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J Cole Quotes

Jermaine Lamarr Cole has known professionally as J. Cole is an American rapper, artist, musician, and record-maker. Cole is viewed as quite possibly the most compelling rapper of his age. He at first acquired acknowledgement as a rapper following the arrival of his introduction mixtape The Come Up. Intent on further pursuing a musical career, he went on to release two additional mixtapes, The Warm-Up and Friday Night Lights both to critical acclaim, after signing to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation imprint in 2009.

As a kid, Cole spent summers in Dallas with his father, an army vet who had separated from his mother, a United States Postal Service worker. Cole struggled his childhood to rise however never felt to fell. He began his career at the college, where he started rapping.

J. Cole released his debut studio album, Cole World. The sidelines story, in 2011. It debuted at no. 1 in the U.S. Billboard 200 and was soon certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA).

J Cole is undoubtedly one of the best hip-hop artists of today. There are numerous rappers out there however not all can make verses as crude and strong as J Cole. His realness is without, doubt the way into his accomplishment in building his crowd.

So, below we WPB Suggest has collected the best J. Cole Quotes to share these quotes with your friends and to know how J Cole’s bars changed the rapping industry.

J Cole Song Quotes

  • “To appreciate the sun you gotta know what rain is.”

 

  • “Take it from a man that loves what you got. And baby girl you’re a star, don’t let’em tell you you’re not.”

 

  • “I swore I’d never fall but I fell.”
J Cole Song Quotes
Love yourself girl, or nobody will.
  • “I use to rap about haters before ni**as was hating me. Now they hate to see a young Black man with a college degree. Fu**ing all these little models for free. Pardon me”

 

  • “Sometimes our dreams come true, sometimes our fears do too.”

 

  • “I’m here to spread a message of hope. Follow your heart. Don’t follow what you’ve been told you’re supposed to do.”

 

  • “We ain’t picture perfect but we worth the picture still.”

 

  • “You have to hurt in order to know. Fall in order to grow. Lose in order to gain. Because most of life’s lessons are learned in pain.”
J Cole Quotes & Sayings
I don’t trust easily, so when I tell you I trust you please don’t make me regret it
  • “I don’t trust easily, so when I tell you I trust you please don’t make me regret it.”

 

  • “What good is the bread if my n*ggas is broke? what good is first-class if my n*ggas can’t sit? that’s my next mission, that’s why I can’t quit.”

 

  • “A little jealousy in a relationship is healthy. It’s always nice to know someone is afraid to lose you.”

 

  • “Gotta learn when you get hurt.”

 

  • “They say time is money but really, it’s not. If we ever go broke, time is all we got.”
J. Cole Sayings Image
In this life ain’t no happy endings, Only pure beginnings followed by years of sinning and fake repentance
  • “Anything I do, I want to do it well.”

 

  • “Anything’s possible, you gotta dream like you never seen obstacles.”

 

  • “We coming from a long bloodline of trauma we raised by our mamas, Lord we gotta heal we hurting our sisters, the babies as well we killing our brothers, they poisoned the well-distorted self-image, we set up to fail I’ma make sure that the real gon’ prevail.”

 

  • “Wanna know a funny thing about this sh*t? Even if you let em’ kill your dream it’ll haunt you n*****.”

J Cole Quotes For Instagram

  • “Reflection bring regrets don’t rejection makes you defensive you protect your pride with your reflexes but life is a game with no reset on the end.”

 

  • “Money can’t buy your love cause it’s overpriced.”

 

  • “I want people to follow their dreams, yes but I’m not interested in telling young black kids how to be rappers. I want to show them that there are so many other paths you can take, besides a rapper or basketball player.”

 

  • “In this life ain’t no happy endings, Only pure beginnings followed by years of sinning and fake repentance.”
J Cole Quotes For Instagram
No need to fix what God already put his paintbrush on
  • “Believe in God like the sun up in the sky, see science can tell us how but it can’t tell us why. I have seen a baby cry then seconds later she laughed, the beauty of life the pain never lasts.”

 

  • “Today I know that we are the same, you and I different kinds of skin, a different set of eyes two different minds but only one God.”

