Big Sean Quotes About Life That Will Inspire You

A collection of the best quotes from Big Sean, an American rapper and songwriter. Here are some of our favorite quotes from rapper Big Sean. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or just a good laugh, these quotes will definitely do the trick!

Big Sean Quotes

“I don’t believe in obstacles. I only believe in opportunities.” – Big Sean

“I don’t feel nervous at all or uncomfortable. I just feel like I need to bust my ass and get it done.” – Big Sean

“I fall, but I never fail. Remember that I’ll always be around” – Big Sean

“We’re chilling on a thousand thousand dollar couch.” – Big Sean

“I’m the new Jesus. Let’s make a toast.” – Big Sean

“If it ain’t about money, it ain’t bout nothin.” – Big Sean

“My last album was diamond. My second album is platinum. This one is going to be gold. I’m talking gold. My third album’s going to be platinum.” – Big Sean

“I want to build my college and get rid of all these kids that are lacking direction. They’re all through their parents’ pockets. I want to provide an outlet so that they can get an education.” – Big Sean

“I always say that as long as you have love and respect for the past great classics you have, it’s all good. But you can’t evolve.” – Big Sean

“I’m just doing what I feel. You see, like with my homie Kendrick, he’s so chill and laid back that it makes me want to be like him. Do you know what I’m saying? ‘Cause if you’re laid back, it makes me want to be laid back.” – Big Sean

“I love my fans, but I don’t care about everybody’s opinion.” – Big Sean

“My life is a work in progress. I’m just a kid from Detroit and I can’t stop.” – Big Sean

“I’d keep on working. Sometimes the hardest thing to do is nothing.” – Big Sean

“A lot of people look at me as like a boy wonder. But I’m really not. I’m just an overachiever.” – Big Sean

“I don’t care what anybody says about me. What’s cool is that my success has been built from so much experience. So much so that it almost doesn’t matter how much money I’m making because I’m on my way to building something else.” – Big Sean

“If I were the face of a company, everybody would be talking about me. It doesn’t matter what kind of music you make. If you get to the top, people are going to be talking about your face.” – Big Sean

“My life is like one big movie, but most people don’t know what’s really going on. They don’t know what my life is like. Nobody knows the real story.” – Big Sean

“Just because you think you’re tough doesn’t mean you are. You have to put the work in.” – Big Sean

“I’m letting go, taking my time. I just want to be successful.” – Big Sean

“I would love to get into production, but I don’t know if that will happen for me. I’d love to do it, but. I would love to get my own label one day. I don’t know if that’s possible.” – Big Sean

“I’m a make a bunch of money and move to a different city where you ain’t gonna recognize me.” – Big Sean

“I don’t think life is about money, but if you can make some money, you can have a life like everybody else. The difference is that most people act like they are living, but they’re really not living. They just need to get money to keep living.” – Big Sean

“I’m achieving more than most people. I’m achieving more than most people can dream of.” – Big Sean

“My problem is I don’t get to do too much shopping. And I’ve been trying to follow what Jay-Z did with his clothing line for the last few months. Which is cool. But it’s not my thing and I don’t want to be known as just some fashion guy. I don’t do clothes. I don’t have a store. Everything I do is about music.” – Big Sean

“I have to be a businessman first. If you can’t manage your money well in life, the time will come when you won’t have anything. You can only control what you can control.” – Big Sean

“It’s all about the hard work. Every decision I’ve made has been about how much work I can put into it.” – Big Sean

“I want to be a good businessman and a good person. If every decision is based on what’s going to make me the most money, then it’s going to be like, ‘Okay, Big Sean, this is what you’re gonna do.’ Then it’s not me anymore. It’s just who I am.” – Big Sean

“My success isn’t based on how much money I’m making right now. It’s more about the time I put into my craft and how much I give back. I’m 25 now, so it’s hard to think of a kid doing what I was doing at 20. It was a lot, but it was worth it. So all the lessons learned, in life and business, is what really makes me feel accomplished.” – Big Sean

“I want my music to reflect who I am as a person so people can be like ‘This is Big Sean. He’s a handsome guy. He’s not the typical person that he portrays on the radio.'” – Big Sean

“I’m just an overachiever.” – Big Sean

“I don’t go out often because I have to be here for my family. Usually, when I do go out, it’s with my friends. To me, it’s important to find a balance between work and play so that you don’t get burnt out. That’s why I’m so happy to play on the road because it’s an easy balance for me.” – Big Sean

