Best 96+ Ghetto Quotes About Moving On

Ghetto Quotes About Moving On

  • Battery never dies, the ghetto keeps me wise.
  • I believe in heaven more than hell, lessons more than jail.
  • In the ghetto, let love prevail with a story to tell.
  • My eyes see the glory, and well, The world waiting for me to yell, “I Have A Dream!”
  • I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.
  • The ghetto is not where you live. The ghetto is inside your mind. And anyone who tells you that you can’t get out of the ghettos of your own mind has no idea what they’re talking about.
  • I wonder if heaven got a ghetto?
  • No matter where you from, there’s ghettos all over the place.
  • ‘Be faithful to your roots’ is the liberal version of ‘Stay in your ghetto.’
  • I’m ghetto chic, I’m where the hood and high fashion meet
  • When a black person has no electricity, no water, they call it the ghetto. When white people have no electricity and no water, they call it camping.
  • I’m responsible for what i did. I’m not responible for what every black male did. Yes! I call myself a THUG, because i grew up in the ghetto. And
  • im still standing.
  • I’ve told the kids in the ghettos that violence won’t solve their problems, but then they ask me, and rightly so; “Why does the government use massive doses of violence to bring about the change it wants in the world?”
  • After this I knew that I could no longer speak against the violence in the ghettos without also speaking against the violence of my government.
  • I was born and raised in the ghetto, on welfare, two minutes from homeless.
  • 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.
  • I don’t belong to any school or clique or ghetto. I don’t have any preconceived ideas. I’m trying to serve a story and not a genre or a style.
  • I lived in the projects and the ghetto, and turned the negative into a positive.
  • If I didn’t mould my reality then I’d still be in the ghetto where people like me are supposed to stay. You have to dream your way out of the nightmare.
  • I’m a ghetto man who made good. I never forgot where I came from and who
  • put me on top – God and Jack The Rapper.
  • I love rap because it talks about pain that comes authentically from the ghetto. It moves me.
  • Young ghetto boys thought that in this society, the good guys lost and the bad guys won.
  • I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid.
  • If the Negro in the ghetto must eternally be fed by the hand that pushes
  • him into the ghetto, he will never become strong enough to get out of the ghetto.
  • How could you be from the ghetto and be a rat?
  • For thugs from the ghetto, violence is a way of life – it’s what helps you survive.

