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Top 95 Nicki Minaj Quotes on Life & Love (BADASS)

Top 10 Most Famous Nicki Minaj Quotes (BEST)

“You wanna know what scares people? Success. When you don’t make moves and when you don’t climb up the ladder, everybody loves you because you’re not competition.”

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Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up.Pin
Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up.
True confidence leaves no room for jealousy. When you know your are great, you have no need to hate.Pin
True confidence leaves no room for jealousy. When you know your are great, you have no need to hate.
Shoutout to my haters, sorry that you couldn’t phase me.Pin
Shoutout to my haters, sorry that you couldn’t phase me.
You’re not gonna tell me who I am. I’m gonna tell you who I am.Pin
You’re not gonna tell me who I am. I’m gonna tell you who I am.
Listen I'm the baddest in the school, the baddest in the game. Excuse me honey but nobody's in my lane.Pin
Listen I’m the baddest in the school, the baddest in the game. Excuse me honey but nobody’s in my lane.
I'm very proud of my team, and the way they stood behind me - and I'm very happy to show my female fans in that audience, and even my gay fans in that audience.Pin
I’m very proud of my team, and the way they stood behind me – and I’m very happy to show my female fans in that audience, and even my gay fans in that audience.
Beauty might bring happiness, but happiness always brings beauty.Pin
Beauty might bring happiness, but happiness always brings beauty.
Respect your haters. They’re the only ones who think you’re better than them.Pin
Respect your haters. They’re the only ones who think you’re better than them.
You don’t have to feel the need to put somebody down to make yourself feel better.Pin
You don’t have to feel the need to put somebody down to make yourself feel better.

15 Thought-Provoking Nicki Minaj Quotes

You have to know that as long as you love who you are - your morals, your values, that type of stuff - you're OK.Pin
You have to know that as long as you love who you are – your morals, your values, that type of stuff – you’re OK.
Maybe your weird is my normal. Who's to sayPin
Maybe your weird is my normal. Who’s to say?
I don't mind being called a weirdo.Pin
I don’t mind being called a weirdo.
You should never feel afraid to become a piece of art. It's exhilarating.Pin
You should never feel afraid to become a piece of art. It’s exhilarating.
People face difficulties, no matter who you are. I faced difficulties with a lot of things. I face opposition every day, but I didn't kill myself and now, thank God, I'm here.Pin
People face difficulties, no matter who you are. I faced difficulties with a lot of things. I face opposition every day, but I didn’t kill myself and now, thank God, I’m here.
Call it a curse, or just call me blessed, if you can’t handle my worst, you ain’t getting my best.Pin
Call it a curse, or just call me blessed, if you can’t handle my worst, you ain’t getting my best.
People will love you and support you when it’s beneficial.Pin
People will love you and support you when it’s beneficial.
Take me or leave me I’ll never be perfect. Believe me, I’m worth it.Pin
Take me or leave me I’ll never be perfect. Believe me, I’m worth it.
You gotta be a beast, that’s the only way they’ll respect you.Pin
You gotta be a beast, that’s the only way they’ll respect you.
There’s always gonna be evil people in the world who just do negative sh.Pin
There’s always gonna be evil people in the world who just do negative sh**.
Let me make this clear, I'm not difficult, I'm just 'bout my business.Pin
Let me make this clear, I’m not difficult, I’m just ’bout my business.
Don’t chase the boys. Don’t depend on anybody. Do your thing.Pin
Don’t chase the boys. Don’t depend on anybody. Do your thing.
Fame is the worst pain known to man. It’s stronger than heroin.Pin
Fame is the worst pain known to man. It’s stronger than heroin.
Painting they own pictures then they crop me in. But I will remain where the top begins.Pin
Painting they own pictures then they crop me in. But I will remain where the top begins.
When I win and when I lose, I take ownership of it, because I really am in charge of what I do.Pin
When I win and when I lose, I take ownership of it, because I really am in charge of what I do.

