Top 70 DMX Quotes & Song Lyrics About God, Life, And Love

Earl Simmons, professionally known as DMX, was an iconic American rapper, songwriter, and actor known for his raw lyricism, catchy songs, and captivating stage presence. Here is the best collection of DMX quotes, sayings, and song lyrics about God, life, love, trust, and more that will motivate and encourage you to keep hustling for your dreams.

Born in Mount Vernon, New York, DMX became one of the most influential and charismatic figures in the hip-hop industry in the late 1990s.

He started his career with the release of his debut album It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot in 1998, peaking at number 1 on the Billboard 200. The album received both critical acclaim and commercial success, selling 251,000 units in its first week.

Over the years, DMX continued to enjoy success with the release of his subsequent albums like “Flesh of My Flesh,” “Blood of My Blood,” “…And Then There Was X,” and “The Great Depression.”

He became the first artist to debut an album at No.1 five times in a row on the Billboard 200 charts with the release of his 2003 singles “Where the Hood At?” and “X Gon’ Give It to Ya”.

Selling over 74 million records worldwide, DMX captivated the audiences with his introspective lyrics, raw passion, and authenticity.

His lyrics often influenced by his life struggles, reflected on topics of spirituality, his troubled upbringing, and his battles with addiction.

Apart from his successful career in the music industry, DMX showcased his talent in acting, appearing in films such as Belly, Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, Cradle 2 the Grave, and Last Hour.

DMX demonstrated his versatility by performing  both action-packed and dramatic roles, proving that his talent extended beyond music.

Unfortunately, he passed away on April 9, 2021, leaving an undeniable impact on the rap genre. Being one of the most influential rappers in the rap music industry, DMX has inspired a lot of people with his words of wisdom.

These famous DMX quotes and DMX lyrics will inspire you to keep pushing through all the struggles life throws at you and come out as a winner.

Top 10 DMX Quotes

  1. “I will never fit in, that’s one of my best qualities.” – DMX                     

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    DMX quotes
  2. “No matter how hard it rains, withstand the pain.” – DMX                           

    Best Quotes From DMX
    Best Quotes From DMX
  3. “I’m a blessing to whoever gets to really know me.” – DMX                      

    Famous Quotes By DMX
    Famous Quotes By DMX
  4. “The curse turned to grace when the hurt turned to faith.” – DMX           

    DMX Quotes About Trust
    DMX Quotes About Trust
  5. “Do the right thing cause after the tears come the cheers.” – DMX           

    DMX Quotes About Life
    DMX Quotes About Life
  6. “Do dirt, get dirt. So I treat people with the same respect that I want.” – DMX
  7. “See to live is to suffer, but to survive, well that’s to find meaning in the suffering.” – DMX      

    DMX Lyrics Quotes
    DMX Lyrics Quotes
  8. “I just find myself happy with the simple things. Appreciating the blessings God gave me.” – DMX    

    Best DMX Quotes
    Best DMX Quotes
  9. “Don’t believe everything you hear, don’t believe everything you read and only believe half of what you see.” – DMX
  10. “Right, wrong, good, bad, heaven, hell. I think that is the theme of my life. I think you have to know both in order to honestly choose one. So, I’m familiar with both sides of the fence.” – DMX

Inspirational DMX Quotes About Life

  1. “If your heart was as big as your mouth you’d be real.” – DMX
  2. “I know I may have done some bad things, but I’m not a bad person.” – DMX
  3. “My birth was a blessing. Sent to live and die on Earth; it’s a blessing.” – DMX
  4. “The snake, the rat, the cat, the dog… How you gonna see ’em if you livin’ in the fog?” – DMX
  5. “We each have a star; all you have to do is find it. Once you do, everyone sees it, you won’t be blinded.” – DMX
  6. “Be careful of the ones that always wanna get you high, cause when the time comes, that one’ll let you die.” – DMX
  7. “The toughest guys have the biggest hearts. The biggest hearts – because they have to be tough to protect it.” – DMX
  8. “You have to have humility. You have to be able to humble yourself and know what you got, know where it came from.” – DMX
  9. “Never become so involved with something that it blinds you. Never forget where you from; someone will remind you.” – DMX
  10. “You don’t come to terms with something before you do it. It’s only after you’ve done it that you realize, you know, maybe that wasn’t the best thing to do. Sometimes you gotta fall down to know the feeling to get up.” – DMX

