Kevin Gates' 55 Most Inspiring Quotes About Success (2023) (2023)

Kevin Gates was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is a rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.

On October 12, 2013, Gates released his debut album, The Luca Brasi Story, to critical acclaim. In the same year he signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records and released his second studio album "Islah".

In November 2014, it was announced that Kevin Gates had signed a new $10 million management deal with Interscope Records.

On July 21, 2016, Kevin's third studio album The Best of Both Worlds was released to critical acclaim and commercial success.

Here is the list of his most inspirational and wise quotes about music, success and life that will give you courage to work hard towards your goals.

Kevin Gates' 55 Most Inspiring Quotes About Success

1. "I took it out of the mud, no one ever gave it to me." ~Kevin Gates

2. “Money comes, money has to come back. I'm not waiting for anyone, I'm going to make it.” ~Kevin Gates

3. "I have 6 jobs, I can't get enough!" - Kevin Gates

4. “It's about really being who you are as an individual and not apologizing for it, that's it. I can feel the growth from my first mixtape to today. With each song, I want to give you a piece of who I am as an individual.” ~Kevin Gates

5. "I'm a bookworm. I know that with my physical appearance, I don't look like the typical reader. I'm at Barnes & Noble all the time, and you can look at the people who seem to need to be there. I'm there, pants down, hat inside out.” ~Kevin Gates

6. “I like being with my family. This is my party.” ~Kevin Gates

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7. "I've always been a loner." ~Kevin Gates

8. "I get inspired by everything that's going on around me. I'm a sponge. I'm very analytical. I notice things that most people don't." ~Kevin Gates

9. "From my window... I see everything I dream and desire" - Kevin Gates

10. "Knowledge is provided, but only for those who need to know." ~Kevin Gates

11. "If you associate yourself with peer pressure or complacency, you are doomed." ~Kevin Gates

12. “A vision without action is just a dream. Action, it's the routine, it's the rush, it's the persistence. ~Kevin Gates

13. "I don't pay attention to selling because that's not what it's about for me. It's about the music. Music is all I have.” ~Kevin Gates

14. "Why accept failure when success comes for free?" ~Kevin Gates

15. "True wealth does not come from the pocket, it comes from the heart and mind." ~Kevin Gates

16. "You have to be intimate with a person to know them." ~Kevin Gates

17. "I can't say that any artist inspired me because I'm inspired by the things that are happening around me." ~Kevin Gates

18. “I don't give anyone a reason to hate me, they create their own drama out of pure jealousy. Keep your ears open, your mouth closed.” ~Kevin Gates

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19. “Wealth doesn't come out of your pocket. It's from the heart. It's from the mind. I live like this You could give me a fish for a day and feed me more, but if you teach me how to fish, you'll feed me forever. So that's really my philosophy on everything.” ~Kevin Gates

20. "Biggie Smalls, Jay-Z, Nas, Eminem, Big L, Tupac. That was in my top 5 overall." ~Kevin Gates

21. "I always wanted a family." ~Kevin Gates

22. "I've had better mixtapes than the albums I've heard from other artists. I take my time; I put my heart into it.” ~Kevin Gates

23. "You can't make everyone happy and still be on top." ~Kevin Gates

24. "If it's important to you, pursue it aggressively." ~Kevin Gates

25. "Those who hate you the most are usually the people you know." ~Kevin Gates

26. "Inform, improve, do better, and I think that's what my first daughter did to me, so I named my first album after my first daughter." ~Kevin Gates

27. "I believe that life is a journey." ~Kevin Gates

28. "Wise men change, fools remain the same." ~Kevin Gates

29. "I adapt and adapt to the environment I'm in." ~Kevin Gates

30. "I live by the 10% rule. Save one, save a thousand.” ~Kevin Gates


31. "Without an understanding of evil... how can anyone truly appreciate the good." ~Kevin Gates

32. “I look at other people's lives and some people feel too old to play with toys. But I keep checking the toy section at the store because there were toys I wanted when I was little and couldn't have them. So I still get them.” ~Kevin Gates

33. "I don't really like to talk. I like to run. I'm not a talker. I'm a person of action.” ~Kevin Gates

34. "I never go into a situation with expectations." ~Kevin Gates

35. "I don't sleep much. I don't sleep much – work, work, work.” ~Kevin Gates

36. "When you enter the favela, having nothing makes you humble" - Kevin Gates

37. "Use the things that make you angry - as fuel to become better." ~Kevin Gates

38. “I am a perfect imperfection. My craft is perfected. I just need affection, emotionally. I'm an introvert, but it sounds like aggression.” ~Kevin Gates

39. "Coming from below, we're aiming for the stars." ~Kevin Gates

40. "All that is lost can be found, except lost time." ~Kevin Gates

41. "Don't be mad at me for being the best I was made for." ~Kevin Gates

42. "You can learn from a dummy. You can watch a dummy and learn what not to do. I've always been an observant person. You don't know how much you love something until you can't do it. That's one thing I can do." say I learned. I learned how much I love music.” ~Kevin Gates

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43. “Glory to God. I didn't do any of that. God did. I don't have the recipe or the blueprint. I have been praying about it and my prayers continue to be answered.” ~Kevin Gates

44. "If you stand for something, you don't have to stand for it at all." ~Kevin Gates

45. "If you follow your heart, you will always win." ~Kevin Gates

46. ​​​​"Everything lost can be found again, except lost time. A vision without action is just a dream. Action, is routine, is haste, is persistence." ~Kevin Gates

47. “The things that are hardest for me to put into words and talk about, I put into my music. I am super passionate about my craft and super passionate about what I do.” ~Kevin Gates

48. "I'm not afraid to make mistakes." ~Kevin Gates

49. "I've always been alone. I don't need a team. I don't do that entourage thing, 30 people, I don't do that. That's not me.” ~Kevin Gates

50. "When you enter the favela, having nothing makes you humble." ~Kevin Gates

51. “I have trust issues with letting other people know my innermost secrets for fear of how I might be seen. Everyone has it.” ~Kevin Gates

52. “When I went out on the street, I had to learn to read people from an early age. I'm a very analytical person. I notice a lot of things that people don’t.” ~Kevin Gates

53. "Never go broke or give up, that's what it takes to be a major." ~Kevin Gates

54. “My daily conversation consists of agitation. Grind from the bottom fed up and tired of the fight.” ~Kevin Gates

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55. "Prison was the best thing that ever happened to me." ~Kevin Gates

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