Quotes About Ghetto Mentality

  • I change my style maybe every month. I’m, like, punk one month, ghetto fab the next, classy the next. I’m just young and finding out who I am.
  • One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism is that up to now there has been no national organization which could speak to the growing militancy of young black people in the urban ghetto.
  • You don’t need money to be creative. The ghetto builds champions every day.
  • It all happened so fast. The ghetto. The deportation. The sealed cattle car. The fiery altar upon which the history of our people and the future of mankind were meant to be sacrificed.
  • Growing up in the ghetto is pretty hard. It’s poverty; it’s frustration.
  • Matangi’s mantra is aim, which is MIA backwards. She fights for freedom of speech and stands for truth, and lives in the ghetto because her dad was the first person in Hindu mythology who came from the ‘hood, but had gained enlightenment through not being a Brahmin.
  • For thugs from the ghetto, violence is a way of life – it’s what helps you survive.
  • There’s no success story. Everybody’s got a ghetto story. You always want to make it bigger than what it is.
  • I came from the heart of the ghetto – there ain’t no suburbia in me.
  • ‘Be faithful to your roots’ is the liberal version of ‘Stay in your ghetto.’
  • Both my father and mother were survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Nazi concentration camps. Apart from my parents, every family member on both sides was exterminated by the Nazis.
  • If the Negro in the ghetto must eternally be fed by the hand that pushes
  • him into the ghetto, he will never become strong enough to get out of the ghetto.
  • I was born and raised in the ghetto, on welfare, two minutes from homeless.
  • I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid.
  • When I would go to the barrio, people saw me as a rich person, but when I’m around rich people, they see me as someone from the ghetto. It’s all perceptions. I like moving between worlds. I feel equally comfortable in both.
  • My original interest in the Nazi holocaust was personal. Both my father and mother were survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Nazi concentration
  • camps. Apart from my parents, every family member on both sides was exterminated by the Nazis.
  • When you a ghetto star, when you a hood star, you gonna take care of your grandmother, your mother. When you on that next level, you gotta take care of the city, the streets.
  • I stayed in the ghetto. Then I stayed in condos, then I stayed in penthouses, and then I stayed in mansions.
  • If I didn’t mould my reality then I’d still be in the ghetto where people like me are supposed to stay. You have to dream your way out of the nightmare.
  • I was only a working-class boy from a Nationalist ghetto. But it is repression that creates the revolutionary spirit of freedom.
  • I grew up in Ajegunle, which is like a ghetto and it was very difficult there. When it would get to the weekend, everybody was excited because they wanted to watch Man United play.
  • I’m just one woman away, my mother, from being the same as Mike Tyson. I
  • would’ve ended up like him if my mama had not been so tough and strong. A lot of people, including Mike, don’t know I came from the ghetto. They think I’m too nice and proper. But that’s the way my mama raised me – to look people in the eye and respect them.
  • It’s dangerous to be a child star, but it’s dangerous to be a child in the ghetto, or to be a child at school being bullied.
  • I always loved the way music made me feel. I did sports at school and all, but when I got home, it was just music. Everybody in my neighborhood loved music. I could jump the back fence and be in the park where there were ghetto blasters everywhere.
  • We want to make everybody mad enough to look at the ghetto right in their own state, not just to look at the middle-class and the rich areas.
  • Right after we recorded ‘Satanic Satanist’ and ‘American Ghetto’ here in
  • Boston, we decided we’d grow our hair out. This is – was – like the Beatles thing. I wanted to see these pictures later in life.
  • I try to use my experience and the fact that I grew up in the ghetto – I
  • tell people you don’t have to rob or steal to get out of the ghetto.
  • If you live in a ghetto and really want not to just change your life and
  • your family’s life but change your ghetto’s life, make your ghetto a good neighbourhood, learn science; try to be like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
  • Every mind is a clutter of memories, images, inventions and age-old repetitions. It can be a ghetto, too, if a ghetto is a sealed-off, confined place. Or a sanctuary, where one is free to dream and think whatever one wants. For most of us it’s both – and a lot more complicated.
  • Israel is in the grip of a ghetto mentality. We have a powerful army. We
  • have the atomic bomb. But the psychology of what comes out of Israel has
  • the tone of the Warsaw Ghetto.
  • ‘Ratchet’ has a lot of meanings. You can be a bad ratchet or a good ratchet. You can have fun, be ghetto, and get ratchet.
  • Not all cops are bad, but this kind of harassment has been going on for years in the ghetto.
  • How could you be from the ghetto and be a rat?
  • I learnt in South America and in Africa that people who have really big problems in the ghetto always keep a sense of humour and remain positive.
  • If not, you go down.
  • I don’t think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good.
  • I didn’t say I wouldn’t go into ghetto areas. I’ve been in many of them and to some extent I would say this; if you’ve seen one city slum, you’ve
  • seen them all.
  • I grew up originally in Rochester. It was where I was born and a very tough neighbourhood with a lot of violence. I consider myself lucky. When I
  • was aged 11, in 1998, Dad moved us to a suburban area from what was a ghetto area. It gave me a chance of survival.
  • I used to be a Peckham boy, we used to have ghetto boys or maybe like Brixton. And sometimes we’d hear about the greasiest ones but we’d never have seen them before.
  • I think my thing is I grew up in the ghetto, and I was able to get a second chance. That’s what I’m trying to tell kids.
  • Escape from the architecture ghetto is one of the major drivers and has been from the very beginning.
  • She’s like a Barbie, then she wants to be a superhero, or coming out of a spaceship and everything’s pink. She makes a certain move that’s ghetto
  • hood mixed with a little robot so its like I’m evolving Nicki Minaj and developing her style. She’s fearless, and I love her.
  • The great moments of rock ‘n’ roll were never off in some corner of the music world, in a self-constructed ghetto.
  • When we came out, they just labelled us ‘ratchet music’ cos we said ‘ratchet’ a lot. Ratchet means that’s it’s ghetto, but I would just call the music we’re making just good music.
  • Spanish Harlem is like every ghetto in America. There’s every distraction possible. To make it up out of there is really a task itself.
  • I would often get called in to play a very loud, obnoxious – which, truth be told, I can be loud and obnoxious. My issue was when it was like a ghetto girl; I didn’t think I was good at it; I didn’t feel authentic. And
  • so I had insecurities about going in on it.
  • Jamaica full of ghetto, but boy, I tell you: me never see it like that.
  • Living in Barcelona, I have my own little ghetto utopia. There are 3,000
  • ghost towns in Spain, and I’ve used the images of them a lot in my backdrops for my solo spoken-word stuff. The ghost towns could be from two buildings to 40 – things died out, or there were plagues, the roads don’t lead there, whatever.
  • The Twist was a guided missile launched from the ghetto into the heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.
  • Because I’m a young black man driving a really nice, expensive car, I sometimes get harassed when I’m rolling through a ghetto neighbourhood.
  • Why is it so hard for people to believe that white people are poor?! I wouldn’t say I lived in a ghetto; I’d say I lived in the ‘hood. The same friends I had back then are the same people on tour with me now.
  • In 1913, the noted German actor and director Paul Wegener was making a film in Prague when he heard the legend of Rabbi Loew, who created a golem
  • to protect the inhabitants of the Prague ghetto from persecution.
  • When I first heard rap, I wasn’t quick to be critical. I couldn’t understand what they were saying, but I had a feeling it was a reflection of what’s been happening in the ghetto.
  • I’m from Long Beach – not the best area in the world – and I had a lot of ghetto friends growing up.
  • Every ghetto you go to, Latinos and blacks are the two people that are together. We don’t look at each other in any different way, like ‘He’s black; I’m Latino.’ I look at us as one.
  • My style is ghetto chic. I love tacky jewelry, mega heels, high-waisted shorts, catsuits.
  • I come from the ghetto in Brazil, where we don’t have a lot of career opportunities, so I’m sure my family and people who live there never imagined that one day I’d become a singer and be able to perform at an event like the Olympics.
  • I was brought up in this part of Detroit that they used to call the ghetto.
  • Total ghettoization, because they were in charge of public housing, the local council, and they deliberately located people in a ghetto situation
  • in order to ensure that they maintained control.
  • The year the bus drivers went on strike in Pittsburgh, I was twenty-three and living on the edge of the city in a neighborhood that was on the verge of becoming a ghetto. I had just been fired from a good job as a cartographer in a design studio where I had worked for about four months.

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