Famous DMX Quotes About God 

  1. “I’ll repent one day, just not right now.” – DMX
  2. “With the Lord behind us, they’re ain’t nothing we can’t do.” – DMX
  3. “Every day, I get closer to God. Every day, my will to do the right thing gets stronger.” – DMX
  4. “You gave us power in our words, so I think before I speak, and that way when I speak, they know I’m here to teach.” – DMX
  5. “Lord I am not perfect by a long shot, I confess to you daily. But I work harder everyday, and I hope that you hear me.” – DMX
  6. “Anything that’s not positive, I don’t have the energy to focus on it. Anything that’s not going in the right direction, I don’t have the time or the energy.” – DMX
  7. “I am highly favored by God, I experience great victories, supernatural turnarounds, and miraculous breakthroughs in the midst of great impossibilities.” – DMX
  8. “I’ma shine regardless, my steps have already been ordained. My steps have already been written, the Lord has already written my steps out so no one can do anything to stop it.” – DMX
  9. “My relationship with God has gotten so much stronger. He’s always had his hand on me. He always guided me. I didn’t always go where he wanted me to go. But He always had me. Now that I’m actually listening and being obedient, life is so much better.” – DMX
  10. “The truth doesn’t change. It was the same when Moses got the Ten Commandments as it is today. That’s the thing about the truth. That’s the thing about real. It doesn’t change and it doesn’t have to change. Now you can put it in a different book, but it’s still real. It’s still the truth.” – DMX

Best DMX Quotes On Rap And Rappers

  1. “I grew up with hip-hop. Hip-hop is not just music, it’s a lifestyle.” – DMX
  2. “I’m glad that young black people are successful with the music. I’m not a hater.” – DMX
  3. “I can reach people the average person can’t reach because I’m as grounded as I am.” – DMX
  4. “I’m still the same. That’s why the fans love me. Because they need stability in the industry.” – DMX
  5. “Just because someone raps, doesn’t mean that’s all they can do. A lot of people are multi-talented.” – DMX
  6. “It’s the tough things that we go through… that get us to that point where we’re better and stronger than we’ve ever been.” – DMX
  7. “One thing about being a celebrity that I learned a long time ago was that I pretty much gave up the right to fair treatment.” – DMX
  8. “One thing that people don’t really understand is that as celebrity you rarely get fair treatment. You either get love or hate. It’s never really fair.” – DMX
  9. “You can’t speak for the people unless you’re able to walk amongst the people. And how many of these rappers out here actually hang out with regular people?” – DMX
  10. “Some people buy records just to dance to ’em. Some people buy records to listen to the radio. And there’s people that buy records ’cause they listen to every song.” – DMX

Motivational DMX Quotes To Inspire You

  1. “I can forgive, I just can’t forget.” – DMX
  2. “The truth is undeniable. You tell somebody the truth, it’s undeniable.” – DMX
  3. “You can’t call any one person the devil. Because no one person has the power to be the devil.” – DMX
  4. “It’s a waste of energy to think about what somebody else is doing and how they doing it. I’ma just do what I do.” – DMX
  5. “The places that I’ve been, the things that I have seen – what you have as nightmares, are what I have as dreams.” – DMX
  6. “Look in my eyes, see what I see. Do what I do, be what I be. Walk in my shoes, hurt your feet. Then know why I do dirt in the street.” – DMX
  7. “A lot of people, we want a miracle, we want a huge blessing. People will forget that a miracle will only happen on the platform of a tragedy.” – DMX
  8. “You don’t come to terms with something before you do it. It’s only after you’ve done it that you realize, you know, maybe that wasn’t the best thing to do. Sometimes you gotta fall down to know the feeling to get up.” – DMX
  9.  “I’m a King. Regardless of what I’ve been through and what I’ve done, I present myself as a King. And I get that respect from people, from everybody I deal with. I worked my whole life to establish that respect and make sure I get that respect.” – DMX
  10. “Do dirt, get dirt. So, I treat people with the same respect that I want. I don’t walk around big headed. I’m not a superstar. I’m a man like you’re a man. We’re all people. It’s a mutual respect. I’m not going to disrespect you, don’t disrespect me.” – DMX

