Jay Z Quotes About Motivation


Jay Z Quotes

We have gathered Jay-Z Quotes that will encourage you to achieve your dreams, be yourself and make you mentally stronger on your way to success and happiness.

Jay-Z, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and record executive. He is not only one of the most successful rappers but also a successful entrepreneur.


Top 10 Jay Z Quotes About Motivation


“All I got is dreams. Nobody else believes. Nobody else can see. Nobody else but me.” Jay Z


“Truth is you don’t need some external demon to take control of you to turn you into a raging, money-obsessed sociopath, you only need to let loose the demons you already have inside of you.” Jay Z


“A wise man told me don’t argue with fools. Cause people from a distance can’t tell who is who.” Jay Z


“If the beat is time, flow is what we do with that time, how we live through it. The beat is everywhere, but every life has to find its own flow.” Jay Z


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“People look at you strange, say you changed. Like you worked that hard to stay the same.” Jay Z


“Everyone needs a chance to evolve.” Jay Z


“Don’t tell me what was said about me… Tell me why they were so comfortable to say it to you.” Jay Z


“I believe excellence is being able to perform at a high level over and over.” Jay Z


“Difficult takes a day, impossible takes a week.” Jay Z


“People look at you strange, say you changed. Like you worked that hard to stay the same.” Jay Z


Top 20 Jay Z Quotes About Motivation


“I’m a mirror. If you’re cool with me, I’m cool with you, and the exchange starts. What you see is what you reflect. If you don’t like what you see, then you’ve done something. If I’m standoffish, that’s because you are.” Jay Z


“I’m not afraid of dying. I’m afraid of not trying.” Jay Z


“Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow.” Jay Z


“Some said ‘how’d you fly?’ I said from not being afraid of trying to fly” Jay Z


“The responsibility is to keep pushing it forward, and not relying on the same old gimmicks. You have to push it forward.” Jay Z


“Told me don’t wait on nobody, go get your own, so it’s me, myself, and my Microphone.” Jay Z


“Only thing that’s on my mind, is who’s gonna run this town tonight.” Jay Z


“A wise man once told me luck isn’t some mystical energy that dances around the universe randomly bestowing people with satisfaction and joy, you create your own luck.” Jay Z


“I believe that the energy you put out in the world, you get back.” Jay Z


“The record company would be my bridge to those people I could connect with, but they didn’t give me that bridge, so it was very important part of my career that we didn’t give up right there. That belief in myself, and belief that I had something to offer, so we built our own bridge, and I started my own record company.” Jay Z


Top 30 Jay Z Quotes About Motivation


“Believe in your genius level talent, and keep your mind fresh, slate clear.” Jay Z


“Only two things can get you through this: that’s patience and persistence.” Jay Z


“They say you put the right artist with the right track in the studio, leave the door cracked, and let G-d in.” Jay Z


“You have to find your genius level talent, and then to apply it in a way that supports that genius level talent.” Jay Z


“By far for me the most important thing is inspiration.” Jay Z


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“I couldn’t even think about wanting to be something else: I wouldn’t let myself visualize another life. But I wrote because I couldn’t stop. It was a release, a mental exercise, a way of keeping sane.” Jay Z


“It was drive: we toured the whole eastern seaboard…we would just drive ourselves and do a show with just 20 people in the show.” Jay Z


“You have to realize what’s behind it (criticism), because I don’t know these guys (critics), but I know it’s more of a competitive thing, and it just comes with the job.” Jay Z


“I have a lot of happiness, but that doesn’t mean that the two (money and happiness) equate to each other…they’re not tied to each other…” Jay Z


“Life is about balance, you have to have time for work, and time for play. If you don’t allow these two things to co-exist you have an imbalance.” Jay Z


Top 40 Jay Z Quotes About Motivation


“Either love me, or leave me alone.” Jay Z


“Instincts are really important in business. I didn’t go to any business school 101 or anything like that, I pretty much just followed my instincts.” Jay Z


“I see I said, jealousy I said, got the whole world mad at me, I said to my one of a kind self.” Jay Z


“It just got to a point where it was, like, “Make this decision, because this is something you really love and you love to do. It’s time to really focus on and then get serious about it, give it your all.” And once I did that, it was no looking back from there.” Jay Z


“There are a lot of things that I lived in the street that helped me in the music business… I knew what characters not to have around me.” Jay Z


“All my businesses are part of the culture, so I have to stay true to whatever I’m feeling at the time, whatever direction I’m heading in, and hopefully, everyone follows.” Jay Z


“What you see is what you reflect. If you don’t like what you see, then you’ve done something.” Jay Z



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