The Jay-Z

«I spring train in the winter, around early December» from Breath Easy, The Blueprint


Jay-Z Quotes

«How you get so fly? From not being afraid to fall out the sky» from Beach Chair, Kingdom Come

«I'm not a businessman. I'm a business...maaaannn...» from Diamonds Are Forever Remix

«Remind yourself. Nobody built like you, you design yourself» from A Dream, Blueprint 2

«I'm not afraid of dying. I'm afraid of not trying» from Beach Chair, Kingdom Come

«I'm far from God, but I work god damn hard» from Breath Easy, The Blueprint

«I spring train in the winter, around early December» from Breath Easy, The Blueprint

«If I don't show the world growth, how are we going to grow?» from December 2007 XXL Interview

«I love that because that's what I'm supposed to be doing Ė whether it's accepted b everybody or not. I'm supposed to be pushing that envelope and trying new things. And people are supposed to say, "Hov, you might have went too far".» from December 2007 XXL Interview

«I love what I'm doing. I love the artist I'm developing. I love the whole thing about it. Once again, I have to really look at it for the next three years and say, "Am I doing it for the right reasons?" 'Cause all I want to do is make history at this point. They got to pay me to make history of course. But that's my goal. I want to sit there with people really into making history. I mean everybody. I don't mean just artists. The interns - if everybody's not committed to making history every time I go into a meeting, and if I can't look into their eyes and I don't see the fire, then I gotta move on. ' Cause, you know, I donít have time. I don't have the luxury of time to just blow off three years. I do, but I donít. But Iím not looking to have a job. Thatís not hot!» from December 2007 XXL Interview

«Ain't nothing wrong with the aim, just gotta change the target.» from American Dreamin', American Gangsta

«I'm a person that works off of music. I let the music dictate the direction.» from

«Treat my first like my last and the last like my first and my thirst is the same as- when I came.» from My 1st Song, The Black Album

«I will not lose for even in defeat, there's a valuable lesson learned so it evens up for me.» from Blueprint 2, The Blueprint 2

«What tomorrow has in store we could never be sure so all we can do is pray» from Pray, American Gangster

«I can't base what I'm gon' be off what everybody isn't» from So Ambitious, Blueprint 3

«If ya'll canít already see I aint worried about ya'll cos I'm already me» from Already Home, Blueprint 3

«I'm in the hall already, on the wall already
I'm a work of art, im a Warhol already
On another level, on another plane already
H-O-V i got my own lane already (already)» from Already Home, Blueprint 3

«I'm talking about progress I ain't looking back,
you know I run track, try not to get lapped,
people talking about Hov left em flat,
trying to rewrite history lets talk about that.» from What We Talkiní About, Blueprint 3

«I'd rather die enormous than live dormant» from Jay-Z - Can I Live

«All I need in this life of sin is me and my girlfriend» from Jay-Z - '03 Bonnie And Clyde

«Men lie, women lie, numbers don't» from Jay-Z - AMA Speech

«They say a midget standing on a giant's shoulders can see much further than the giant. So I got the whole rap world on my shoulders, they trying to see further than I am» from Jay-Z - Hovi Baby

«Lord forgive me I never would've made it without sin» from Jay-Z - Free Mason

«Jeans too tight, Your colors too bright, your voice too light» from Jay-Z - D.O.A.

«I don't know what they do. I don't get dropped. I drop the label» from Jay-Z - On To The Next One

«I got 99 problems and a Bitch aint one» from Jay-Z - 99 Problems

«Life is for living, not living up tight» from Jay-Z - Young Forever

«End of the story I followed the code, cracked the safe... other n*ggas aint in da game so they practice hate» from Jay-Z - No Hook

«We don't believe you, you need more people» from Jay-Z - Takeover

«Difficult takes a day, impossible takes a week» from Jay-Z - Diamonds are Forever (Remix)

«If everyone body in your clique is rich, your click is rugged. Nobody will fall cause everyone will be each others crutches» from Jay-Z - I'm Feelin It

«I can't chill but my neck will. Haters really gone be mad off my next deal» from Jay-Z - On To The Next One

«My mind on my money, money on my mind If you owe me ten dollars, you ain't giving me nine» from Jay-Z - Say Hello

«Only God can judge so I'm gone, either love me or leave me alone» from Jay-Z - PSA

«Hustlas we don't sleep, we rest one eye up» from Jay-Z - December 4th

«Death before dishonor and Ill tell you what else, ill tighten my belt before I ask for help» from Jay-Z - Justify My Thug

«You can pay for school but you can't buy class!» from Jay-Z - Swagger Like Us

«I never prayed to God i prayed to Gotti» from Jay-Z - D'evils

«Label owners hate me I'm raisin the status quo up. I'm overchargin niggas for what they did to the Cold Crush.» from Jay-Z - H to the Izzo

«That's High School... Making Me Chase You Around For Months. Have An Affair, Act Like An Adult For Once.» from Jay-Z - Best of Me (Remix)

«I sport fly shit...i should win an espy» from Jay-Z - Party Life

«As if you didn't know, Jay's about gettin' dough, Spittin' flow like fine wines down your earlobe» from Jay-Z - Cashmere Thoughts

«This is high level, not eye level» from Jay-Z - Upgrade U

«For nine six, the only mc wit a flu / Yeah I rhyme sick I be what you tryin to do / Made a fortune off Peru, expedite, china white heron / Nigga please like short sleeves I bear arms» from Jay-Z - Brooklyn's Finest

«Motherfuckers say that I'm foolish I only talk about jewels / Do you fools listen to music or do you just skim through it? / See I'm influenced by the ghetto you ruined / That same dude you gave nothing, I made something doing» from Jay-Z - Renegade

«I'm not a biter, I'm a writer for myself and others / I say a B.I.G. verse, I'm only biggin' up my brother» from Jay - Z - What More Can I Say

«I heard motherfuckers saying they made Hov... Made Hov say, Ok so, make another Hov» from Jay - Z - Lost Ones