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LL Cool J quotes

I think when you move past your fear and you go after your dreams wholeheartedly, you become free.

Hip-hop's always reached out to kids. If you look at the last 10 big albums it might seem ironic. But when I look at the history of this music it's always had a lot of positivity.

Our world is at the crossroads. We have a choice, right and wrong.

I don't wanna abandon my identity as LL Cool J, but at the same time, I had to figure out how to let people know that I'm really serious about making these movies.

When adversity strikes, that's when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.

Do what you love; you'll be better at it. It sounds pretty simple, but you'd be surprised how many people don't get this one right away.

I don't think you should go around talking trash about people because I think that's how you get your hat handed to you.

I'm not giving up my history and what I've done in my music because I love it and I'm very proud of it. I just want to open it up for more people.

You've got to stay focused without being boring - because all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Skinny, but dull.

Nobody is perfect, but life is about choices.

There's a lot of single black women who did the best that they could and that's a beautiful thing, but they don't know how necessary a father is in a kid's life and how much guys miss that deep down inside.

I feel like my peers now are artists like Madonna and the Stones, Michael Jackson and Prince. These are people who were able to take their careers beyond the normal here-today-gone-tomorrow life span.

The people who go get an LL album want to hear LL. They don't want to hear LL trying to sound like DMX or whoever else is out there. That's not what they want to hear from me, because if they want to hear that they can go get the real thing.

I am what I am, I'm doing very well in my life, and I'm thankful to God for that.

You have to always continue to strive no matter how hard things get, no matter how troubled you feel. No matter how tough things get, no matter how many times you lose, you keep trying to win.

Stay focused, go after your dreams and keep moving toward your goals.

Dreams don't have deadlines. I'm thinking of doing bigger and better things and having more fun with it.

I'm not trying to keep up or adapt. I'm allowing myself to grow, evolve and create new music.

Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you.

Hip-hop can be limiting and I refuse to accept limits.