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A collection of Gucci Mane quotes about people. arrogance, hard work, soul, thinking, action, faith, character, rap, pain, proud, music, want etc.

53 Famous Gucci Mane Quotes That Reflect His Thought Process

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Bessemer, Alabama

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1017 Records

Gucci Mane is an American rapper counted among the pioneers of the hip-hop subgenre ‘trap music’. He started showcasing his interest in rapping as a teenager and eventually came up with his first album titled ‘La Flare’. Although it could not attain much success but it brought him a few good contracts. He further enhanced his reputation and came up with his first indie album titled ‘Trap House’. It was an exceptionally successful album for Indie Music and topped the ‘Billboard Heatseekers Chart’. This was followed by another hit album titled ‘Hard to Kill’. This marked the beginning of his successful career and he came up with various hits including ‘Murder was the Case’ and ‘Black Beatles’. Gucci had seen the dark side of life as he had repeatedly been in and out of prison. He was once arrested on charges of a murder but was released due to lack of evidence. he has seen all the ups and downs in life and shared his thoughts over several issues and subjects. Go through the quotes by this rapper which shows his cool attitude towards life.

I usually record all through the night, but I'm known for waking up early in the morning. Even if I had recorded till 3 or 4 in the morning I might wake up at 9 or 10. I never sleep till 1 o clock.

- Gucci Mane

I'll like to tell all the people who wrote me and said a prayer for me, thank you from the bottom of my heart.

- Gucci Mane

I'm just a careful person around wheels and stuff like that. I try to be as cautious as I can, cause I lost friends to motorcycle accidents and car accidents. So I don't ever play around anything like that.

- Gucci Mane

Most of my subject matter was all kind of, like, party stuff, jewelry and cars. It was really just, you know, shallow.

- Gucci Mane

I try to take a couple of young guys under my wing and tell them what I've learned, because you can't teach nobody if you don't know anything.

- Gucci Mane

As nervous as I am to pick up a water bottle, that's how nervous I am to perform. My confidence is very high. I really enjoy going up, I feel like it's my birthday everyday that I have to go up there.

- Gucci Mane

Unfortunately I've been to jail a couple times. Anytime I come in it's difficult to make music, write songs.

- Gucci Mane

I'm a big bike fan - my homies got Harleys and all kind of choppers - but to be honest I'm scared to ride motorcycles like that.

- Gucci Mane

I did some things to some people that was downright evil. Is it karma coming back to me - so much drama.

- Gucci Mane

My own momma turned her back on me, and that's my momma.

- Gucci Mane

Always watch your back - when I was fourteen I got a tattoo of an eye on the back of my neck, so I could say I was always watchin' my back.

- Gucci Mane

A trapper but this rappin got me going places you'll never go!

- Gucci Mane

I believe I can make all the money I've missed. But I can't regain the time with fans and family.

- Gucci Mane

There's a lot of people scared of me, and I can't blame them. They call me crazy so much I think I'm starting to believe them.

- Gucci Mane

I feel like I am an example.

- Gucci Mane

I hope my life is a testimony to show people no matter what you go through, how many hurdles are placed in front of you, how many bumps and bruises you get, to pick yourself up and be resilient and keep on trucking.

- Gucci Mane

I feel like you don't have to go through jail, that's not part of bein' a man.

- Gucci Mane

I just want to let everyone know I'm not a murderer.

- Gucci Mane

I always have faith that something's going to happen good for you, and it going to happen.

- Gucci Mane

Before I make an action, think about the consequences. ... Any decision I make is a heavy decision.

- Gucci Mane

When all my hard work is getting recognized. It makes me work even harder.

- Gucci Mane

I might be ugly, but my cars are real pretty.

- Gucci Mane

I will keep on hurdling and keep on hustling.

- Gucci Mane

I'm so high, it's so lonely up here

- Gucci Mane

I'm icy, I'm icy. So icy, so icy.

- Gucci Mane

How you dress on the outside, it represents your soul.

- Gucci Mane

Girls are like buses, miss one, next fifteen, one comin.

- Gucci Mane

Don't never drop your head. Don't never feel like you counted out.

- Gucci Mane

I don't give a damn how you feel about me, I sip lean pure codeine and I don't give a damn what you say about me.

- Gucci Mane

I ball all through the winter and I stunt all through the summer.

- Gucci Mane

I learned that everybody is not your friend. You have to watch who you associate with and surround yourself with positive things and people who want to do something positive.

- Gucci Mane

I stay higher than giraffe pussy

- Gucci Mane

Ain't got no comparison and I ain't being arrogant.

