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Born in June 16, 1971 / Died in September 13, 1996 / United States / English

Quotes by Tupac Shakur

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.
We all gonna die, we bleed from similar veins.
My mama always used to tell me: 'If you can't find somethin' to live for, you best find somethin' to die for.'
With all my fans I got a family again.
All I'm trying to do is survive and make good out of the dirty, nasty, unbelievable lifestyle that they gave me.
It seems like every time you come up something happens to bring you back down.
There's nobody in the business strong enough to scare me.
In my mind I'm a blind man doin' time.
Let the Lord judge the criminals.
It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.
Is it a crime, to fight, for what is mine?
I never killed anybody, I never raped anybody, I never committed no crimes that weren't honorable.
I just don't know how to deal with so many people giving me that much affection. I never had that in my life.
I think I'm a natural-born leader. I know how to bow down to authority if it's authority that I respect.
When you do rap albums, you got to train yourself. You got to constantly be in character.
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.
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.
I'm a reflection of the community.
America wants its respect.
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.
The only time I have problems is when I sleep.
I don't have to talk about whether or not I got raped in jail.
If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East.
I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
Don't change on me. Don't extort me unless you intend to do it forever.