Top 90 Ice Cube Quotes On Life, Love And Power

Looking for quotes by famous rapper Ice Cube? We have rounded up the best collection of Ice Cube quotes, sayings, captions, song lyrics (with images and pictures) including funny one liners.

His lyrics on N.W.A’s 1988 album Straight Outta Compton contributed to gangsta rap’s widespread popularity.

Full name: O’Shea Jackson  Stage Name: Ice Cube

Born: June 15, 1969, Net worth:

Occupation: American

These famous Ice Cube quotes on love and life are wise, motivational, and funny which you can relate to. Don’t forget to read out amazing Gangster quotes and Tupac quotes about love, life and success.

Famous Ice Cube Quotes

  1. “You can do it, put your back into it.” – Ice Cube

  2. “I can’t believe, today was a good day.” – Ice Cube (Song Lyrics)                                                                 
    Famous Quotes By Ice Cube
    Famous Quotes By Ice Cube

  3. “I don’t want to get rich and die trying.” – Ice Cube

  4. “I think to me, reality is better than being fake.” – Ice Cube

  5. “Speak a little truth and people lose they minds.” – Ice Cube

  6. “Just wakin’ up in the morning gotta thank god.” – Ice Cube

  7. “Sometimes when you want to laugh, reality steps in.” – Ice Cube

  8. “You better check yourself before you wreck yourself.” – Ice Cube

  9. “My son, O’Shea. He looks like me, and he can rhyme.” – Ice Cube

  10. “There’s never really been a real hood christmas movie.” – Ice Cube

  11. “Ice Cube is the piece of me that I give away to the public.” – Ice Cube

  12. “Stop expecting people to support your dreams. It’s yours.” – Ice Cube

  13. “Drink some coffee, put some gangsta rap on, and handle it.” – Ice Cube                                                       
    Best Ice Cube Quotes
    Best Ice Cube Quotes

  14. “When you’re talking to lions, you can’t meow like a pussycat.” – Ice Cube

  15. “I think the worst thing you can do about a situation is nothing.” – Ice Cube

  16. “I make a mean cup of coffee, if you give me the right ingredients.” – Ice Cube

  17. “I love music. It’s freedom, a way to deal with pent-up frustration.” – Ice Cube

  18. “I really appreciate family, I really can’t imagine life without them.” – Ice Cube

  19. “Rap is just somebody getting something off his chest. That’s all it is.” – Ice Cube

  20. “Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall with a jo*nt, drinking some eight-ball.” – Ice Cube

  21. “Tupac was one of the biggest thugs I know and he always wore his seat belt.” – Ice Cube

  22. “Doing it your own way, not having to go exactly by the book to be successful.” – Ice Cube

  23. “If you born in the mud, you gonna be dirty, and people don’t understand that.” – Ice Cube

  24. “I love any time you can enlighten people to mistakes, that’s how I started my career.” – Ice Cube

  25. “It’s always great when you’re able to give fans what they expect and even a little more.” – Ice Cube

  26. “If you think about stuff that happened when you were young, it stays with you forever.” – Ice Cube

  27. “Nothing wrong with being from the hood, but I’d rather my kids be visitors than residents.” – Ice Cube

  28. “Don’t worry about being a star, worry about doing good work, and all that will come to you.” – Ice Cube                                                                                                                                         
    Ice Cube Quotes Images
    Ice Cube Quotes Images

  29. “Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide.” – Ice Cube                                                                                                                               
    Ice Cube Quotes Pictures
    Ice Cube Quotes Pictures

  30. “Stop buy things you don’t need. To impress people you don’t like with money you don’t have.” – Ice Cube                                                                                             
    Inspirational Ice Cube Quotes
    Inspirational Ice Cube Quotes

  31. “If you don’t wanna shake that hood mentality! How the f*** we suppose to change our reality?” – Ice Cube 

  32. “There’s nothing wrong in starting off in a box, but you got to have a plan to come out that box.” – Ice Cube

  33. “Create your own path, hone your talent, be ready to show your talent, and don’t doubt yourself.” – Ice Cube

  34. “Either They Don’t Know…Don’t Show…Or Don’t Care About What’s Going On In The Hood” – Ice Cube (Boyz n the Hood Movie)

  35. “Smokey [to Craig]: “I know you don’t smoke weed, I know this; but I’m gonna get you high today, ’cause it’s Friday; you ain’t got no job… and you ain’t got shit to do.” – Ice Cube (Friday Movie)

  36. “Keep doin’ what you’re doin’, fall in love with what you’re creating, and everything else will fall into place.” – Ice Cube

  37. “The moral is that a career can be gone in an instant. And all you have in this world are the people you love.” – Ice Cube

  38. “You gotta learn that you ain’t gonna react to everything, just let clowns do what clowns do and watch the show.” – Ice Cube                                                                               
    Funny Quotes By Ice Cube
    Funny Quotes By Ice Cube