“I want people to realize that you can be really successful in life if you work hard enough. But it’s not easy. It’s not something you can wake up and do. You have to work at it continuously.” – Big Sean

“It’s a blessing in disguise because at least I know that I’m going to grow from it.” – Big Sean

“Slowly but surely, I got through every aspect of the business to where it is today.” – Big Sean

“I think when you can show people that you have been able to go where you wanted to, your past is not running over your future. That you can be successful and make the money you want on your terms.” – Big Sean

“I think those are the days when you feel most alive. That’s when you know you’re on top of your game.” – Big Sean

“No matter how the sound check was, I’m exhausted when I come home from a show. It just gets me depressed to get back out in front of people and perform for them because it can be quite draining. Not the best feeling.” – Big Sean

“When you’re around successful people, you want to be like them. You automatically want to learn from them. You want to be the man that they bring home because they found success in the game and you hope that what worked for them will work for you as well, if not better.” – Big Sean

“I’m not only a rap artist. I’m a recording artist, songwriter and producer. Whatever the label needs, whatever I feel is the best way to get my music across to the masses is what I do.” – Big Sean

“I’m a rapper at heart, but eventually you have to eat.” – Big Sean

“When you’re on stage and you let your guard down, that’s when people see who you are. They see the real you. That’s what I have to do. Those are my true colors.” – Big Sean

“I was raised in a church, but as I got older and started going to clubs and hearing other artists perform, I realized that they were just all selling out music.” – Big Sean

“Every time I think about what I want to do with my life, I think about one thing: making a difference and being able to leave a legacy. That’s it.” – Big Sean

Big Sean Quotes Lyrics

“I’m not a member of a gang, but I’m affiliated with certain people and I do live in Chicago.” – Big Sean

“When I’m with my friends and we’re doing what we want. That’s the best time to be alive. The ‘high life’ is what I’m all about. I live a good life, man.” – Big Sean

“I came up in a home where everything was earned. Nothing was just given to me. My mother would say, ‘What can you do for your money?’ The idea of working for everything comes from my family.” – Big Sean

“I’m the underdog in so many ways and it’s a good thing to be the underdog in your own hometown. You don’t have to go out and try to fit in with other people. You can just be you.” – Big Sean

“The only way I can explain is that once you’re on top, everything starts boring. I’m still the same person. I’m still the same rapper. I’m still the same artist. But now that I’m on top, I can’t be frivolous with my money.” – Big Sean

“I’ve been going to the studio and working on this album since I was 17.” – Big Sean

“The people that want to listen to it, they like it. And the people who don’t want to listen to it don’t have to. It’s that simple.” – Big Sean

“When everybody loves you, there is no pressure. You can do what you want to do. But when people don’t like you, they will be jealous. I’m a very cocky person and proud of it.” – Big Sean

“Sometimes, when people ask what my religion is, it’s hard to answer. If you go to church every Sunday, that’s your religion. If you’re a good person, that’s your religion. I don’t feel like anyone has to be a certain way to be a certain religion.” – Big Sean

“The best thing about being independent is that you’re not limited by what some executive at the label tells you.” – Big Sean

“I see myself as the best of all worlds, whatever it is. I’m not just a rapper. I’m not just an R&B artist. I’m not just an artist. I am all of those things.” – Big Sean

“The biggest advantage is that I have no limitations. I can say whatever I want and do whatever I choose to do.” – Big Sean

“I went to music school. That was my first math class. It was called math teacher, actually.” – Big Sean

“A lot of people think a lot of things when they start. Some people are like, ‘If I sign this deal, then it’s going to happen and it’s going to be like this. But that’s not really how the business works.” – Big Sean

“I believe that nothing is impossible. If you really want to do something, you can do it. You have to have faith and not be scared of anything.” – Big Sean

“My mom has always been there for me and we’re close enough that she can always tell when something’s wrong with me. She asks me questions like, ‘Do you have a girlfriend?’ I always tell her the truth. I tell her that if I have a girlfriend, she’ll be the one to find out. But if I don’t have a girlfriend, then she’ll be the first to know.” – Big Sean

“You can never go broke overspending on shoes and hoes.” – Big Sean

“I do believe that God is judging us on how we spend, how we spend our money.” – Big Sean

“Dreams don’t work unless you do.” – Big Sean

“Dress for success and wear your victory, then you can be whatever you want to be.” – Big Sean

“I still have a lot of self-doubt in me, but I am learning every day with this experience I am gaining not to let it get the best of me and conquer that doubt.” – Big Sean

