Eminem Quotes


what did the world's greatest rapper say?

  • “When I say I'll murder my baby's mother, maybe I wanted to, but I didn't. Anybody who takes it literally is ten times sicker than I am.”

 

  • “Don't do drugs, don't have unprotected sex, don't be violent... leave that to me”

 

  • “I might talk about killing people, but that doesn't mean I do it.”

 

  • “It's funny how all the magazines can dwell on my race, but they could never say that my shit is whack because they know my shit is tight!”

 

  • “If there's not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something.

 

  • “If I said in one of my songs that my English teacher wanted to have sex with me in junior high, all I'm saying, is that I'm not gay, you know? People confuse the lyrics for me speaking my mind. I don't agree with that life style, but if that lifestyle is for you, then it's your business.”

 

  • “Somewhere deep down there's a decent man in me, he just can't be found.”

 

  • "I'm not alone in feeling the way I feel. I believe that a lot of people can relate to my shit--whether white, black, it doesn't matter. Everybody has been through some shit, whether it's drastic or not so drastic. Everybody gets to the point of 'I don't give a fuck'." – About his attitude

 

  • "I do say things that I think will shock people. But I don't do things to shock people. I'm not trying to be the next Tupac, but I don't know how long I'm going to be on this planet. So while I'm here, I might as well make the most of it." - On his philosophy for life

 

  • "A lot of my rhymes are just to get chuckles out of people. Anybody with half a brain is going to be able to tell when I'm joking and when I'm serious." - About his lyrics

 

  • "You can't control who likes you. If I got Backstreet Boy fans what am I supposed to do? Turn them away? Whoever likes my stuff, likes my stuff but just know Slim Shady is hip hop, I grew up on hip hop, it's the music I love and it's the music I respect. I respect the culture...that's me." – About his fans/hip-hop

 

  • "Some asshole kept throwing oranges and other fruit at me while I was onstage. Fucker had an arm like a major league pitcher..." - About one of his concerts

 

  • "Never take ecstasy, beer, baccardi, weed, pepto bismol, vivarin, tums, tagamet hb, xanax, and valium in the same day. It makes it difficult to sleep at night." - Drugs

 

  • "Sometimes I'm real cool, but sometimes I could be a real asshole. I think everyone is like that." - About his attitude

 

  • "I get offended when people say, `So, being a white rapper...and growing up white...after being born white...' It's all I ever hear!" - On the question of race

 

  • "I was takin' a shit. I swear to God. And the fuckin' name just popped into my head. Then I started thinkin' of twenty million things that rhymed with it." - On how he came up with the name Slim Shady (alter ego)

 

  • "Slim Shady is just the evil thoughts that come into my head. Things I shouldn't be thinking about. Not to be gimmicky, but people should be able to determine when I'm serious and when I'm fuckin around. That's why a lot of my songs are funny. I got a warped sense of humor I guess." - On his Slim Shady alter ego

 

  • "I grew up listening to 2 Live Crew and N.W.A. and I never went out and shot nobody." - On violence

 

  • "Saving Private Ryan was probably the illest, sickest movie I've ever watched, and I didn't see anybody criticizing that one for violence." - On violence