  39. “When I was six, God was a white man with a big beard riding on a white cloud. That’s the image television pumps.” – Ice Cube

  40. “They’re teenagers, man. They’re really stupid, so you should blend right in.” — Ice Cube as Captain Dickson, 21 Jump Street Movie

  41. “No matter what part of the country you come from, you can always come together to make ground-breaking hip-hop.” – Ice Cube

  42. “I do what I do. You like it, great. You don’t, go listen to somebody else. I’m stickin’ with the people that stuck with me.” – Ice Cube

  43. “Sometimes you got to start somewhere. And it’s cool, as long as where you start is not where you plan on finishing.” – Ice Cube

  44. “People wanted to have fun more than they wanted to learn from their music, and that’s where the shift started to happen.” – Ice Cube

  45. “I always say the movie came out good if they want another one. That always tells me that people really liked the movie.” – Ice Cube

  46. “I am only 33, I’ve got a lot to do. This is the first half of my career. I’m looking forward to the future and I’m proud about the past.” – Ice Cube

  47. “The best thing I’ve done with my money is buy a house for my family. You wake up to a house you love and you feel like somebody.” – Ice Cube

  48. “You can do anything in the world if you say, Hey man, don’t blame me, the devil made me do it. It’s an easy way to escape responsibility.” – Ice Cube

  49. “Anytime there’s racism somewhere in sports, we should get it out of there because sports is a place where everything’s supposed to be fair.” – Ice Cube

  50. “There’s a lot of potential that goes unused in places like South Central L.A., a lot of brilliant, smart people who just don’t have that chance to show it.” – Ice Cube

  51. “If you love what you do, and you believe in your talent, there’s nothing better than breaking through. There’s no better feeling than breaking through.” – Ice Cube

  52. “The thing is with hip-hop, it has its waves and the waves crash against the beach and the new waves come in. So to stay relevant you have to roll with that.” – Ice Cube

  53. “I wake up at 5:30, 6 in the morning, but don’t head into the office right away. I like to hang out with my wife, talk about things, get some coffee, you know.” – Ice Cube

  54. “Sometimes when you’re relegated to your neighborhood, you forget that there’s more important things than your neighborhood going on out in the world.” – Ice Cube

  55. “I’m not sure if music got a future. We have all these electronic ways to download and steal music and get music, but there’s no money in makin’ music.” – Ice Cube

  56. “A lot of people have a misconception of what the ghetto is all about. You know, it’s only a small percentage of the people that are bad. Everybody else is good.” – Ice Cube

  57. “I’m not trying to turn into Eddie Murphy, and just do kids movies the rest of my career. I’m going to still do a wide variety of movies, as well as do hardcore rap.” – Ice Cube

  58. “I have a really beautiful life right now, so there is no reason to be hostile. I’m a husband, a father and a man who tries to do the right thing in life and in my work.” – Ice Cube

  59. “Do not turn into just cookie-cutter producer, cookie-cutter this, but a producer that people say wow, when they do something it’s great or just unique or whatever.” – Ice Cube

  60. “Once you figure out what your own thing is it’s all about trying to develop shows, programs that can, I guess, enhance what you already have and what you can add to Hollywood.” – Ice Cube

  61. “I’ve been fighting my whole career to show a different side and prove naysayers – not prove them wrong, because I don’t think you should get your energy from negative people.” – Ice Cube

  62. “I think reading is important in any form. I think a person who’s trying to learn to like reading should start off reading about a topic they are interested in, or a person they are interested in.” – Ice Cube

  63. “Creating is really what I like to do. The best thing in the world is to have an idea in the back of your head and then to make that idea into a movie and have people all over the world enjoy it.” – Ice Cube

  64. “Everybody who comes from the gangster life – they want what that man in the suburbs wants. Nice family. Nice house. Nice cars. Bills paid. Kids in school. Food on the table. Nothing more.” – Ice Cube

  65. “You wanna be remembered for making an impact and changing things. I guess for the good or for the bad, it don’t matter. But I guess you just wanna be remembered when it’s all said and done.” – Ice Cube

  66. “What I wanted people to recognize is that racism is in all of us, in layers. Some in more layers than others. It’s not just the Klan guy and the black-fist guy, and it’s about peeling away those layers.” – Ice Cube

  67. “I believe our society has fallen into a pyramid system where there are people relegated to the bottom of that pyramid and there are people that feel like they’re entitled to the top of that pyramid.” – Ice Cube

  68. “There’s things people say in the barbershop they won’t even say in their own living room, because it’s just one of those zones where nobody’s going to judge you too much about your dumb opinion.” – Ice Cube

  69. “”I did ‘Are We There Yet?’ because I wanted to do a movie for my fans’ kids. Black kids don’t really see movies on this budget for them, starring them. And there’s so many white kids that love that movie.” – Ice Cube

