Macklemore Quotes

I don’t control life, but I can control how i react to it

And know that every struggle in life is there to teach you a lesson
It’s times like this that make you

Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heart strings. It acts as medicine.

The moment is now and we cant get it back from the grave.

Hold your head up, there’s a light in the sky
I know your fed up but you must try to survive
Each moment’s precious, don’t let life pass you by
Keep focused, keep your eyes on the prize.

Expectations are resentments waiting to happen

Just because you miss someone doesn’t mean you need them back in your life. Missing is just a part of moving on.

Make the money, don’t let the money make you
Change the game, don’t let the game change you

A world so hateful some would rather die than be who they are.

A life lived for art, is never a life wasted.

The greatest trick that the devil ever pulled
Was convincing women that they looked
Better in their makeup

Don’t forget where you come from
Don’t die holding on to your words
Cause you know you got a whole world to change
But understand who you got to change first

The skyline is etched in my veins. You can never put that out, no matter how hard it rains.


Strip away the fear, underneath it’s all the same love

The greats weren’t great because at birth they could paint
The greats were great because they paint a lot

You can only watch injustice go on for so long until you’re compelled to say something. To speak out against it.

One man’s trash that’s another man’s come up.

We are what we wear, we wear what we are


Live tonight, cuz you can’t take it with ya.

No freedom til we’re equal…damn right I support it.

Human rights for everybody, there is no difference.
Live on! And be yourself!

We sell our dreams and our potential to escape through that buzz.

Under that light rain, beaming in the night game, can’t stop now, keep moving, no brake pads. Came here to prove a point, live my life on the field, make history in between the base paths. And compete against the fear that is in me, that’s my only barrier and I swear I’m going to break that. From the mud, the cleats that we dragged through the feet, this is that moment and you cannot take it back… This is what you make of it, yeah we play to win, live it like we’re under the lights of the stadium. Fight, until the day that God decides to wave us in, right, until he waves us in.

Vote Love means vote equality. It means vote change. It means vote whats right for humanity.

I definitely use “smiling while rapping” as a tool in the booth. I want to have fun while recording. At times it can get tedious and stressful when it’s not sounding the way you heard it in your head, but you’ve got to remember to just smile and appreciate the fact that you’re even in the booth and there are people who want to hear your art.