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65 Kid Cudi quotes and lyrics about success and confidence

Unafraid to show his emotions, these Kid Cudi quotes are simply amazing.

Published on October 28, 2019 6:15 AM EST
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Some may see emotion as a sign of weakness, but it is far from the truth. Kid Cudi has cemented himself into pop culture by being authentic to himself and letting his lyrics speak from the heart.

Looking for inspirational Kid Cudi quotes? We’ve prepared this collection of some uplifting quotes from the artist to inspire you. Enjoy!

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Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, professionally known as Kid Cudi,  is an American artist and actor. He is well known for his ‘new wave’ of rap music which has inspired many other artists, such as rappers Kanye West, Travis Scott, and Kendrick Lamar.

Born on January 30, 1984, Kid Cudi came to prominence following the release of his first mixtape titled A Kid Named Cudi (2008). Since then, he’s sold over 5 million singles and worked with some of music industry’s biggest artists such as Jay Z, Kanye West, Shakira, Mary J Blige and David Guetta.

Besides music, Kid Cudi has also appeared in several films and television shows such as “How to Make It in America” and “One Tree Hill.”

In 2013, Kid Cudi revealed how his initial sudden and unexpected fame drove him to alcohol and drugs. In an interview that same year, he disclosed how he had quit smoking marijuana two years earlier.

Despite facing a lot of inner struggles in recent years with drug addiction and depression, Kid Cudi has overcome his challenges and rediscovered his Everyday Power.

Below are some inspirational quotes from the artist, some of which have made their way to our list of best rap lyrics.

Great Kid Cudi quotes and lyrics about success

1. “I’m trying to change the world.” – Kid Cudi

2. “I just wanna learn and I wanna grow. I wanna consume as much information as possible. I wanna be great.” –Kid Cudi

3. “I’ve always been ahead of the curve when it came to trying new stuff in the underground scene.” –Kid Cudi

4. “I know it’s easy to imagine, But it’s easier to just do, See, if you can’t do what you imagine, then what is imagination to you?” –Kid Cudi

5. “Yeah, but if you’re not doing what everyone else is doing then you’re going to be misunderstood. People are going to wonder why you’re trying to be different; it’s just a natural instinct.” –Kid Cudi

6. “In music, you collaborate with people. It’s supposed to be a mutually beneficial thing.” –Kid Cudi

7. “I’m well known because I do music at a professional level, and a certain magnitude.” –Kid Cudi

8. “Striving for greatness and wanting to be the best at what you do are essential components to mastering your craft.” – Kid Cudi

9. “The goal is timeless. Chase the moment and you lose.”  – Kid Cudi

10. “Seeing people shine who deserve it is so f**kin cool.”  – Kid Cudi

Uplifting Kid Cudi quotes about life

11. “When life seems hopeless, rearrange things for a dose of dopeness.” – Kid Cudi

12. “My life is like a speeding bullet that just hasn’t hit the target yet.” – Kid Cudi

13. “You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found.” – Kid Cudi

14. “Wake up, life does get tough. No need to stress, holds you back too much.” – Kid Cudi

15. “Control your own life. Don’t give a shit about what other people talk about FAM. Haters will shake my hand but I keep the sanitizer on deck.” – Kid Cudi

16. “Always say how you feel because you never know if you’ll get the chance again.” – Kid Cudi

17. “If I fall if I die know I lived it to the fullest, if I fall if I die know I lived and missed some bullets.” – Kid Cudi

18. “Living life is a choice. Making a difference in someone else’s isn’t.” – Kid Cudi

19. “Not many people are true, fake as the lies they tell ” – Kid Cudi

20. “I’m an emotional creature. I make music to express that.” – Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi quotes about happiness

21. “Don’t let the sadness from the past and fear of the future ruin the happiness of the present.” – Kid Cudi

22. “I just wanna go on more adventures. Be around good energy. Connect with people. Learn new things. Grow.” – Kid Cudi

23. “People say that bad memories cause the most pain, but it’s actually the good ones that drive you insane.” – Kid Cudi

24. “I’m on the pursuit of happiness and I know, everything that shines ain’t always gonna be gold. But I’ll be fine once I get it, I’ll be good.” – Kid Cudi

25. “Have you ever noticed, the saddest person has the most beautiful smile.” – Kid Cudi

26. “Might take a while but eventually you’ll find the ‘good’ in ‘goodbye.” – Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi quotes to inspire confidence

27. “At the end of the day, you can’t regret it if you were trying. At the end of the day I’m walking with a heart of a lion.” – Kid Cudi