DMX Lyrics Quotes

  1. “See to live is to suffer, but to survive/ Well that’s to find meaning in the suffering.” – DMX, Slippin’
  2. “That’s why you laying on your back, looking at the roof of the church/ Preacher telling the truth and it hurts!” – DMX, Party Up
  3. “As I’ma go through, whatever you want me to/ Just let me know what to do, Lord give me a sign!” – DMX, Lord Give Me a Sign
  4. “Never become so involved with something that it blinds you/ Never forget where you from someone will remind you.” – DMX, It’s On
  5. “The days are longer and seems like I’m facing time/ I’ve got a lot of dreams, but I’m not really chasing mine.” – DMX, Get At Me Dog
  6. “If you never met me then you have no right to judge me I got a good heart but this heart could get ugly.” – DMX, Look Thru My Eyes
  7. “Go get your stories if your dreams will come true/ I got your back and I’m gonna be there for you/ When this place is too much and you don’t know what to do/ I got your back and I’m gonna be there for you.” – DMX, I Got Your Back
  8. “This is hell, go get the devil and get me the key/ But can’t be worst than the curse that was given ta me/ It’s what I live for, you take away that and I’m gone/ There’s a difference between, doin’ wrong and being wrong.” – DMX, Let Me Fly

DMX Quotes From Songs

  1. “I’ve lost my grip on reality or so it would seem/ Pinch myself to wake up, cause I know it’s a dream.” – DMX, Belly
  2. “The funerals, the wakes, the churches, the coffins/ The heartbroken mothers, it happens, too often…” – DMX, Who We Be
  3. “Be careful of the ones that always wanna get you high/ Cause when the time comes, that one’ll let you die.” – DMX, Angel
  4. “Out with a bang, you will remember my name/ I wanted to live forever, but this wasn’t fame.” – DMX, 24 Hours To Live
  5. “Either let me fly, or give me death/ Let my soul rest, take my breath/ If I don’t fly I’ma die anyway, I’ma live on /But I’ll be gone any day.” – DMX, Let Me Fly
  6. “Didn’t listen, so I might as well have been talkin’ to the air/ Everybody makes mistakes, a mistake is aight/ But if it ain’t, I’ma tell you straight, time to say, ‘Goodnight’.” – DMX, Here We Go Again
  7. “Two sets of footprints; I was right beside you there/ But what about them times I only saw one? / Those were the times when I was under the gun. It was then I carried you my son.” – DMX, The Convo
  8. “My Lord, my saviour, don’t judge my behaviour but instead, take what’s in my heart and put it in my head See I guess I really never knew, how proud I made you My life is yours, my soul I gave you.” – DMX, Angel

Popular DMX Quotes About Love

  1.  “In my heart I mean well. But if you help me to grow, then what I have in my heart will begin to show.” – DMX
  2. “If you love somethin’, let it go If it comes back to you it’s yours If it doesn’t, it never was.” – DMX, Let Me Fly
  3. “When I’m at home, I don’t discuss business. I don’t talk business. I don’t answer the phone. It’s just me, my wife, my children, my dogs. That’s my world.” – DMX
  4. “Good morning, my dear daughter. Wake up and create memories today. Go on an exciting adventure, which will be a fun moment to remember. Make your day a fun one today!” – DMX
  5. “The day I will never forget is the day I married my wife, Tashera. Tashera is so special to my boys and me. Her energy is enough to put anyone on a cloud. Her dedication and care gives me comfort and ease.” – DMX

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More About DMX

DMX is one the most successful and influential rappers in the hip-hop industry. He is the only artist in Soundscan history to have his first four albums debut at #1 on the Billboard Charts.

Growing up in Yonkers, New York, DMX had a very challenging childhood. He went through a lot of hardships including poverty, struggles with drug abuse, and involvement in criminal activities.

He found music, especially rap, as a medium to overcome his difficulties and express his emotions and experiences.

Despite his troubled childhood, DMX paved his way to success with his hard work and passion for music. His authenticity, lyrical depth, and amazing storytelling abilities helped him connect with the audiences.

Hopefully, these DMX quotes and DMX lyrics will give you a different perspective on life and make you appreciate the life you are living.

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