Nipsey Hussle’s genius continues to blossom beyond his 2019 demise. On the Late Night Motivation, we take a look at the inspirational Eritrean-American, whose life, art and work was a light to not just the black community but to the world at large. Here’s 12 of Nipsey’s best quotes, handpicked by yours truly, Paschal Agonsi.
Here we go:
Money is a tool – it’s the means, not the end. Inspiration is the metric that dictates whether or not a project is a success.
If you look at the people in your circle and don’t get inspired, then you don’t have a circle. You have a cage.
The best thing you can do for a person is to inspire them. That’s the best currency you can offer: inspiration.
Most important thing to get rid of is doubt. If you got doubt in what you’re doing it’s not going to work.
The company you keep has a large influence on the situations you bring to yourself.
I taught all my (people) how to fish. Some caught more than others. Some said they rather be fed. Some passed me up in the process. But at the end of it all, I know I ain’t hide the game from my people and I’m real for that.
Instead of trying to build a brick wall, lay a brick everyday. Eventually you’ll look up and you’ll have a brick wall.
You’ve got to have faith in what you’re doing and not take no for an answer.
Success to me is just being able to do what you love to do and support yourself all through.
Sometimes you have to take two steps back to take ten forward
Luck is just bein’ prepared at all times, so when the door opens you’re ready
On a mission your worst enemy is idle time.