11 Wise Nicki Minaj Quotes About Life

I put God first and do not allow other things to cloud my vision.Pin
I put God first and do not allow other things to cloud my vision.
I don’t promote giving up. I promote fighting and winning.Pin
I don’t promote giving up. I promote fighting and winning.
Refuse to lose, refuse to be defeated, refuse to have regrets.Pin
Refuse to lose, refuse to be defeated, refuse to have regrets.
Life is a prize, but to live doesn’t mean you’re alive.Pin
Life is a prize, but to live doesn’t mean you’re alive.
Sometimes you don’t realize how far you’ve gotten until you look around at the people who are still trailing far behind you.Pin
Sometimes you don’t realize how far you’ve gotten until you look around at the people who are still trailing far behind you.
There’s nothing more beautiful than a smile that has struggled through tears.Pin
There’s nothing more beautiful than a smile that has struggled through tears.
Mind over matter, I don’t mind and you don’t matter.Pin
Mind over matter, I don’t mind and you don’t matter.
Life is a movie, but there will never be a sequel.Pin
Life is a movie, but there will never be a sequel.
No one will ever accept anything. I think the goal is to not want anyone's acceptance.Pin
No one will ever accept anything. I think the goal is to not want anyone’s acceptance.
I will not let anyone scare me out of my full potential.Pin
I will not let anyone scare me out of my full potential.
Always tell someone how you feel because opportunities are lost in the blink of an eye, but regrets can last for a lifetime.Pin
Always tell someone how you feel because opportunities are lost in the blink of an eye, but regrets can last for a lifetime.

4 Nicki Minaj Quotes About School

“I’m thinking of a legacy that I can be proud of and wealth that my grandchildren can use to go to college. So world domination – in terms of providing for my family – is absolutely my goal.”

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Stay in school. Don’t ever be lazy, don’t you ever complain about hard work. Work hard, it pays off.Pin
Stay in school. Don’t ever be lazy, don’t you ever complain about hard work. Work hard, it pays off.

“Being honest, if I had a daughter I wouldn’t want her listening to a Nicki Minaj CD until she was a certain age. Even when I meet my fans and they tell me they are 12, I cringe a little. I always say, ‘Listen. I don’t want you saying the bad words, put school first.’.”

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“I stand for girls wanting to be sexy and dance but also having a strong sense of themselves. If you got a big ol’ butt? Shake it! Who cares? That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be graduating from college.”

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3 Nicki Minaj Quotes About Success

I came to win, to conquer, to thrive.Pin
I came to win, to conquer, to thrive.
If you don’t take control of your career, guess what You’ll be stuck in the sunset watching the sunrise, I am the sunrise.Pin
If you don’t take control of your career, guess what? You’ll be stuck in the sunset watching the sunrise, I am the sunrise.
If you don’t have critics, you probably don’t have success either.Pin
If you don’t have critics, you probably don’t have success either.

3 Nicki Minaj Quotes About Love

“Tell me that you comin’ back and you just took a break. Maybe I blamed you for everything, that was my mistake. In hindsight I loved your rawness and I loved your edge. ‘Cause it was you who talked me down from jumping off the ledge.”

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I’m very protective of my heart.Pin
I’m very protective of my heart.
Strange how someone you once loved can become just another person you once knew.Pin
Strange how someone you once loved can become just another person you once knew.

4 Nicki Minaj Quotes on Happiness

I think a child may be the only thing that could give me true happiness.Pin
I think a child may be the only thing that could give me true happiness.
So, my happiness doesn't come from money or fame. My happiness comes from seeing life without struggle.Pin
So, my happiness doesn’t come from money or fame. My happiness comes from seeing life without struggle.
I've always been the type of person to make everybody happy and get things done. I want everything to be 100% perfect.Pin
I’ve always been the type of person to make everybody happy and get things done. I want everything to be 100% perfect.
Don’t stay watching happiness, make it.Pin
Don’t stay watching happiness, make it.

16 Nicki Minaj Quotes that Inspires Women Empowerment

“When you’re a girl, you have to be everything, You have to be dope at what you do, but you have to be super sweet, and you have to be sexy, and you have to be this and you have to be that and you have to be nice, and you have to – it’s like, I can’t be all of those things at once. I’m a human being.”

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I want to show little girls that the possibilities are endless. That's my goal - to not only do it for myself, but to show them I can do whatever I put my mind to.Pin
I want to show little girls that the possibilities are endless. That’s my goal – to not only do it for myself, but to show them I can do whatever I put my mind to.
Cause I am not a word, I am not a line. I am not a girl that can ever be defined.Pin
Cause I am not a word, I am not a line. I am not a girl that can ever be defined.