- Gucci Mane

If a man does not have the sauce, then he is lost. But the same man can be lost in the sauce.

- Gucci Mane

My goal is to drop 10 projects in 2013. All albums. I gotta do it. I know the 10 projects I want to drop.

- Gucci Mane

I'm not a fan of anybody music who I feel like a sucka. I don't listen to you. They play you in the club, you can have the #1 jam, but if I know your character, how can I listen to your music?

- Gucci Mane

That fame monster's a fool, man. It really is.

- Gucci Mane

A lot that was happening in 2005, 2006, good and bad, the beats reflected it. It was a lot of money around. People was making music to throw money to.

- Gucci Mane

I would collaborate with James Franco as a rapper any day.

- Gucci Mane

Sometimes you almost have to laugh to keep from crying to deal with the pain associated with the 'hood.

- Gucci Mane

A lot of times when you keep it real with somebody, you can't expect them to keep it real with you.

- Gucci Mane

I had given thought to acting, but I never really had a good enough opportunity or a character who made sense and paralleled my life a little bit. I feel like I'm one of the poster boys for a bad guy in a movie. I feel like I'm a good person to play a bad guy in a movie. I can say that.

- Gucci Mane

I watch the people I hang around, 'cause if you hangin' with people who still got their foot in the street, that really involves you as well. It's definitely all about the company I keep. If you don't want anything to do with the streets or whatever, but you got everybody around you in the street, you just as much a part of it as they are. A lot of times it's very hard; you gotta straight cut off people, you know what I mean? If it ain't good for you, you just gotta turn your back to it.

- Gucci Mane

The way I lived, I grew up in a time where people would take your shoes, they'll take your jacket, they'll take your cheese without a gun. So people would jump on you - this was like fourteen, fifteen years old. So it always taught me that you gotta have your crew, in some ways you gotta move, don't put your self in harm's way, and definitely if you're a street dude and want any kind off credibility, don't put yourself under the mercy of anybody else, or you'll be at their mercy; they can do what they want to do to you.

- Gucci Mane

The way I think I should stay out of trouble is by stayin' busy. With idle time comes a lot of biz, so the more my work load is heavy, I'll have no time to get into any trouble or makin' dis tracks or get into conversation about any other rappers.

- Gucci Mane

I value my core fans I got from the hood. I think a lot of things might hit home with them, like problems with the law or how I talk about partying - all the different topics I cover when I do rap. But I also value my suburban fans who take a liking to my music and like the way I change cadences. I appreciate all of them cause both types of fans push me to record all the time, both push me to give my best when I do a show. Both push me to be the best rapper and not just do it as a hobby, but do it as a job and take it seriously and put pride in it.

- Gucci Mane

When I wanted to be professionally known as a rapper I said I wanna take the moniker Gucci Mane. But all the people in my hood, not even my closest friends but everybody in Atlanta, calls me Guwop. I didn't start it. I can't put my finger on how it spread. I know it started from my boys but then everybody who I collaborate picked up on it and they'd say it to me.

- Gucci Mane

I take responsibility for the times I was arrested and the things that I did. Me being 33 now, I look back on those times and I wish that a lot of things I didn't do. I wish I could have back because I see how much I influence people. People wanna follow in my footsteps and I wish that I can now do more positive things, and that back then I'd done more positive things.

- Gucci Mane

I decided I was gonna call myself cause Gucci Mane cause that was my father's name. His nickname was Gucci Mane. That's what my grandmother called my father. People would call me Gucci Mane every now and then, but honestly, that was his name.

- Gucci Mane

A lot of people say if they could go back in time they would not change anything. But, to be honest with you, I like it and I don't like it. I like the fact that all I went through as a youngster made me a great man, but just goin' through what I went through - I wouldn't wanna go through that again. I wouldn't wish that on nobody.

- Gucci Mane

I'm not from the heart of Atlanta, I'm from the Eastern outskirts. Stone Mountain is the town - Gambino is from there, Danger Mouse is from there. So there's a lot more greenery, lakes and a mountain you can climb everyday - all kinds of stuff that I'm into. I wear sandals, or a harness - I'm prepared to be outdoors because that's just how I am.

- Gucci Mane

I'm satisfied and proud of the things I did - even the bumps and the bruises that I've had on the way. You fall down, you get up, you brush yourself off and you keep going. And that's what we're doing.

- Gucci Mane

When I might be on a business trip, a lot of people are partying and they may be drunk or under the influence of something that I'm not under the influence of, and that might influence their actions. I'm not even blaming them, but being in the club and not knowing what everybody's motives are, I have to take precautions damn near every week, especially when I go out of town.

- Gucci Mane