 

  • “I grew up with nothing, it hurt me to see my mother poor the only pops a n**** ever seen around was Huxtable.”
J Cole Sayings
Gotta learn when you get hurt
  • “You have no control over what somebody else feels about you, but you have 100 per cent control over how you feel about yourself and how you feel about the people around you and how you handle life.”

 

  • “In a game full of liars it turns out that I’m the truth. Some say that rap’s alive. It turns out that I’m the proof.”

 

  • “Aim for the stars and I shouldn’t have missed but I was riding on fumes so I stopped by the moonbow I’m sitting on the hood of this b*tch like thanks for the view.”
J Cole Quotes Image
Money can’t buy your love cause it’s overpriced
  • “I’m tired of living with demons cause they always inviting more.”

 

  • “I struggled with being a broke college graduate, and while all my friends were getting career jobs, I was working horrible part-time jobs. That’s why now, even when I get tired, I think, ‘This is what I asked for.”

 

  • “I’ve got a feeling that there’s somethin’ more something that holds us together something that holds us together strangest feeling but I can’t be sure something that’s old as forever something that’s old as forever LoveLoveLoveLove.”

 

  • “Don’t let bridges you cross be bridges you burn.”

J Cole Quotes On Love

  • “We got dreams and we got the right to chase ‘em.”

 

  • “I’ll be king, and she’ll be queen when I hit her with a ring At the wedding, who gon’ sing?”

 

  • “Born sinner, was never born to be perfect.”

 

  • “Either you play the game or let the gameplay you and be that broke su**a talkin’ bout’ I stayed true.”
J Cole Quotes On Love
Promise to my momma I’ma make it to the Top. So I’ma keep climbing until my heartbeat drop
  • “I would say it’s more effective to treat people like children understandin’ the time and love and patience that’s needed to grow this change is inevitable but ain’t none of us seen this before therefore we just gotta learn everything as we go.”

 

  • “I’ve always been an underdog. I feel like I beat the odds.”

 

  • “Damn, cold world. I never thought I’d see the day that you’re my old girl.”

 

  • “I swear I walk with God, but the devil keeps following.”
J Cole Image
I swore I’d never fall but I fell
  • “I have a little bit of that gamer spirit in me. I just don’t have the time to be a gamer. But in another life, I would be one.”

 

  • “We have a bunch of people in America doing something that doesn’t need to be done to make money.”

 

  • “I still wanna rap better than everybody else, and I wanna say important things.”

 

  • “Life is a movie, pick your own role, Climb your own ladder or you dig your own hole.”
J Cole Image Quotes
They say time is money but really, it’s not. If we ever go broke, time is all we got
  • “I walk along this long harbour of life and sit on the piers, reflect on my pain and sh*t on my fears.”

 

  • “No need to fix what God already put his paintbrush on.”

 

  • “I truly believe that I make my path and I set my course, and where I land, at the end of the day, or the end of my career, is because of me. Of course, you get help along the way, and cosigns and management and opportunities and things like that but overall, the ball is in your court basically.”

 

  • “If they don’t know your dreams, they can’t shoot them down.”

J Cole Quotes

  • “My life accelerated but had to wait my turn. But then I redecorated, that means my tables turn.”

 

  • “I put a lot of pressure on myself. I think something’s not good enough, and I won’t stop until I feel like I’ve made it. I’m never satisfied.”

 

  • “As much as it might look like, to someone else, that I’m successful, I never feel like I’m anywhere. The further I go, I still feel equally further from my eventual goal. Because as I grow, I get more goals. I’m never content.”

 

  • “Never give up until you’ve given out all your very best. It’s better to fail to try than wondering what could have happened if you tried.”
J Cole Quotes
One thing you should know about me is I never play to lose. Always aim high and rarely obey the rules
  • “I now possess the tools as a producer and a songwriter to really just go out and make smashes all day long. I could make an album full of smash records that got the pop appeal. But my heart is in hip-hop. My heart is in telling stories. And it’s like therapy for me.”

 

  • “Rhyme patterns are nothing without meanings to the words. A lot of rappers can do those flows, but the raps aren’t really about anything – which is cool sometimes, but to have the flow and the message is one of my favourite things.”