“My advice to women in general: Even if you’re doing a nine-to-five job, treat yourself like a boss. Not arrogant, but be sure of what you want – and don’t allow people to run anything for you without your knowledge.”

Nicki Minaj
I feel like when I reach my 500-million-dollar goal, then no other woman in rap will ever feel like they can’t do what these men have done.Pin
I feel like when I reach my 500-million-dollar goal, then no other woman in rap will ever feel like they can’t do what these men have done.
I think women are much stronger than men in society. We take more risks than they do in general.Pin
I think women are much stronger than men in society. We take more risks than they do in general.

“I’ve always had this female-empowerment thing in the back of my mind – because I wanted my mother to be stronger, and she couldn’t be. I thought, ‘If I’m successful, I can change her life.’.”

Nicki Minaj
When a good girl’s gone, she’s gone forever.Pin
When a good girl’s gone, she’s gone forever.
I just want women to always feel in control. Because we’re capable, we’re so capable.Pin
I just want women to always feel in control. Because we’re capable, we’re so capable.

“My advice to women in general: Even if you’re doing a nine-to-five job, treat yourself like a boss. Not arrogant, but be sure of what you want – and don’t allow people to run anything for you without your knowledge.”

Nicki Minaj
I’m a multidimensional woman, like all women are. The difference is I have the balls to take chances.Pin
I’m a multidimensional woman, like all women are. The difference is I have the balls to take chances.
Women should be allowed to be as hardcore and sexual as we want because men do it all the time.Pin
Women should be allowed to be as hardcore and sexual as we want because men do it all the time.
I am not a word, I am not a line, I am not a girl that can ever be defined.Pin
I am not a word, I am not a line, I am not a girl that can ever be defined.
You can be the king, but watch the queen conquer.Pin
You can be the king, but watch the queen conquer.
You can hate me, but why knock my hustle I'ma be the queen, no matter how they shuffle.Pin
You can hate me, but why knock my hustle? I’ma be the queen, no matter how they shuffle.
I want to build my empire. In my field, I have always seen men do it. From Diddy to Dr. Dre to Jay Z. Now it’s a woman’s turn.Pin
I want to build my empire. In my field, I have always seen men do it. From Diddy to Dr. Dre to Jay Z. Now it’s a woman’s turn.

3 Nicki Minaj Quotes on Female Rappers

“In the history of the hip hop world, there has been one, single, solitary human being in the history of the world. One female rapper to sell more albums than me in the first week.”

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I do not see myself as a female rapper anymore. I see myself as a rapper.Pin
I do not see myself as a female rapper anymore. I see myself as a rapper.

“Female rappers get it the hardest. You have to be a girl, yet you have to be just as hard as the guys. I think some female rappers get scared out of the business before they can make it.”

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2 Nicki Minaj Quotes on Insecurities

“I don’t agree that everyone should agree with everyone’s lifestyle. I think that some people aren’t going to agree, but I think that when you’re mean and when you ridicule people it’s a sign of your own insecurities.”

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We all have insecurities, but you have to know you're beautiful.Pin
We all have insecurities, but you have to know you’re beautiful.

4 Nicki Minaj Quotes About Bullies and Haters

“I went through a lot of bullying early on. Girls made my life a living hell. We had come to America from a different country. My brother and I had accents. It was very tough.”

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I truly believe my haters are my motivators.Pin
I truly believe my haters are my motivators.
The people that are inclined to hate, are also inclined to be losers.Pin
The people that are inclined to hate, are also inclined to be losers.
Haters, I'm not your enemy, I'm your hero. Cheer up, you should be happy I'm here.Pin
Haters, I’m not your enemy, I’m your hero. Cheer up, you should be happy I’m here.

3 Nicki Minaj Quotes on Family

“My rule is, whatever you were calling me four years ago is what you should be calling me now, because I don’t like it when my family or close friends call me Nicki Minaj. To me I’m not Nicki Minaj when I’m with them.”