28. “You can’t judge my choices without understanding my reasons.” – Kid Cudi

29. “I have to be ahead of myself so I don’t just fit into the realm of everybody who sounds like me.” – Kid Cudi

30. “If you wanna help, inspire, uplift, don’t point the blame and talk down.” – Kid Cudi

31. “I’m a wizard and I know it.” – Kid Cudi

32. “My life, my choices, my mistakes, my lessons, not your business.” – Kid Cudi

33. “My mind runs I can never catch it even if I got a head start.” – Kid Cudi

34. “In the end, they’ll judge me anyway, so whatever.” – Kid Cudi

35. “I’m trapped in my mind and I know it’s crazy
Hey, it’s not that bad at all” – Kid Cudi

36. “I’m confident in my art.” – Kid Cudi

Kid Cudi quotes to inspire and motivate you

37. “Sometimes you have to forgive and forget. Forgive them for hurting you and forget they exist.” – Kid Cudi

38. “The three things a guy should want to change about his girl is her last name, address and her viewpoint on men.” – Kid Cudi

39. “I’m very close with my family, so my mom is part of my entourage.” – Kid Cudi

40. “I hope they understand that I really understand That they don’t understand.” – Kid Cudi

41. “Learn from this, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Hell does have an exit, and I found it. For those who are still looking for a way out, I left the door open and I’ll be waiting for whoever wants to grow with me.” – Kid Cudi

42. “Running from your problems is a race you’ll never win.” – Kid Cudi

43. “My whole thing is just to put out positive messages in the music, give people something that can change their lives.”  – Kid Cudi

44. “The ones that make it complicated never get congratulated”  – Kid Cudi

45. “You’d commit suicide trying to read my mind”  – Kid Cudi

46. “I’ve always felt that because I’m from Cleveland, which isn’t recognized as a place for hip-hop, I needed to step it up if I wanted to make myself known.”  – Kid Cudi

47. “Weird itself, even in the dictionary, is just something that is different and unexplainable. A weirdo is someone who follows their heart. I’m definitely weird, ain’t nothing wrong with that.” – Kid Cudi

48. “If you can’t do what you imagine, then what is imagination to you? – Kid Cudi

49. “All my life I’ve wanted to do something major.” – Kid Cudi

50. “I have everything I ever dreamed of in terms of stability. But I hadn’t been living that reality, because depression was f—ing me up. So this year I chose to be happy. I just woke up.” – Kid Cudi

Other inspirational Kid Cudi quotes

51. “They say we don’t know what we’ve got until it’s gone, but what about, we don’t know what we’ve been missing until it arrives.” – Kid Cudi

52. “When you try to convince yourself that something doesn’t bother you, it usually bothers you more.” – Kid Cudi

53. “There was a moment in time where I was really focused on the Navy and I followed through with it – I passed the test. I was happy with myself because I was accomplishing something and I was really working towards a goal. That was the first true thing I invested my energy in.”- Kid Cudi

54. “Never regret something, because at one point everything you did was exactly what you wanted to do. And sometimes that’s the hardest thing to realize.” – Kid Cudi

55. “Don’t hold strong opinions about things you don’t truly understand.” – Kid Cudi

56. “The people I met and the places I been Are all that make me the man I so proudly am.” – Kid Cudi

57. “Once I accomplish one thing and I’m satisfied, I try something else. I may be 50 and doing something totally outside of music and acting. Maybe I’ll become a kindergarten teacher.” – Kid Cudi

58. “It’s definitely the biggest lesson – not to take things personally. But it’s also the hardest one.” – Kid Cudi

59. “It’s true that pain makes people change.” – Kid Cudi

60. “I hope they understand that I really understand, That they don’t understand” – Kid Cudi

61. “It’s natural for people to point fingers. That’s my whole reason for trying to switch things up; don’t judge a book by its cover.” – Kid Cudi

62. “To be considered a celebrity, there’s a certain lifestyle that comes with that.” – Kid Cudi

63. “I have all these revelations as I’m writing. Each song is like a chapter of my diary.” – Kid Cudi

64. “My fans will tell you all day that I can rap. That’s all I need.” – Kid Cudi

65. “I don’t like to power trip, but when you’re a boss you have to fight for certain things.” – Kid Cudi

Which Kid Cudi quotes are your favorite?

Kid Cudi is known for his originality and creativity, as well as the emotion he conveys in his songs. He has amassed a large cult-like following and inspired other artists in the music industry as well.

Hopefully, these Kid Cudi quotes have inspired you to be the best you can be and to find your happiness within.

Did you enjoy these Kid Cudi quotes? Which of the quotes was your favorite? Tell us in the comment section below. We would love to hear all about it.

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