 

  • “Promise to my momma I’ma make it to the Top. So I’ma keep climbing until my heartbeat drop.”
J Cole
We ain’t picture perfect but we worth the picture still
  • “One thing you should know about me is I never play to lose. Always aim high and rarely obey the rules.”

 

  • “I had a lot of resistance, and not just to fame. I was always conscious of not changing.”

 

  • “Thank you for the ones I love.”
J Cole Cool Quotes
Anything’s possible, you gotta dream like you never seen obstacles
  • “You are perfect exactly as you are. With all your flaws and problems, there’s no need to change anything. All you need to change is the thought that you aren’t good enough.”

 

  • “They say I’m like the human body, I produce my own sh*t.”

 

  • “Love yourself girl, or nobody will.”

 

  • “I was a class clown. At 12, I was definitely clowning. I was making all the jokes. But I was smart, so the teachers didn’t know what to do with me.”

J Cole Quotes Off-Season

  • “It’s always somebody who doesn’t want you getting cheese, man this whole sh*t is like tom and jerry.”

 

  • “Life is your professor, you know that bi**h is gon test ya.”
J Cole Quotes Off-Season
Take a chance, because you never know how perfect something can turn out
  • “Barack Obama would not be President if he were dark skin. Do you know what I mean? That’s just the truth. I might not be as successful as I am now if I was dark skin.”

 

  • “I’ll be dammed if I sit around another year, Dreamin’ dreams hopin’ somehow that they just appear.”

 

  • If I was to go to sleep before midnight, I would feel weird about myself, like I wasted a day. My most productive hours are between midnight and five.”

 

  • “It’s beauty in the struggle, ugliness in the success.”
J Cole Image
Sometimes our dreams come true, sometimes our fears do too
  • “I’m not gonna be bad at anything, and I want to actually be the best at anything I’m doing. So if I’m playing basketball, if I’m taking the SATs, like, there’s a competitive spirit behind it. With production, it’s the same thing.”

 

  • “If you ain’t aim too high, then you aim too low!.”

 

  • “I keep my head high, I got my wings to carry me. I don’t know freedom, I want my dreams to rescue me.”

 

  • “My eyes lit while I think about, my childhood now I’m blanking out, those were truly my best days, the only thing I had to stress was how the hell to get laid.”
J Cole Nice Quotes
People congratulate me. I just tell them God is good
  • “You are now the reason that I fight.”

 

  • “My life is too crazy, no actor could play me.”

J Cole Lyrics

  • “If I fell in love with you before I ever even knew I catch your eye then look away as if it never happened.”

 

  • “People congratulate me. I just tell them God is good.”

 

  • “Nothing lasts forever, but at least we’ve got these memories.”
J Cole Lyrics
Born sinner, was never born to be perfect
  • “Take a chance, because you never know how perfect something can turn out.”

 

  • “I got dreams bigger than your whole team.”

 

  • “For a few minutes, you made me feel as if I actually meant something to someone.”
Top J Cole Quotes
I’m here to spread a message of hope. Follow your heart. Don’t follow what you’ve been told you’re supposed to do
  • “I care about you, so I’ll wait. You don’t need to say anything, you just need to know that.”

 

  • “I actually started off majoring in computer science, but I knew right away I wasn’t going to stay with it. It was because I had this one professor who was the loneliest, saddest man I’ve ever known. He was a programmer, and I knew that I didn’t want to do whatever he did. So after that, I switched to Communications.”

 

  • “I’d rather be happy being myself than sad trying to please everyone else.”

 

  • “If you truly believe it, that’s step one. Step two, is, you know, the hard work that goes along with it.”
Top J Cole Quotes Image
We got dreams and we got the right to chase ‘em
  • “I do put a lot of God in my music, but not because I’m super religious. There are a lot of demons in my music, too. I acknowledge both.”

 

  • “I’ma be here for a while. None of these clowns can hurt me.”

 

  • “No such thing as a life that’s better than yours.”

J Cole Quotes 2021

  • “Keep grinding boy, your life can change in one year, and even when it’s dark out, the sun is shining somewhere.”

 

  • “Am I about dollars or about change? Am I about knowledge or brains? Freedom or big chains? They don’t feel my pain.”

 

  • “I know I’m blessed because yo’ stress is more real than anything I have done been through.”