Nicki Minaj
My goal in the beginning was to buy my mother a house. Now I realize, okay, if I really focus and become a key player in business, then I can build an empire.Pin
My goal in the beginning was to buy my mother a house. Now I realize, okay, if I really focus and become a key player in business, then I can build an empire.
I don’t want children cursing. I’m very strict on my nieces and my little brother. They have to listen to clean versions of music. Even my music.Pin
I don’t want children cursing. I’m very strict on my nieces and my little brother. They have to listen to clean versions of music. Even my music.

2 Nicki Minaj Quotes About Other Celebrities

“I’m a role model now. I didn’t know I was gonna have 13-year-old fans, so I’ve tried to change a few things here and there. But I also know that the girls don’t want me to be Miley Cyrus, either.”

Nicki Minaj
I cannot hold a grudge against Mariah Carey. What people don’t understand is that I’ve looked up to her for so many years.Pin
I cannot hold a grudge against Mariah Carey. What people don’t understand is that I’ve looked up to her for so many years.

15 Nicki Minaj Quotes That Will Make You Think

“It’s not hard to get your way when it’s your way or the highway. People either follow suit or they’re not around. I don’t really like the sound of that, ’cause that sounds like a temper tantrum. I’m just very black and white when it comes to my business. There’s really no gray area.”

Nicki Minaj
I don't have to do things just to please people. It's okay to do what I love because what I love, my fans love. And they're really the only ones that should matter.Pin
I don’t have to do things just to please people. It’s okay to do what I love because what I love, my fans love. And they’re really the only ones that should matter.
Sometimes I wake up in the morning and I am like, 'This is a high-top day' or 'This is a bob day,' but when I get my clothes on that's when I see.Pin
Sometimes I wake up in the morning and I am like, ‘This is a high-top day’ or ‘This is a bob day,’ but when I get my clothes on that’s when I see.

“I feel like [throughout] my entire career and life, that I’ve been judged by people who really did not know me. But I definitely think that they probably were right to assume what they had assumed about me, because there was so little to go on out there. If you only see videos of me being crazy and hearing little things here and there, then obviously you’re not going to have any idea who I really am.”

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Lavender is the new pink. I'll never stop wearing pink but I wanted to venture out.Pin
Lavender is the new pink. I’ll never stop wearing pink but I wanted to venture out.
I hate formal stuff. I love looking like a doll and all that stuff and playing dress up, but when I'm home, sweat pants, t-shirt. When I'm in the studio, sweat pants, t-shirt.Pin
I hate formal stuff. I love looking like a doll and all that stuff and playing dress up, but when I’m home, sweat pants, t-shirt. When I’m in the studio, sweat pants, t-shirt.
They don’t see the tears I cry, the fears I hide. Tend to keep my cares inside, it’s merely pride.Pin
They don’t see the tears I cry, the fears I hide. Tend to keep my cares inside, it’s merely pride.
Like, I mean I don’t even know why you girls bother at this point. Like, give it up. It’s me. I win and you lose.Pin
Like, I mean I don’t even know why you girls bother at this point. Like, give it up. It’s me. I win and you lose.
Got the eye of the tiger, the lion of Judah.Pin
Got the eye of the tiger, the lion of Judah.
Dear God, I am only what you made me and I appreciate everything that you gave me, but like, I don’t want to do it any more, sort of lost sight of what I’m doing it for.Pin
Dear God, I am only what you made me and I appreciate everything that you gave me, but like, I don’t want to do it any more, sort of lost sight of what I’m doing it for.
Nothing is worse than going home and having not played a gig.Pin
Nothing is worse than going home and having not played a gig.
If I'm fake I ain't notice, cause my money ain't.Pin
If I’m fake I ain’t notice, cause my money ain’t.
I don't want a wig that looks like a wig; I want one that could pass for a weave.Pin
I don’t want a wig that looks like a wig; I want one that could pass for a weave.
One of the first production deals I signed, the guy wanted my name to be Minaj and I fought him tooth and nail. But he convinced me. I've always hated it.Pin
One of the first production deals I signed, the guy wanted my name to be Minaj and I fought him tooth and nail. But he convinced me. I’ve always hated it.
But had I accepted the pickle juice, I would be drinking pickle juice right now.Pin
But had I accepted the pickle juice, I would be drinking pickle juice right now.
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