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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 future influences the present just as much as the past.
There was a while when I was feeling like, 'Damn, if I'd just been born black, I would not have to go through all this'.
The desire to annoy no one, to harm no one, can equally well be the sign of a just as of an anxious disposition.
Our vanity is hardest to wound precisely when our pride has just been wounded.
The writing process, the way I go about it is I do whatever the beat feels like, whatever the beat is telling me to do. Usually when the beat comes on, I think of a hook or the subject I want to rap about almost instantly. Within four, eight bars of it playing I'm just like, 'Oh, OK. This is what I wanna do'.
The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That's what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they'll go through the pain no matter what happens.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you're telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much.
Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos.
Americans... still believe in an America where anything's possible - they just don't think their leaders do.
We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.
Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.
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 didn't just invent saying offensive things.
I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
I'm not one of those complicated, mixed-up cats. I'm not looking for the secret to life... I just go on from day to day, taking what comes.
The album requires a certain focus of mine that I can't really explain - let's just say it's all I can really do while I'm doing it.
The kids are old enough now - I just want to let them be kids. I don't want to comment on them too much. They're at an age where I just want to let them be kids.
It's just hard to meet new people, in my position.
Education doesn't change life much. It just lifts trouble to a higher plane of regard.
You can observe a lot by just watching.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
You know when they have a fishing show on TV? They catch the fish and then let it go. They don't want to eat the fish, they just want to make it late for something.
We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time.
A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.
Frank Lloyd Wright
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
Henry David Thoreau
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
Henry David Thoreau
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