 

  • “If you place your importance on appreciation and love, that’s enough.”
J Cole Quotes 2021
I swear I walk with God, but the devil keeps following
  • “Life is a camera lens. Focus only on what’s important and you will capture it perfectly.”

 

  • “College had a great deal to do with my development as a person. I don’t know if I’d be the artist I was if it wasn’t for goin’ to school like that. A school is a good place it ain’t for everybody, but I think it’s for most people.”

 

  • “Tupac was just so passionate about what he believes in and not afraid to say anything.”
Best J Cole Quotes
Nothing lasts forever, but at least we’ve got these memories
  • “My real dream is to have a whole, like, buy a whole piece of land. Imagine, like, a long driveway. Like, a cul de sac-type street, with maybe, like, seven houses. I will be right here. Have my mom be able to be right here. My brother over here. My girl’s grandmother and family are right here. Friends over there. That’s my real dream.”

 

  • “I feel like this: Whatever is in your path and in your heart, you need to do.”
J Cole Quotes For Facebook
I’m tired of living with demons cause they always inviting more
  • “You can lose all the money, but you’ll never lose people knowing you.”

 

  • “The same ones you love will bring you pain.”

 

  • “The music becomes more pure and soulful when it’s true, and it has to be true these days with the way the internet works, and the way the game works, everyone wants authentic raps.”

 

  • “I don’t like to think of it as being fired. Instead, I prefer to think of it as being on indefinite leave with a sabbatical flair.”

More J Cole Song Quotes

  • “I was a fool, spent all my time ducking school, ducking cops. Ducking rules, hugging blocks that don’t love you.”

 

  • “Gotta learn when you get hurt.”

 

  • “There’s a story behind every person, a reason why they are the way they are. So, think about that before you judge someone.”
More J Cole Song Quotes
I still wanna rap better than everybody else, and I wanna say important things
  • “I met Will Smith twice. I didn’t talk to him for too long but I was trying to let him know that my age group grew up watching him he was the coolest guy on television and the coolest guy in movies.”

 

  • “Don’t let them taint your soul.”

 

  • “I was a huge Mike Tyson fan growing up; his fights were always on in my house.”

 

  • “It’s beauty in the struggle, ugliness in the success.”

 

  • “So here we are it’s funny how so close can seem so far.”

 

  • “People think because I’ve got some success, I’ve made it, but in my eyes, it’s like, ‘How long has Jay Z been in the business? How many albums has he got?’ Not that I’m trying to be Jay Z, but I am trying to be around for a long time.”

 

  • “You have done seen me at my best, seen me at my worst, so when this sh*t ends, know it’s gon’ hurt.”

 

  • “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, one man’s pain is another man’s pleasure.”
J Cole Best Lyrics Quotes
If you ain’t aim too high, then you aim too low!
  • “If I could gift-wrap the globe, I’d give you the world.”

 

  • “You can’t reverse fame. You can lose all the money, but you’ll never lose people knowing you.”

 

  • “Far from the richest rapper, but my biggest personal achievement thus far in my life has been retiring my mom early from her job at the Post Office. It’s a tiny payback for the sacrifices she made that allowed me to chase a far-fetched dream of becoming a successful artist. I’m forever grateful.”

 

  • “I got a life in my grip, she holding tight to my wrist. She screaming: ‘Don’t let me slip.”

 

  • “Life’s a bi*ch and the pu**y’s wet. My clip is loaded and this is the kiss of death.”

 

  • “I’m a super-duper over-analyzer. You mix that with self-doubt and pressure, and that’s never healthy.”
J Cole Image Quotes For Instagram
It’s beauty in the struggle, ugliness in the success
  • “They try to tell you to leave, but this love is really sticky, so you ignore the hickeys, the pics of chicks & they Vicky’s, that they sent me.”

 

  • “Donuts are dry as sh*t, old as sh*t, thick as sh*t, nasty as f**k.”

 

  • “Never mind dwelling in the past, you’re listening to the future, the flows get tighter, them hoes get looser.”

 

  • “Put a price on my head won’t make me run. Try to kill me but it can’t be done. Cause my words gon’ live forever. You put two and two together Cole here forever.”

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