  70. “I believe every pencil has to be sharpened every now and then to stay sharp, or you dull out. So my records, I chose to speak on what black people do, what white people do, what women do, what men do.” – Ice Cube

  71. “I know that there are obstacles; I know that there are hills to climb, I know there were people before me that made my journey easier and there are people behind me that I have made the journey easier for.” – Ice Cube

  72. “You have to resist falling in love with the money they [producers] want to give you. You have to really resist that, and you have to just think about the work and whether it’s a movie that you would want to see.” – Ice Cube

  73. “Everybody that wants to be successful should always be careful of what you wish for. A lot of artists and entertainers want to put the genie back in the bottle and wish they could go back to being what they were.” – Ice Cube

  74. “I want to do more drama. Comedy is the path of least resistance for my company. People know we can do them. People know they get a good response. People want to make them. Who am I to push up against that?” – Ice Cube

  75. “I have great people, smart people that are around me and we love the challenge. I guess it’s like climbing a mountain or building a building. It’s a challenge but you love every challenge that it brings or presents itself.” – Ice Cube

  76. “Embrace what makes up you. Some stereotypes are true – I love chicken, but that’s a stereotype, I love basketball, but that’s a stereotype, too. But who cares? Embrace it. Be who you are, and don’t be ashamed of what that is.” – Ice Cube

  77. “You can measure films on box office success, or people lovin’ the movie whenever they see it. That’s what I measure my movies on. How much people love these movies after they get a chance to see them, no matter how they get a chance to see them.” – Ice Cube

  78. “If you give anybody the chance, they can always make a decent human being out of themselves. It’s the people that don’t have a chance, that we look down at like they’re monsters or they’re animals or that they want something different than the rest of us.” – Ice Cube

  79. “Success really comes down to the product, not to me, my personality, or what club I’m seen going into or coming out of. None of that matters. What’s important is whether or not people feel like they wasted their time or money when they pay for a movie or a CD.” – Ice Cube

  80. “My thing is: stay creative. And just because somebody starts to pay you, that doesn’t mean all your creativity goes to that, and you don’t save none for yourself to be able to do other, bigger and better things and still follow your dreams even if you start off inside of a box.” – Ice Cube

  81. “The best thing to do is to write about what you know, and if you write about what you know you can always pull those nice little tidbits that hook people, that shows that you know about this world and can bring people into a world that they may not know nothing about.” – Ice Cube

  82. “People associate clothes with actual behavior, and it’s kind of crazy. If you get shot in some Levi’s you don’t go after Levi’s. It’s not the clothes. It’s always the people.” – Ice Cube

  83. “The biggest change in the government’s behavior has been because of TV and its ability to show to the world what has happened in this community, that’s the biggest change. But without TV, the separation between the government and the people would be much worse than it is.” – Ice Cube

  84. “Money comes and goes, but your inner feelings, your gut feelings, your manhood, your womanhood, whatever, that stays with you. That don’t go anywhere. So you either proud of who you are and how you handle situations or you not. If you handle a situation wrong, it will haunt you.” – Ice Cube

  85. “We should love the fact that we’re not just getting one point of view. That we have this diversity in entertainment, and people are not scared to be themselves, and people are not scared to make people uncomfortable, and that’s all part of it. That’s all part of being free.” – Ice Cube

  86. “Everybody thinks the grass is greener on the other side. If you talk to most artists, they think they can play something, you know, “If I had stayed playing football in high school, if I had been doing basketball.” Everybody’s got their fantasies and thinks the grass is greener. It’s not. It’s not.” – Ice Cube

  87. “Music is where I have the most creative freedom, but I love producing. To me, that’s kind of where all the action is. You get a chance to have your hands in every aspect of a film. From picking a director, sometimes picking a writer, to the actors, the wardrobe, set design, editing, music, and marketing.” – Ice Cube

  88. “My grandmother worked at one of those Bel-Air mansions, and we would go – not too often, but every now and then – to pick her up. Hollywood was probably 12 miles from my house, but it might as well have been a million miles away. The only time I saw that world was on TV. Until I started making records.” – Ice Cube

  89. “I think people, if you really want to be happy, you have to find God yourself, and you’re going to have to have a personal, one-on-one relationship and not look to get through these traditions or these rituals and all this crazy stuff when you could talk to him right here, right now, anytime, anywhere, any place, from any position. And that’s the kind of relationship you want, not a standard.” – Ice Cube

  90. “I was given the name by my brother when I was about eleven or twelve years old. He was older than me, and around that age I was starting to get into girls, and when they would call the house for him, and when he was not there, I would try to talk to them. I was trying to be the man and trying to get them to come and see me, not worrying about him. When he found out… he started calling me Ice Cube as a joke because he said I was trying to be too cool. I just liked it and started telling everybody in the hood “my name is Ice Cube.”” – Ice Cube

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