“When I was young, all I wanted was money and cars — that’s it. Everything I do from this point on is going to be geared towards that.” – Big Sean

“I have gotten a lot of blessings that are completely different than the way I was brought up.” – Big Sean

“It took me a while to get there, but once you get a little bit of money, you realize how much power it has over your life. It’s no longer just about trying to fit in and find some friends.” – Big Sean

“I pray every day, but never really ask for sh*t because I know God’s got my back. But if I ever need something, I’m going to tell him.” – Big Sean

“Money is just money—your friends and your family are always going to be there.” – Big Sean

“I do feel like I overspend on shoes and hoes, to be honest. I just bought my first crib, but I probably spent way too much on it, but that’s what you got to do when you get your first house. It would be best if you made it look good. But at the same time, you don’t want to go broke doing it.” – Big Sean

Big Sean Quotes About Life

“I’m not a materialistic person, but I like to take care of myself and my family.” – Big Sean

“I want me and my family to live a good life. That’s what everybody deserves in life: To be happy and comfortable with yourself.” – Big Sean

“I got to live that dream, so this is what I’m doing. If you could come up with another way of doing it? Then do something else. But until then, I’m living this.” – Big Sean

“I was born a very anxious person, so when I make it to the big house, it will be relieved that all my anxieties can go away.” – Big Sean

“Before I get my space, I don’t like going home. My own family knows that too. They get mad at me because they think it’s disrespectful to them, but it’s not. I don’t like going home to that place. I’m not saying that I don’t love them, or don’t appreciate them, but it’s just so different with them than other people.” – Big Sean

“I’m a big fan of what Jay Z did with ‘Reasonable Doubt’ and all those songs he did back in the day. You have to give back to the fans when you’re on top. That’s a big thing for me. I look at it as a way to give back to my fans. I try to make the best music for them, just the same way that I had somebody do it to me when I was younger.” – Big Sean

“It’s like this: When you get money, you feel you owe people something back. That’s what they want from me – they want me to rise to the top and help other people get there too.” – Big Sean

“I feel this shows people that rappers don’t have to be out of the ghetto to make it. You can go to college or whatever, but if you still love what you do and still want it, there’s no excuse not to get it done.” – Big Sean

“I’m not asking for a lot as far as money goes because I am blessed. That’s just life, though. You can’t live your life with anybody else’s money. You can’t be in my shoes for five minutes and then tell me that.” – Big Sean

“I was thinking about how much music changed my life. I want to do that for somebody else. I don’t want people to say, ‘Man, he was just sitting around in the studio smoking weed.’ I want to turn my life into a positive thing and have a lot of other people be inspired by me, too.” – Big Sean

“When I was about to get signed, I wanted somebody who knew what they were doing. It’s hard to get somebody on the phone when you’re 15 or 16 years old and have an idea. So I was looking for somebody who knew how to do it, who had already been through it. I found that person in Kanye West.” – Big Sean

“I don’t think about the money as much as people think. If you focus on it too much, you lose sight of what you’re trying to do.” – Big Sean

“It’s not like I spend money because I want to spend money — it’s because I want everything that goes along with having the money. Like, I don’t spend money to spend it; I spend money to live the lifestyle that comes with it.” – Big Sean

“It’s been a hell of a year. From moving out of my parent’s house and into an apartment with my pops to selling Ford trucks, it’s been cool. But more importantly, I got to do what I love every day.” – Big Sean

“I’m going to run this rap thing one day. I’m going to take it higher than I ever thought I could.” – Big Sean

“I wouldn’t say that I’m the best artist out right now or the best rapper, but I want to be the best artist in hip-hop. And being the best doesn’t mean you have to sell a lot of records, but that you’re the GOAT.” – Big Sean

“Vocally, I work on my lyrics all day long. I want to say, ‘I wrote 1,000 songs in my life and just wrote one today.’ When I write a song, I’m thinking about everything from what the hook is saying to how it’s going to sound.” – Big Sean

“My mom always tells me, ‘Don’t worry, though. You’ll be unhappy if you can’t be happy with what you have. You’ll never go backward. You can either go up or down.’ Then she says, ‘I’m gonna make sure you go up.’ That’s just how it is; it’s in my blood.” – Big Sean

“You’re not going to be able to rap forever. You have to build something else while you’re doing it. That way, when it’s time to hang up your microphone, you can fall back on these other things and still have a career.” – Big Sean